Scientific Controversies: Case Studies in the Resolution and Closure of Disputes in Science and Technology

By: Engelhardt, Jr., H

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Collection of essays which examines how disputes and controversies in the application of scientific knowledge are resolved - considering four examples of public controversy - the efficacy of Laetrile; the classification of homosexuality as a disease; the setting of safety standards in the workplace, and the utility of nuclear energy as a source of power. Very good clean paperback with creases to corners of rear cover. 639 pages. Prompt dispatch.

Title: Scientific Controversies: Case Studies in the Resolution and Closure of Disputes in Science and Technology

Author Name: Engelhardt, Jr., H

Categories: Science & Mathematics,

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press: 2010

ISBN Number: 0521275601

ISBN Number 13: 9780521275606

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 066980

Keywords: , Science, Technology,