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The brain bank of America : an inquiry into the politics of science / by Phillip [id est Philip] M. Boffey ; with an introduction by Ralph Nader.


New York : McGraw-Hill, [1975] .
ISBN 0070063680, 9780070063686

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Subjects Ciencia y estado -- EE. UU.
National Academy of Sciences (États-Unis)
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
National Research Council (États-Unis)
National Research Council (U.S.)
Politics -- United States.
Politique scientifique et technique -- États-Unis.
Recherche -- États-Unis.
Research -- United States.
Research.
Science -- United States.
Science and state -- United States.
Science and state.
USA.
United States.
Washington (D.C.) -- National Academy of Sciences.
Wissenschaftspolitik.
Description xxiii, 312 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1975]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Ralph Nader -- Emerging importance -- The honored elite -- How the brain bank functions, and malfunctions -- The special interests -- Radioactive waste disposal: the Atomic Energy Commission brings the Academy to heel -- The SST: playing the government's game -- Defoliation: the Academy as shield for the Pentagon -- The Food Protection Committee: protection for whom? -- Pesticides: the Academy versus Rachel Carson -- Airborne lead: a failure to delineate the hazards -- The Academy and the public interest -- Appendix A. An Act to Incorporate the National Academy of Sciences -- Appendix B. Executive orders governing National Research Council.
Geographic Area United States
Washington (D.C.)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1093686
(OCoLC)ocm01093686
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WorldCat Identities Boffey, Philip M.
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