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Advice and dissent : scientists in the political arena / Joel Primack and Frank von Hippel.

; Von Hippel, Frank
New York : Basic Books, 1974.
ISBN 0465000908, 9780465000906

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Other Title Scientists in the political arena
Other Authors Von Hippel, Frank.
Subjects Politieke vorming.
Politique scientifique -- États-Unis.
Politique scientifique et technique -- États-Unis.
Science -- Social aspects -- United States.
Science -- Social aspects.
Science and state -- United States.
Science and state.
Sciences -- Aspect social -- États-Unis.
United States.
Description xi, 299 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1974.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The supersonic transport: a case history in the politics of technology -- The uses and limitations of science advisors -- Not the whole truth: the advisory reports on the supersonic transport -- Invoking the experts: the antiballistic missile debate -- Studies as an excuse for inaction: the Saga of 2, 4, 5-T -- The politician's helper: legitimizing the cyclamates decision -- The advisor's dilemma -- Toward an open advisory system -- The battle over president pesticides: from Rachel Carson to the environmental defense fund -- Mattew Meselson and federal policy on chemical and biological warfare -- Watching the federal government in Colorado: the Colorado committee for environmental information -- Stopping sentinel -- Public interest science in the university: the Stanford workshops on political and social issues -- Challenging the atomic energy commission on nuclear reactor safety: the union of concerned scientists -- When outsiders can be effective -- Organizing for public interest science -- Congress and technology -- The choice for scientists and for society.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1117780
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WorldCat Identities Primack, J. R.
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