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Controversy, politics of technical decisions / edited by Dorothy Nelkin.


Beverly Hills, Calif. : Sage Publications, [1979] .
ISBN 9780803912090, 0803912102, 0803912099, 9780803912106

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Other Authors Nelkin, Dorothy.
Subjects Besluitvorming.
Ciencia -- Aspectos sociales.
Environmental Health.
Naturwissenschaften.
Policy Making.
Politics.
Science -- Social aspects.
Science.
Sciences -- Aspect social.
Sociale aspecten.
Sozialpolitik.
Technik.
Technique -- Aspect social.
Technologie -- Aspect social.
Technologie.
Technology -- Social aspects.
Technology.
Wetenschap.
Series Sage focus editions ; v. 8.
Description 256 pages ; 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1979]
©1979
Notes "A Sage Mark edition."
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Science, technology, and political conflict : analyzing the issues / Dorothy Nelkin -- Part I. Efficiency versus equity -- The Toronto airport controversy / Jerome Milch -- Nuclear power and its critics : a sitting dispute / Dorothy Nelkin -- Environmental disputes in the USSR / Thane Gustafson -- Part II. Benefits versus risks -- The nuclear waste disposal controversy / Susan Fallows -- DES and the assessment of risk / Susan G. Hadden -- Setting occupational health standards : the vinyl chloride case / Michael Brown -- Part III. Regulation versus freedom of choice -- The automobile airbag / Judith Reppy -- The laetrile controversy / James C. Petersen and Gerald E. Markle -- Smallpox immunization : controversial episodes / Joshua Ira Schwartz -- Part IV. Science versus traditional values -- The fetal research dispute / Steven Maynard-Moody -- Creation versus evolution : the California controversy / Dorothy Nelkin -- Regulating recombinant DNA research / Sheldon Krimsky.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4515457
(OCoLC)ocm04515457
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