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Undermining science : suppression and distortion in the Bush Administration

Author: Seth Shulman
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows how the Bush administration systematically misled Americans on a range of scientific issues affecting public health, foreign policy, and the environment by ignoring, suppressing, manipulating,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Seth Shulman
ISBN: 9780520256262 0520256263
OCLC Number: 233592005
Description: xxv, 202 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Facts matter --
"Icing" the data on climate change --
Doctoring evidence about your health --
Abstaining from the truth on abstinence and AIDS --
Clear skies? healthy forests? understanding Bush's real environmental policy --
When good science is the endangered species --
Burying more than intelligence --
Stacking the deck --
Stem cells and monkey trials --
Restoring scientific integrity.
Responsibility: Seth Shulman.
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"Exhaustively sourced and researched, Shulman's book leaves no doubt that the integrity of government research is under attack.... A work of timely muckraking." - Discover Magazine "A concise, Read more...

 
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