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Doubt is their product : how industry's assault on science threatens your health

Author: David Michaels
Publisher: Oxford ; Madrid : Oxford University Press, cop. 2008.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Michaels
ISBN: 9780195300673 019530067X
OCLC Number: 758140902
Notes: Índices.
Description: XII, 372 p
Contents: The manufacture of doubt --
Workplace cancer before OSHA : waiting for the body count --
America demands protection --
Why our children are smarter than we are --
The enronization of science --
Tricks of the trade : how mercenary scientists mislead you --
Defending secondhand smoke --
Still waiting for the body count --
Chrome-plated mischief --
Popcorn lung : OSHA gives up --
Defending the taxicab standard --
The country has a drug problem --
Daubert : the most influential Supreme Court ruling you've never heard of --
The institutionalization of uncertainty --
The Bush administration's political science --
Making peace with the past --
Four ways to make the courts count --
Sarbanes-Oxley for science : a dozen ways to improve our regulatory system.
Responsibility: David Michaels.

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...a powerful, thorough endictment of the way big business has ignored, suppressed or distored vital scientific evidence to the detriment of the public's health. * Nature *

 
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