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The no-nonsense guide to science

Author: Jerome R Ravetz
Publisher: Oxford : New Internationalist, [2006] ©2006
Series: No-nonsense guides (New Internationalist Publications (Firm))
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ranging over subjects as diverse as genetic engineering, biotechnology, medicine and military science, Ravets shows that seeing science as a process involving funding, research, reputations, publication and social and cultural concerns, gives us the best basis for effective action in the future.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ravetz, Jerry.
No-nonsense guide to science.
Oxford : New Internationalist, [2006]
(OCoLC)70672708
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome R Ravetz
ISBN: 9781906523749 1906523746 1904456464 9781904456469
OCLC Number: 776608768
Description: 1 online resource (142 pages) : illustrations, portrait
Contents: Science now --
How science changed reality --
Second thoughts from history --
Little Science, Big Science, Mega Science --
Scientific objectivity --
Uncertainty --
Science and democracy --
People's science --
Science, its future and you.
Series Title: No-nonsense guides (New Internationalist Publications (Firm))
Responsibility: Jerome Ravetz.
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Ranging over subjects as diverse as genetic engineering, biotechnology, medicine and military science, Ravets shows that seeing science as a process involving funding, research, reputations, publication and social and cultural concerns, gives us the best basis for effective action in the future.

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