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Author Michaels, David, 1954-

Title Doubt is their product : how industry's assault on science threatens your health / David Michaels.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    615.902 MIC    Available
Description xii, 372 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-356) and index.
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.
Subject Industrial toxicology -- United States.
Environmental health -- United States.
Science and industry -- United States.
Lobbying -- United States.
Health risk assessment -- United States.
Environmental Pollution -- adverse effects -- United States.
Carcinogens -- toxicity -- United States.
Industry -- standards -- United States.
Liability, Legal -- United States.
Lobbying -- United States.
Public Policy -- United States
ISBN 9780195300673 (alk. paper) : $27.95
019530067X (alk. paper)

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