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The Resource The triumph of doubt : dark money and the science of deception, David Michaels

The triumph of doubt : dark money and the science of deception, David Michaels

Label
The triumph of doubt : dark money and the science of deception
Title
The triumph of doubt
Title remainder
dark money and the science of deception
Statement of responsibility
David Michaels
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Opioids. Concussions. Obesity. Climate change. America is a country of everyday crises -- big, long-spanning problems that persist, mostly unregulated, despite their toll on the country's health and vitality. And for every case of government inaction on one of these issues, there is a set of familiar, doubtful refrains: The science is unclear. The data is inconclusive. Regulation is unjustified. It's a slippery slope. Is it? The Triumph of Doubt traces the ascendance of science-for-hire in American life and government, from its origins in the tobacco industry in the 1950s to its current manifestations across government, public policy, and even professional sports. Well-heeled American corporations have long had a financial stake in undermining scientific consensus and manufacturing uncertainty; in The Triumph of Doubt, former Obama and Clinton official David Michaels details how bad science becomes public policy -- and where it's happening today. Amid fraught conversations of "alternative facts" and "truth decay," The Triumph of Doubt wields its unprecedented access to shine a light on the machinations and scope of manipulated science in American society. It is an urgent, revelatory work, one that promises to reorient conversations around science and the public good for the foreseeable future"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NLM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
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Michaels, David
Dewey number
362.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA427.8
LC item number
.M534 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WA 20.5
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  • Public health
  • Industries
  • Deception
Label
The triumph of doubt : dark money and the science of deception, David Michaels
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1089898755
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 330 pages
Isbn
9780190922665
Lccn
2019019548
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1089898755
Label
The triumph of doubt : dark money and the science of deception, David Michaels
Publication
Copyright
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1089898755
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 330 pages
Isbn
9780190922665
Lccn
2019019548
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1089898755

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