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Bending science : how special interests corrupt public health research, Thomas O. McGarity, Wendy E. Wagner

Label
Bending science : how special interests corrupt public health research
Title
Bending science
Title remainder
how special interests corrupt public health research
Statement of responsibility
Thomas O. McGarity, Wendy E. Wagner
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
With alarming stories drawn from the public record, McGarity and Wagner describe how advocates attempt to bend science or 'spin' findings. They reveal an immense range of tools available to shrewd partisans determined to manipulate research
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McGarity, Thomas O
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA440.87.U6
LC item number
M24 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2008 G-357
  • WA 20.5
NLM item number
M478b 2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wagner, Wendy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public health
  • Environmental health
  • Environmental policy
  • Medical policy
  • Fraud in science
  • Pressure groups
  • Research
  • Public Health
  • Scientific Misconduct
  • Environmental Health
  • Jurisprudence
  • Public Policy
  • Public health
  • Environmental health
  • Environmental policy
  • Medical policy
  • Fraud in science
  • Pressure groups
  • Public health
  • Environmental health
  • Environmental policy
  • Medical policy
  • Fraud in science
  • Pressure groups
  • Santé publique
  • Hygiène du milieu
  • Environnement
  • Politique sanitaire
  • Fraude scientifique
  • Groupes de pression
  • Environmental health
  • Environmental policy
  • Fraud in science
  • Medical policy
  • Pressure groups
  • Public health
  • Forschung
  • Interessenverband
  • Gesundheit
  • Gesundheitswesen
  • Naturvetenskaplig forskning
  • Intressegrupper
  • Public health
  • Environmental health
  • Environmental policy
  • Medical policy
  • Fraud in science
  • Pressure groups
  • United States
  • United States
  • USA
Label
Bending science : how special interests corrupt public health research, Thomas O. McGarity, Wendy E. Wagner
Instantiates
Publication
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
Contents
Why bend science? the players, the setting, and the consequences -- Where are the scientists? distorting science without oversight or penalty -- Shaping science: the art of creating research to fit one's needs -- Hiding science: the art of concealing unwelcome information -- Attacking science: the art of turning reliable research into "junk" -- Harassing scientists: the art of bullying scientists who produce damaging research -- Packaging science: the art of assembling an expert group to advance a favored outcome -- Spinning science: the art of manipulating public perceptions about credible science -- Restoring science: forcing bent science out into the open -- Reforming science oversight: instituting more vigorous oversight processes -- Final thoughts: a broader perspective on the problem and the prospects for change
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 384 pages
Isbn
9780674028159
Lccn
2007043110
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 2734235
  • 9780674028159
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)175174375
Label
Bending science : how special interests corrupt public health research, Thomas O. McGarity, Wendy E. Wagner
Publication
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
Contents
Why bend science? the players, the setting, and the consequences -- Where are the scientists? distorting science without oversight or penalty -- Shaping science: the art of creating research to fit one's needs -- Hiding science: the art of concealing unwelcome information -- Attacking science: the art of turning reliable research into "junk" -- Harassing scientists: the art of bullying scientists who produce damaging research -- Packaging science: the art of assembling an expert group to advance a favored outcome -- Spinning science: the art of manipulating public perceptions about credible science -- Restoring science: forcing bent science out into the open -- Reforming science oversight: instituting more vigorous oversight processes -- Final thoughts: a broader perspective on the problem and the prospects for change
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 384 pages
Isbn
9780674028159
Lccn
2007043110
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 2734235
  • 9780674028159
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)175174375

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