Politicizing Science
Politicizing Science

Politicizing Science

The Alchemy of Policymaking

POLITICAL SCIENCE

314 Pages, 6 x 9

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Paperback, $15.00 (US $15.00) (CA $17.00)

Publication Date: June 2003

ISBN 9780817939328

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Overview

In this book leading scientists share their experiences and observations of developing and testing hypotheses, offering insights on the dangers of manipulating science for political gain. It describes how politicization--whether by misapplication, overextension, or outright manipulation of the scientific record to advance particular policy agendas--imposes expenditures of money, missed opportunities, and burdens on the economy.

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