Making sense of science : (Record no. 163632)

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001 - CONTROL NUMBER
control field 19239652
003 - CONTROL NUMBER IDENTIFIER
control field UkLS
005 - DATE AND TIME OF LATEST TRANSACTION
control field 20190618125638.0
008 - FIXED-LENGTH DATA ELEMENTS--GENERAL INFORMATION
fixed length control field 160815s2017 mau b 001 0 eng c
010 ## - LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CONTROL NUMBER
LC control number 2016037738
020 ## - INTERNATIONAL STANDARD BOOK NUMBER
International Standard Book Number 9780674059696 (alk. paper)
020 ## - INTERNATIONAL STANDARD BOOK NUMBER
International Standard Book Number 0674059697 (alk. paper)
040 ## - CATALOGING SOURCE
Original cataloging agency MH/DLC
Language of cataloging eng
Transcribing agency MH
Description conventions rda
Modifying agency DLC
042 ## - AUTHENTICATION CODE
Authentication code pcc
050 00 - LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CALL NUMBER
Classification number Q225
Item number .D43 2017
100 1# - MAIN ENTRY--PERSONAL NAME
Personal name Dean, Cornelia,
Relator term author
9 (RLIN) 13765
245 10 - TITLE STATEMENT
Title Making sense of science :
Remainder of title separating substance from spin /
Statement of responsibility, etc. Cornelia Dean.
260 ## - PUBLICATION, DISTRIBUTION, ETC. (IMPRINT)
Place of publication, distribution, etc. Cambridge, Massachusetts ;
-- London :
Name of publisher, distributor, etc. The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press,
Date of publication, distribution, etc. c2017.
300 ## - PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Extent xi, 281 pages ;
Dimensions 22 centimetres.
336 ## - CONTENT TYPE
Content type term text
Source rdacontent
337 ## - MEDIA TYPE
Media type term unmediated
Source rdamedia
338 ## - CARRIER TYPE
Carrier type term volume
Source rdacarrier
504 ## - BIBLIOGRAPHY, ETC. NOTE
Bibliography, etc Includes bibliographical references (pages [265]-267) and index.
505 0# - FORMATTED CONTENTS NOTE
Formatted contents note We the people -- What we know, and what we don't know -- The belief engine -- Thinking about risk -- The research enterprise -- What is science? -- How science knows what it knows -- Models -- A jury of peers -- Things go wrong -- Misconduct -- Science in court -- Researchers and journalists -- The universal solvent -- A matter of money -- Selling health -- What's for supper? -- Political science -- Constituency of ignorance -- The political environment -- Taking things on faith.
520 ## - SUMMARY, ETC.
Summary, etc. Cornelia Dean draws on her 30 years as a science journalist with the New York Times to expose the flawed reasoning and knowledge gaps that handicap readers when they try to make sense of science. She calls attention to conflicts of interest in research and the price society pays when science journalism declines and funding dries up.--
Assigning source Provided by publisher
650 #0 - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name as entry element Science news
9 (RLIN) 729
650 #0 - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name as entry element Research
General subdivision Moral and ethical aspects.
650 #0 - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name as entry element Research
General subdivision Political aspects.
650 #0 - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name as entry element Science in popular culture.
650 #0 - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name as entry element Communication in science
9 (RLIN) 721
650 #0 - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name as entry element Science journalism.
General subdivision Moral and ethical aspects
999 ## - SYSTEM CONTROL NUMBERS (KOHA)
Koha biblionumber 163632
Koha biblioitemnumber 163632
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942 ## - ADDED ENTRY ELEMENTS (KOHA)
Source of classification or shelving scheme
Holdings
Withdrawn status Lost status Damaged status Not for loan Collection code Permanent location Current location Shelving location Date acquired Full call number Barcode Date last seen Cost, replacement price Koha item type
        Science & Technology Studies Collection Science Museum London Science Museum London Dana Research Centre Library: Books 2019-04-29 001.92 DEAN 2402384674 2019-04-29 14.95 Book