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The honest broker : making sense of science in policy and politics / Roger A. Pielke, Jr.

By: Pielke, Roger A, 1968-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, c2007Description: x, 188 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780521873208 (hbk.); 0521873207 (hbk.); 9780521694810 (pbk.); 0521694817 (pbk.).Subject(s): Research -- Moral and ethical aspects | Research -- Political aspectsDDC classification: Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
List of figures and tables -- Acknowledgments -- Four idealized roles of science in policy and politics -- The big picture, science, and democracy -- Science and decision-making -- Values -- Uncertainty -- How science policy shapes science in policy and politics -- Preemption and the decision to go to war in Iraq -- When scientists politicize science -- Making sense of science in policy and politics -- Appendix: Applying the framework -- Notes -- References -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-182) and index.

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