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Doubt is their product : how industry's assault on science threatens your health / David Michaels.

Michaels, David, 1954-
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Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

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xii, 372 pages ; 25 cm


The manufacture of doubt -- Workplace cancer before OSHA : waiting for the body count -- America demands protection -- Why our children are smarter than we are -- The enronization of science -- Tricks of the trade : how mercenary scientists mislead you -- Defending secondhand smoke -- Still waiting for the body count -- Chrome-plated mischief -- Popcorn lung : OSHA gives up -- Defending the taxicab standard -- The country has a drug problem -- Daubert : the most influential Supreme Court ruling you've never heard of -- The institutionalization of uncertainty -- The Bush administration's political science -- Making peace with the past -- Four ways to make the courts count -- Sarbanes-Oxley for science : a dozen ways to improve our regulatory system.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-356) and index.


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