2008, English, Book, Illustrated edition: Doubt is their product [electronic resource] : how industry's assault on science threatens your health / by David Michaels. Michaels, David, 1954-

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Doubt is their product : how industry's assault on science threatens your health / by David Michaels
 
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Physical Description
  • 1 online resource ( 1 v.)
Published
  • New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Doubt is their product : how industry's assault on science threatens your health /​ by David Michaels.
Author
  • Michaels, David, 1954-
Other Authors
  • Ebooks Corporation.
Published
  • New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Medium
  • [electronic resource]
Content Types
  • text
Carrier Types
  • online resource
Physical Description
  • 1 online resource ( 1 v.)
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Summary
  • "Doubt is our product," a cigarette executive once observed, "since it is the best means of competing with the 'body of fact' that exists in the minds of the general public. It is also the means of establishing a controversy." In this eye-opening expose, David Michaels reveals how the tobacco industry's duplicitous tactics spawned a multimillion dollar industry that is dismantling public health safeguards. Product defense consultants, he argues, have increasingly skewed the scientific literature, manufactured and magnified scientific uncertainty, and influenced policy decis.
Contents
  • 1 The Manufacture of Doubt; 2 Workplace Cancer before OSHA: Waiting for the Body Count; 3 America Demands Protection; 4 Why Our Children Are Smarter Than We Are; 5 The Enronization of Science; 6 Tricks of the Trade: How Mercenary Scientists Mislead You; 7 Defending Secondhand Smoke; 8 Still Waiting for the Body Count; 9 Chrome-Plated Mischief; 10 Popcorn Lung: OSHA Gives Up; 11 Defending the Taxicab Standard; 12 The Country Has a Drug Problem; 13 Daubert: The Most Influential Supreme Court Ruling You've Never Heard Of.
Notes
  • Description based on print version record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other Form
  • Print version Michaels, David, 1954- Doubt is their product. New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008 9780195300673 019530067X
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 9780199719761 (electronic bk.)
  • 0199719764 (electronic bk.)
Dewey Number
  • 615.902
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