9780073515359

Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Science, Technology, and Society, 8/e Expanded

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    9780073515359

  • ISBN10:

    0073515353

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/11/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
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Summary

This EXPANDED Eighth Edition of TAKING SIDES: CLASHING VIEWS IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY presents TWO ADDITIONAL current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. An instructor's manual with testing material is available online for each TAKING SIDES volume. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM is also an excellent instructor resource with practical suggestions on incorporating this effective approach in the classroom. Each TAKING SIDES reader features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and is supported by our student website, www.mhcls.com/online.

Table of Contents

Preliminary
The Place Of Science And Technology In Society 40224
Does Politics Come Before Science in Current Government Decision Making?
YES: 40226 Union of Concerned Scientists, from Scientific Integrity in Policymaking: An Investigation into the Bush Administration's Misuse of Science (Union of Concerned Scientists, 2004)
NO: 40227
""Statement on Scientific Integrity in the Bush Administration"" (April 2, 2004)
The Union of Concerned Scientists argues that
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