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dc.contributor.authorGusterson, Hughen_US
dc.coverage.temporalFall 2004en_US
dc.date.issued2004-12
dc.identifierSTS.011-Fall2004
dc.identifierlocal: STS.011
dc.identifierlocal: IMSCP-MD5-38bf8d4c860803cdadbcefb47e76fb16
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/49530
dc.description.abstractExplores the changing roles, ethical conflicts, and public perceptions of science and scientists in American society from World War II to the present. Studies specific historical episodes focusing on debates between scientists and the contextual factors influencing their opinions and decisions. Topics include the atomic bomb project, environmental controversies, the Challenger disaster, biomedical research, genetic engineering, (mis)use of human subjects, scientific misconduct and whistleblowing.en_US
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dc.subjectscienceen_US
dc.subjectsocietyen_US
dc.subjectethicsen_US
dc.subjectpoliticsen_US
dc.subjecttechnologyen_US
dc.subjecthistoryen_US
dc.subjectamericaen_US
dc.subjectcontroversyen_US
dc.subjectatomicen_US
dc.subjectwhistleblowingen_US
dc.titleSTS.011 American Science: Ethical Conflicts and Political Choices, Fall 2004en_US
dc.title.alternativeAmerican Science: Ethical Conflicts and Political Choicesen_US


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