Scientific characters : rhetoric, politics, and trust in breast cancer research / Lisa Keränen.

Author
Keränen, Lisa [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2010.
Description
xii, 236 p. ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Series
Rhetoric, culture, and social critique. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Scientists under scrutiny : the centrality of character in science-based controversy -- A beneficent healer and a career-minded falsifier? Physician-researcher role conflict and the Janus-faced Dr. Roger Poisson -- The rise, fall, and resurrection of a scientific revolutionary : competing characterizations of Dr. Bernard Fisher -- Fighting for a place at the table : women as consumers, partners, and subjects of science--and the "dark knight" who tried to "protect" them -- Recharacterizing science and public life : trust, dialogue, and citizen engagement.
ISBN
  • 9780817317041 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 081731704X (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780817384913 (electronic)
  • 081738491X (electronic)
LCCN
2009048780
OCLC
473121024
Other standard number
  • 99942549120
RCP
C - S