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Science at the bar [electronic resource] : law, science, and technology in America / Sheila Jasanoff.

By: Jasanoff, Sheila.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1995Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 285 p.).ISBN: 9780674039124 (electronic bk.); 0674039122 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Science and law | Technology and law | Sciences et droit | Technologie et droit | LAW -- Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice | Natuurwetenschappen | Criminologie | Law | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Science at the bar.DDC classification: 344.73/095 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The intersections of science and law -- Changing knowledge, changing rules -- The law's construction of expertise -- The technical discourse of government -- Law in the republic of science -- Toxic torts and the politics of causation -- Legal encounters with genetic engineering -- Family affairs -- Definitions of life and death -- Toward a more reflective alliance.
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"A Twentieth Century Fund book."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-275) and index.

The intersections of science and law -- Changing knowledge, changing rules -- The law's construction of expertise -- The technical discourse of government -- Law in the republic of science -- Toxic torts and the politics of causation -- Legal encounters with genetic engineering -- Family affairs -- Definitions of life and death -- Toward a more reflective alliance.

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Science at the bar by Jasanoff, Sheila. ©1995
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