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Product Description: This essay collection explores how democratic governments construct public reason―that is, the forms of evidence and argument used in making state decisions accountable to citizens.  The term public reason as used here is not simply a matter of constructing principled arguments that respect the norms of democratic deliberation...read more

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9780415524865 | Routledge, August 13, 2012, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This collection of essays by Sheila Jasanoff explores how democratic governments construct public reason, that is, the forms of evidence and argument used in making state decisions accountable to citizens.

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9780415624688 | Reprint edition (Routledge, September 20, 2013), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: This essay collection explores how democratic governments construct public reason―that is, the forms of evidence and argument used in making state decisions accountable to citizens.

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Product Description: Legal texts have been with us since the dawn of human history. Beginning in 1953, life too became textual. The discovery of the structure of DNA made it possible to represent the basic matter of life with permutations and combinations of four letters of the alphabet, A, T, C, and G...read more
By Sheila Jasanoff (editor)

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9780262015950 | Mit Pr, July 22, 2011, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Legal texts have been with us since the dawn of human history.

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9780262516273 | Mit Pr, July 22, 2011, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Legal texts have been with us since the dawn of human history.

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Biology and politics have converged across much of the industrialized world. Taking a look at some twenty-five years of scientific and social development, this work compares the politics and policy of the life sciences in Britain, Germany, the United States, and in the European Union as a whole.

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9780691118116 | Princeton Univ Pr, May 9, 2005, cover price $62.95 | About this edition: Biology and politics have converged today across much of the industrialized world.

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9780691130422 | New edition (Princeton Univ Pr, January 2, 2007), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Biology and politics have converged across much of the industrialized world.

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The field of science and technology studies has made considerable progress toward illuminating the relationship between scientific knowledge and political power. This book offers a collection of essays by leading scholars, showing how scientific knowledge embeds, and is embedded, in social identities, institutions, representations and discourses.

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9780415403290 | 1 new edition (Routledge, July 14, 2006), cover price $69.95 | About this edition: The field of science and technology studies has made considerable progress toward illuminating the relationship between scientific knowledge and political power.

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Product Description: Globalization today is as much a problem for international harmony as it is a necessary condition of living together on our planet. Increasing interconnectedness in ecology, economy, technology, and politics has brought nations and societies into ever closer contact, creating acute demands for cooperation...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Sheila Jasanoff (editor) and Marybeth Long Martello (editor)

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9780262101035 | Mit Pr, May 1, 2004, cover price $67.00 | About this edition: Globalization today is as much a problem for international harmony as it is a necessary condition of living together on our planet.

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9780262600590 | Mit Pr, May 1, 2004, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Globalization today is as much a problem for international harmony as it is a necessary condition of living together on our planet.

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Product Description: Notes on contributors Acknowledgements 1. The Idiom of Co-production Sheila Jasanoff 2. Ordering Knowledge, Ordering Society Sheila Jasanoff 3. Climate Science and the Making of a Global Political Order Clark A. Miller 4. Co-producing CITES and the African Elephant Charis Thompson 5...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Sheila Jasanoff (editor)

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9780415333610 | Routledge, April 1, 2004, cover price $206.00 | About this edition: Notes on contributors Acknowledgements 1.

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9780803940215 | Sage Pubns, October 1, 1994, cover price $123.95

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9780761924982 | Revised edition (Sage Pubns, November 1, 2001), cover price $102.00

By Sheila Jasanoff (editor)

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9781858984247 | Edward Elgar Pub, November 1, 1997, cover price $330.00

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Product Description: Issues spawned by the headlong pace of developments in science and technology fill the courts. How should we deal with frozen embryos and leaky implants, dangerous chemicals, DNA fingerprints, and genetically engineered animals? The realm of the law, to which beleaguered people look for answers, is sometimes at a loss--constrained by its own assumptions and practices, Sheila Jasanoff suggests...read more

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9780674793026 | Harvard Univ Pr, March 1, 1996, cover price $61.50 | About this edition: Issues spawned by the headlong pace of developments in science and technology fill the courts.

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9780674793033 | Reprint edition (Harvard Univ Pr, September 30, 1997), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Issues spawned by the headlong pace of developments in science and technology fill the courts.

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Product Description: How can decisionmakers charged with protecting the environment and the public's health and safety steer clear of false and misleading scientific research? Is it possible to give scientists a stronger voice in regulatory processes without yielding too much control over policy, and how can this be harmonized with democratic values? These are just some of the many controversial and timely questions that Sheila Jasanoff asks in this study of the way science advisers shape federal policy...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780674300620 | Reprint edition (Harvard Univ Pr, December 1, 1994), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: How can decisionmakers charged with protecting the environment and the public's health and safety steer clear of false and misleading scientific research?

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Product Description: Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic TitleThe 1984 lethal gas leak at the Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, may be the most extensively studied industrial disaster in history. In a departure from earlier studies that have focused primarily on the causes of the catastrophe, Sheila Jasanoff and the contributors to this volume critically examine the consequences of the accident...read more
By Sheila Jasanoff (editor)

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9780812232509 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, June 1, 1994, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic TitleThe 1984 lethal gas leak at the Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, may be the most extensively studied industrial disaster in history.

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9780812215328 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, June 1, 1994, cover price $26.50 | About this edition: Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic TitleThe 1984 lethal gas leak at the Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, may be the most extensively studied industrial disaster in history.

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Product Description: Jasanoff (Program on Science, Technology, and Society, Cornell) begins by describing some significant failures such as flu shots, Love Canal, and alar in administrative and judicial decisionmaking that fed the demand for more peer review of regulatory science...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780674300613 | Harvard Univ Pr, November 1, 1990, cover price $47.00 | About this edition: Jasanoff (Program on Science, Technology, and Society, Cornell) begins by describing some significant failures such as flu shots, Love Canal, and alar in administrative and judicial decisionmaking that fed the demand for more peer review of regulatory science.

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Product Description: This unique comparative study looks at efforts to regulate carcinogenic chemicals in several Western democracies, including the United States, and finds marked national differences in how conflicting scientific interpretations and competing political interests are resolved...read more

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9780871544087 | Russell Sage Foundation, July 1, 1986, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: This unique comparative study looks at efforts to regulate carcinogenic chemicals in several Western democracies, including the United States, and finds marked national differences in how conflicting scientific interpretations and competing political interests are resolved.

Product Description: Book by Brickman, Ronald, Jasanoff, Sheila, Ilgen, Thomas

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9780801416774 | Cornell Univ Pr, September 1, 1985, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Book by Brickman, Ronald, Jasanoff, Sheila, Ilgen, Thomas

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