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Politics of Cancer : Malignant Indifference (Hardcover) (Wendy N. Whitman Cobb)

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This book examines the politics of cancer, explains how our government is intrinsically tied to cancer research efforts, and documents how major political actors make cancer policy and are influenced in their decision making by political, social, scientific, and economic variables.
• Offers a critical viewpoint into the politics of cancer from a political science perspective, including an analysis of the politics of scientific discovery and the construction of scientific knowledge• Identifies how the making of cancer policy is affected by various political, social, scientific, and economic factors and highlights how politics influences many decisions that should logically be based on science• Provides insights from the author's personal perspective on the subject, as her father is currently battling cancer and being treated in a clinical trial
Number of Pages: 195
Genre: Political Science, Health + Wellness
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
Author: Wendy N. Whitman Cobb
Language: English
Street Date: March 27, 2017
TCIN: 52220684
UPC: 9781440853302
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-9661
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