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The Resource Impure science : AIDS, activism, and the politics of knowledge, Steven Epstein

Impure science : AIDS, activism, and the politics of knowledge, Steven Epstein

Label
Impure science : AIDS, activism, and the politics of knowledge
Title
Impure science
Title remainder
AIDS, activism, and the politics of knowledge
Statement of responsibility
Steven Epstein
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Epstein shows the extent to which AIDS research has been a social and political phenomenon and how the AIDS movement has transformed biomedical research practices through its capacity to garner credibility by novel strategies
Member of
Awards note
Society for the Study of Social Problems C. Wright Mills Award, 1996.
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Epstein, Steven
Dewey number
362.1/969792/00973
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RA644.A25
LC item number
E68 1996eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • W1
  • WC 503
NLM item number
  • ME6490 v.7 1996
  • E62i 1996
Series statement
Medicine and society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • Sida
  • MEDICAL
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • United States
  • Aids
  • Forschung
  • Soziologie
  • USA
  • AIDS
  • Activisme
  • Kennissociologie
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Public Health
  • Health & Biological Sciences
  • Sida
  • Sida
  • Sidéens
  • AIDS
  • USA
Label
Impure science : AIDS, activism, and the politics of knowledge, Steven Epstein
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-443) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Controversy, Credibility, and the Public Character of AIDS Research -- The Politics of Causation -- The Nature of a New Threat -- HIV and the Consolidation of Certainty -- Reopening The Causation Controversy -- The Debate That Wouldn't Die -- The Politics of Treatment -- Points of Departure -- "Drugs Into Bodies" -- The Critique of Pure Science -- Dilemmas and Divisions in Science and Politics -- Credible Knowledge Hierarchies of Expertise, and the Politics of Participation in Biomedicine -- Notes -- Methodological Appendix -- Index
Control code
42854529
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 466 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520202337
Lccn
96016805
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)42854529
Label
Impure science : AIDS, activism, and the politics of knowledge, Steven Epstein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-443) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Controversy, Credibility, and the Public Character of AIDS Research -- The Politics of Causation -- The Nature of a New Threat -- HIV and the Consolidation of Certainty -- Reopening The Causation Controversy -- The Debate That Wouldn't Die -- The Politics of Treatment -- Points of Departure -- "Drugs Into Bodies" -- The Critique of Pure Science -- Dilemmas and Divisions in Science and Politics -- Credible Knowledge Hierarchies of Expertise, and the Politics of Participation in Biomedicine -- Notes -- Methodological Appendix -- Index
Control code
42854529
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 466 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520202337
Lccn
96016805
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)42854529

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