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Controversies in Science and Technology: From Sustainability to Surveillance

Daniel Lee Kleinman, Karen A. Cloud-Hansen, and Jo Handelsman


When it comes to any current scientific debate, there are more than two sides to every story. Controversies in Science and Technology, Volume 4 analyzes controversial topics in science and technology-infrastructure, ecosystem management, food security, and plastics and health-from multiple points of view. The editors have compiled thought-provoking essays from a variety of experts from academia and beyond, creating a volume that addresses many of the issues surrounding these scientific debates. Part I of the volume discusses infrastructure, and the real meaning behind the term in today's soc ... More

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Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199383771
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199383771.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel Lee Kleinman, editor

Karen A. Cloud-Hansen, editor

Jo Handelsman, editor

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Part One Infrastructure Development: Resilience, Privacy, and Well-Being

Chapter 3 Critical Infrastructure in Extreme Events

Thomas A. Birkland and Megan K. Warnement

Part Two Food Policy: Balancing Productivity, Conservation, and Social Justice

Chapter 8 Global Obesity and Global Hunger

Kelly Moore and Judith Wittner

Chapter 10 Food Security and Gender

Belinda Dodson and Allison Goebel

Part Three Chemicals and Environmental Health: Defining Safety

Part Four Ecosystem Management: Protecting Nature and Livelihoods

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