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ERIC Number: ED304329
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 265
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-87168-332-6
ISSN: N/A
Science, Technology, and Society. Emerging Relationships. Papers from "Science," 1949-1988.
Chalk, Rosemary, Ed.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has necessarily played a major role in the debates over choices and responsibilities arising from the advances of science and its applications in a rapidly changing world. The editor of this volume has selected articles, editorials, and letters from the AAAS journal "Science," from 1949-1988, that deal with: (1) scientific freedom and responsibility; (2) the difficult ethical questions that have arisen in the practice of science and its applications; (3) the risks and benefits of new technologies and the making of decisions concerning them; (4) the conflict between the traditional openness of science and the pressures for secrecy arising from concerns over national security by government officials; and (5) other related matters. (MVL)
American Association for the Advancement of Science Books, P.O. Box 753, Waldorf, MD 20604 ($19.95; $15.95 to AAAS members).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Researchers; Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.
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