Controversies in Science and Technology
From Maize to Menopause
by Daniel Lee Kleinman, Abby J. Kinchy,
and Jo Handelsman
Written for general readers, teachers, journalists, and policymakers, this volume explores four controversial topics in science and technology, with commentaries from scientists and experts in such fields as sociology, religion, law, ethics, and politics:
  • Antibiotics on the Farm and in Our Food 
  • Genetically Modified Crops and Gene Flow: the science of genetic modification, genetic diversity, agricultural biotech and the environment, corporate patents and farmers' rights 
  • Women, Hormone Replacement Therapy, and Menopause: the history of hormone replacement therapy, the medicalization of menopause, clinical practice 
  • Smallpox, Bioterrorism, and Public Health: historical and medical overview of smallpox, the Emergency Health Powers Act, the war on bioterrorism, public resistance vs. cooperation. .
Controversies in Science and Technology
Controversies in Science and Technology
From Maize to Menopause
by Daniel Lee Kleinman, Abby J. Kinchy, and Jo Handelsman
The University of Wisconsin Press, 2005
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