Honest Broker Making Sense of Science in Policy and Politics

ISBN-10: 0521694817
ISBN-13: 9780521694810
Edition: 2007
Authors: Roger A. Pielke
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Description: Relevant to a wide range of scientific disciplines, this is a practical guide for scientists, politicians and citizens to the relationship between science and politics.

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Book details

List price: $40.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/19/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Relevant to a wide range of scientific disciplines, this is a practical guide for scientists, politicians and citizens to the relationship between science and politics.

Roberta Brandes Gratzis an award-winning journalist, urban critic, and author of the acclaimed bookThe Living City. Her articles have appeared in theWall Street Journal,New York Times Magazine,The Nation,Tikkun,Planning Magazine, and theDaily News, among others. She lives in New York City.Roger Pielke, Jr., is a professor of environmental studies at the University of Colorado. The author ofThe Honest Broker, he lives in Boulder, Colorado.

List of figures and tables
Acknowledgments
Four idealized roles of science in policy and politics
The big picture, science, and democracy
Science and decision-making
Values
Uncertainty
How science policy shapes science in policy and politics
Preemption and the decision to go to war in Iraq
When scientists politicize science
Making sense of science in policy and politics
Applying the framework
Notes
References
Index

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