Honest Broker by Roger A. Pielke, Jr.
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Honest Broker
By Roger A. Pielke, Jr.

The Honest Broker

Making Sense of Science in Policy and Politics

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Honest Broker by Roger A. Pielke, Jr.

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Scientists have a choice concerning what role they should play in political debates and policy formation, particularly in terms of how they present their research. This book is about understanding this choice, what considerations are important to think about when deciding, and the consequences of such choices for the individual scientist and the broader scientific enterprise. Rather than prescribing what course of action each scientist ought to take, the book aims to identify a range of options for individual scientists to consider in making their own judgments about how they would like to position themselves in relation to policy and politics. Using examples from a range of scientific controversies and thought-provoking analogies from other walks of life, The Honest Broker challenges us all - scientists, politicians and citizens - to think carefully about how best science can contribute to policy-making and a healthy democracy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521873208
ISBN-10: 0521873207
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Pages: 198
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 19-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Roger A. Pielke, Jr.

Roger A. Pielke, Jr. is Professor in the Environmental Studies Program and a Fellow of the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado, Boulder. In 2006 he was awarded the Eduard Bruckner Prize for outstanding interdisciplinary research in climate work.

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