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Author Keränen, Lisa.

Title Scientific characters [electronic resource] : rhetoric, politics, and trust in breast cancer research / Lisa Keränen.

Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2010.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 236 pages).
Series Rhetoric, culture, and social critique
Rhetoric, culture, and social critique.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Scientists under scrutiny : the centrality of character in science-based controversy -- A beneficent healer and a career-minded falsifier? Physician-researcher role conflict and the Janus-faced Dr. Roger Poisson -- The rise, fall, and resurrection of a scientific revolutionary : competing characterizations of Dr. Bernard Fisher -- Fighting for a place at the table : women as consumers, partners, and subjects of science--and the "dark knight" who tried to "protect" them -- Recharacterizing science and public life : trust, dialogue, and citizen engagement.
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Subject Breast -- Cancer -- Research -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Scientists -- Professional ethics.
Scientific surveys.
Scientific Misconduct -- ethics.
Ethics, Professional.
Ethics, Research.
Breast Neoplasms.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Keränen, Lisa. Scientific characters. Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2010 9780817384913 (DLC) 2009048780 (OCoLC)473121024
ISBN 9780817384913 (electronic bk.)
081738491X (electronic bk.)