The Resource Impure science : AIDS, activism, and the politics of knowledge, Steven Epstein., (electronic resource)

Impure science : AIDS, activism, and the politics of knowledge, Steven Epstein., (electronic resource)

Label
Impure science : AIDS, activism, and the politics of knowledge
Title
Impure science
Title remainder
AIDS, activism, and the politics of knowledge
Statement of responsibility
Steven Epstein.
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Epstein shows the extent to which AIDS research has been a social and political phenomenon and how the AIDS movement has transformed biomedical research practices through its capacity to garner credibility by novel strategies
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Epstein, Steven
Dewey number
362.1/969792/00973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RA644.A25
LC item number
E68 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • W1
  • WC 503
NLM item number
  • ME6490 v.7 1996
  • E62i 1996
Series statement
  • Medicine and society
  • Medicine and society Impure science
Series volume
7
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • United States
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • Politics
  • Research
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • Patient Care
  • Probability
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • HIV Seropositivity
  • Human Experimentation
  • Communication
  • Government
  • Knowledge
  • Patient Participation
  • Zidovudine
  • Federal Government
  • Patient Compliance
  • Patient Selection
  • Public Policy
  • Social Change
  • Drug Industry
  • Homosexuality
  • Research
  • Drugs, Investigational
  • Research Design
  • Uncertainty
  • Dissent and Disputes
  • Social Dominance
  • Group Processes
  • Professional Competence
  • Life Style
  • Research Personnel
  • Research Subjects
  • Science
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations
  • Biomedical Research
  • Politics
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • Methods
  • Slow Virus Diseases
  • Persons
  • Patient Acceptance of Health Care
  • Health Services
  • Mathematical Concepts
  • Information Science
  • Decision Making
  • Thymidine
  • Social Control Policies
  • HIV Infections
  • Investigative Techniques
  • Consumer Participation
  • Statistics as Topic
  • Sexuality
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Social Behavior
  • Behavior
  • Social Sciences
  • Industry
  • Sociology
  • Therapeutics
  • Natural Science Disciplines
  • Chemicals and Drugs
  • Educational Measurement
  • Dideoxynucleosides
  • Psychology, Social
  • Health Behavior
  • Patient Care Management
  • Occupational Groups
  • Humanities
  • Organizations
  • Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
  • Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
  • Population Characteristics
  • Health Care Economics and Organizations
  • Thinking
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
  • Deoxyribonucleosides
  • Named Groups
  • Attitude to Health
  • Health Services Administration
  • Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms
  • Social Control, Formal
  • Pyrimidine Nucleosides
  • Epidemiologic Methods
  • Sexual Behavior
  • Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
  • Health Care Evaluation Mechanisms
  • Technology, Industry, and Agriculture
  • Virus Diseases
  • Disciplines and Occupations
  • Lentivirus Infections
  • Policy
  • Reproductive Physiological Phenomena
  • Community Health Services
  • Phenomena and Processes
  • Education
  • Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services
  • Consumer Organizations
  • Mental Processes
  • Nucleosides
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Psychiatry and Psychology
  • Health Care
  • Technology, Industry, Agriculture
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Immune System Diseases
  • Retroviridae Infections
  • Diseases
  • Public Health
  • Reproductive and Urinary Physiological Phenomena
  • Pyrimidines
  • Quality of Health Care
  • Psychological Phenomena and Processes
  • Nucleic Acids, Nucleotides, and Nucleosides
  • RNA Virus Infections
  • Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation
  • Heterocyclic Compounds, 1-Ring
  • Environment and Public Health
  • Heterocyclic Compounds
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Public Health
  • Health & Biological Sciences
Label
Impure science : AIDS, activism, and the politics of knowledge, Steven Epstein., (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction: Controversy, credibility, and the public character of AIDS research -- Part 1. The politics of causation -- Ch.1. The nature of a new threat -- Ch.2. HIV and the consolidation of certainty -- Ch.3. Reopening the causation controversy -- Ch.4. The debate that wouldn't die -- Part 2. The politics of treatment -- Ch.5. Points of departure -- Ch.6. "Drugs into bodies" -- Ch.7. The critique of pure science -- Ch.8. Dilemmas and divisions in science and politics -- Ch.9. Clinical trials and tribulations -- Conclusion: Credible knowledge hierarchies of expertise, and the politics of participation in biomedicine
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 466 p. )
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520921252
Lccn
96016805
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill. ;
System control number
  • (CKB)111000211185566
  • (MH)007146282-1
  • (SSID)ssj0000177542
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12037347
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000177542
  • (PQKBWorkID)10217549
  • (PQKB)10264844
  • (EXLCZ)99111000211185566
Label
Impure science : AIDS, activism, and the politics of knowledge, Steven Epstein., (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction: Controversy, credibility, and the public character of AIDS research -- Part 1. The politics of causation -- Ch.1. The nature of a new threat -- Ch.2. HIV and the consolidation of certainty -- Ch.3. Reopening the causation controversy -- Ch.4. The debate that wouldn't die -- Part 2. The politics of treatment -- Ch.5. Points of departure -- Ch.6. "Drugs into bodies" -- Ch.7. The critique of pure science -- Ch.8. Dilemmas and divisions in science and politics -- Ch.9. Clinical trials and tribulations -- Conclusion: Credible knowledge hierarchies of expertise, and the politics of participation in biomedicine
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 466 p. )
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520921252
Lccn
96016805
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill. ;
System control number
  • (CKB)111000211185566
  • (MH)007146282-1
  • (SSID)ssj0000177542
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12037347
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000177542
  • (PQKBWorkID)10217549
  • (PQKB)10264844
  • (EXLCZ)99111000211185566

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