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Science, Politics, and Environmental Policy, Fall 2004
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This class examines the role of science in the US environmental policymaking ...

This class examines the role of science in the US environmental policymaking process. It investigates the methods scientists use to learn about the natural world and the way scientific knowledge accumulates, the treatment of science by advocates and the media, and the role of science in legislative, administrative and judicial decision making. It considers how other political systems use science, in an effort to put the US approach in comparative perspective.

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Political Science
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Full Course
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M.I.T.
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M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Layzer, Judith