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Science in the private interest

Sheldon Krimsky

Science in the private interest

has the lure of profits corrupted biomedical research?

by Sheldon Krimsky

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, MD .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSheldon Krimsky.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 247 p. ;
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22576186M
ISBN 10074251479X

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This book analyzes the roles interest plays in cognition, motivation and learning, and daily living, with a focus on its development and maintenance across life domains.

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