The Resource Galileo's middle finger : Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science., Alice Dreger, (downloadable audiobook)

Galileo's middle finger : Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science., Alice Dreger, (downloadable audiobook)

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Galileo's middle finger : Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science.
Title
Galileo's middle finger
Title remainder
Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science.
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Alice Dreger
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Language
eng
Summary
A powerful defense of intellectual freedom told through the ordeals of contemporary scientists attacked for exploring controversial ideas, by a noted science historian and medical activistAn investigation of some of the most contentious debates of our time, Galileo's Middle Finger describes Alice Dreger's experiences on the front lines of scientific controversy, where for two decades she has worked as an advocate for victims of unethical research while also defending the right of scientists to pursue challenging research into human identities.Dreger's own attempts to reconcile academic freedom with the pursuit of justice grew out of her research into the treatment of people born intersex (formerly called hermaphrodites). The shocking history of surgical mutilation and ethical abuses conducted in the name of "normalizing" intersex children moved her to become a patient rights' activist. By bringing evidence to physicians and the public, she helped change the medical system
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Dreger, Alice
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Narrator: Tavia Gilbert
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  • Nonfiction
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adult
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Galileo's middle finger : Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science., Alice Dreger, (downloadable audiobook)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=2181401
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Unabridged
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Unabridged.
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1 sound file
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781469061498
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(sound recording)
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  • audio
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  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
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Label
Galileo's middle finger : Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science., Alice Dreger, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=2181401
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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ocm00000088d9a816-245e-463a-8b52-b9ddf7312207
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781469061498
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
88D9A816-245E-463A-8B52-B9DDF7312207
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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