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Chemistry in the Marketplace Paperback – 1 Dec 1997
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"An excellent reference source for real-life applications of chemistry." -- Dr. T.H. Randle, Swinburne Institute of Technology, Victoria, Australia
"Teachers looking for snippets of consumer information will find this book a treasure house...the author's relaxed conversational style makes for effective communication and amusing reading." -- Education in Chemistry
"Unique book which makes chemistry come alive." -- Dr. A.J. Davies, South Australian College of Advanced Education
From the Reviews of Earlier Editions: "Excellent and pioneering...It forced me to think, informed me greatly, and made me laugh." -- New Scientist --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
Ben Selinger is a professor of chemistry at the Australian National University and Scientific Issues Management Consultant and a longtime consumer activist. He has been a government chemical regulator, an expert court witness, and a setter of Australian standards for consumer products--all in the interests of making chemistry more accessible to discerning consumers.
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Generally if you get this book expect to be spending a long, long time reading it. Even if you are fast at reading, slow down and expect to take a lot of notes.
It's not cheap, but real value for money.