American Chemical Society (ACS) Lucy Pryde Eubanks,
Clemson University Catherine H. Middlecamp,
University of Wisconsin--Madison Carl E. Heltzel,
Environmental Risk Management Consultants Corp Steven W. Keller,
University of Missouri--Columbia
ISBN: 0073048763 Copyright year: 2009
Following in the tradition of the first five editions, the goal of this market leading textbook, Chemistry in Context , sixth edition, is to establish chemical principles on a need-to-know basis within a contextual framework of significant social, political, economic and ethical issues. The non traditional approach of Chemistry in Context reflect today's technological issues and the chemistry principles imbedded within them. Global warming, alternate fuels, nutrition, and genetic engineering are examples of issues that are covered in CIC.