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Science Industry and Society

Studies in the Sociology of Science

By Stephen and Steven Cotgrove & Box

Routledge – 2009 – 212 pages

Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

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Description

Originally published in 1970. Two major changes have characterised science in the twentieth century. Firstly, there has been its rapid growth. Secondly, and central to the theme his book – science is no longer mainly an academic activity carried on in universities. Industry will soon be the largest employer of scientists. This book deals with issues of bureaucracy in science threatening its creativity and the failure of industry to recruit the best graduates, as well as what attracts people to study science.

Name: Science Industry and Society: Studies in the Sociology of Science (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Stephen and Steven Cotgrove & Box. Originally published in 1970. Two major changes have characterised science in the twentieth century. Firstly, there has been its rapid growth. Secondly, and central to the theme his book – science is no longer mainly an academic activity...
Categories: Philosophy of Science, Sociology of Science & Technology, Sociology of Work & Industry