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Science Industry and Society: Studies in the Sociology of Science Stephen F. Cotgrove

Science Industry and Society: Studies in the Sociology of Science

Stephen F. Cotgrove

Published December 1st 2008
ISBN : 9780415474467
Hardcover
224 pages
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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 onMoreOriginally 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.