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Politics on the endless frontier : postwar research policy in the United States

Kleinman, Daniel Lee.

Durham : Duke University Press 1995

Available at Central Connecticut State University  Stack Level 6  (Q180 U5 K5 1995 )()

  • Title:
    Politics on the endless frontier : postwar research policy in the United States
  • Author/Creator: Kleinman, Daniel Lee.
  • Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press
  • Creation Date: 1995
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: xii, 248 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-241) and index.
  • Subjects: National Science Foundation (U.S.) -- History; Research -- Government policy -- United States -- History; Science and state -- United States -- History; Science -- Social aspects -- United States -- History
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-241) and index.
  • Contents: Thinking about the politics of science and science policy
    Mapping science: the scientific field in the United States, 1850-1940
    A scientists' war: institutional advantage, social connections, and credibility
    High hopes: setting the agenda in the battle for a postwar research policy
    Toward peace on the Potomac: state building and the genesis of the National Science Foundation
    From grand vision to puny partner: fragmentation and the U.S. research policy mosaic
    Possibilities and prospects: research policy at a new institutional divide.
  • OCLC Number: 31435110
  • Identifier: ISBN082231598X;ISBN0822315831;LCCN94041440