Science Industry and Society: Studies in the Sociology of Science

1st Edition

Stephen and Steven Cotgrove & Box

Routledge
Published April 10, 2013
Reference - 212 Pages
ISBN 9780415850490 - CAT# Y151180
Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

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Summary

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.

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