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The sociology of science : theoretical and empirical investigations / Robert K. Merton ; edited and with an introduction by Norman W. Storer.

Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1973.
ISBN 0226520919

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Standard Title Sociology of science in Europe. 1. Sociology of science
Subjects Pesquisa Ou Investigacao Cientifica.
Science -- Social aspects.
Sciences - Aspect social.
Sciences -- Aspect social.
Description xxxi, 605 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1973.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 561-575) and index.
Contents Author's Preface -- Introduction/Norman W. Storer -- Part 1: The Sociology of Knowledge -- 1.1-Paradigm for the Sociology of Knowledge -- 1.2-Znaniecki's Social Role of the Man of Knowledge -- 1.3-Social conflict Over Styles of Sociological Work -- 1.4-Technical and Moral dimensions of Policy Research -- 1.5-the Perspect8ives of Insiders and Outsiders.
Part 2: The Sociology of Scientific Knowledge -- 2.6-Sorokin's formulations in the Sociology of Science -- 2.7-Social and Cultural Contexts of Science -- 2.8-changing Foci of Interest in the Sciences and Technology -- 2.9-Interactions of Science and Military Technique -- 2.10-The Neglect of the Sociology of Science.
Part 3: The Normative Structure of Science -- 3.11-The Puritan Spur to Science -- 3.12-Science and Social Order -- 3.13-The normative Structure of Science.
Part 4: The Reward System of Science -- 4.14-Priorities in Scientific Discovery -- 4.15-Behaviour of Patterns of Scientists -- 4.16-Singletons and Multiples in Science -- 4.17-Multiple discoveries as Strategic Research Site -- 4.18-The Ambivalence of Scientists.
Part 5: The Processes of Evaluation in Science -- 5.19-Recognition and Excellence: Instructive Ambiguities -- 5.20-The Matthew Effect in Sci3ence -- 5.21-Institutionalized Patterns of Evaluation in Science -- 5.22-Age, Aging and Age Structure in Science.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)755754
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WorldCat Identities Merton, Robert King, 1910-2003.
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