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The Politics of American science, 1939 to the present. Edited by James L. Penick, Jr. [and others].

Rev. ed.. Cambridge, MIT Press [1972] .
ISBN 0262660148, 9780262660143, 9780262160537, 0262160536, 0262600145, 9780262600149

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George Washington
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
Q 127 .U6 P55 1972 Off-site
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
Q127.U6 P4 1972 Off-site
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
Q127.U6 P76 1972 Off-site
George Mason
Fenwick stacks
Q127.U6 P55 1972 Available Request
Other Authors Penick, James L.,
Subjects Government -- United States.
Politique scientifique et technique -- EĢtats-Unis.
Research Support as Topic -- United States.
Science -- United States.
Science and state -- United States.
Science and state.
United States.
Description viii, 453 pages 21 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Contents Introduction -- A historical overview -- Preparedness and war: American science in a world at war. The new agencies. The old agencies. Dissent. Challenge and opportunity -- Post-war planning for science 1945-1950 : The planning debate. The National Science Foundation controversy. The quest for control of atomic energy. The rise of medical research. New concepts in military research -- The middle years 1950-1957 : A problem of definition. A problem of politics : the battery additive controversy. Selected domestic problems of the middle years. A problem of administration at the top -- A problem of organization at the departmental level : military research and development -- The years of response 1957-1965 : Organization. Control. Prospects for the future -- A system in decay 1965-1970 : The military and American science. Toward new priorities.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)198538
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