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A Fragile Power: Scientists and the State

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When the National Science Foundation funds research about the earth's crust and the Department of Energy supports studies on the disposal of nuclear wastes, what do they expect for their money? Most scientists believe that in such cases the government wants information for immediate use or directions for seeking future benefits from nature. Challenging this oversimplified view, Chandra Mukerji depicts a more complex interdependence between science and the state. She uses vivid examples from the heavily funded field of ...

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A Fragile Power: Scientists and the State
2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691636108

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A Fragile Power: Scientists and the State
2014, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691607542

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A Fragile Power: Scientists and the State
1990, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691085388

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