Science-Mart: Privatizing American Science

Science-Mart: Privatizing American Science

by Philip Mirowski
     
 

This trenchant study analyzes the rise and decline in the quality and format of science in America since World War II. Science-Mart attributes this decline to a powerful neoliberal ideology in the 1980s which saw the fruits of scientific investigation as commodities that could be monetized, rather than as a public good.See more details below

Overview

This trenchant study analyzes the rise and decline in the quality and format of science in America since World War II. Science-Mart attributes this decline to a powerful neoliberal ideology in the 1980s which saw the fruits of scientific investigation as commodities that could be monetized, rather than as a public good.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674046467
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
04/29/2011
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
1,417,883
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.60(d)

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