Science And Society In The Twentieth Century

Author: Wendy R. Sherman
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313322143
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Explains the impact of society on science and vice versa, covering research and discoveries in biology, chemistry, physics, and earth sciences over the past one hundred years.

Science And Society

Author: Peter Galison
Publisher: Taylor & Francis US
ISBN: 9780415937146
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Each volume begins with an introductory essay, written by one of the top scholars in thehistory of science. Students and scholars of modern culture, science, and society will find these volumes a veritable research gold mine.

The Science And Politics Of Racial Research

Author: William H. Tucker
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252065606
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Unlike other critiques of the scientific literature on racial difference, The Science and Politics of Racial Research argues that there has been no scientific purpose or value to the study of innate differences in ability between groups.

Science In The 20th Century And Beyond

Author: Jon Agar
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 0745634699
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Surveying modern developments in science from 1900 to the present day, this fascinating volume explores Einstein's new physics, the Manhattan Project, eugenics, biotechnology, the Human Genome Project and much more.

The Cambridge History Of Latin America

Author: Leslie Bethell
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521232265
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INTRODUCTION The development of science as an organized activity in Latin
America has rarely been smooth or lineal. Rather it has been replete with false
starts, with periods of consolidation followed by periods of fragmentation and
reverse, often for political reasons.' Moreover, the considerable national variation
both in the organization of science and the level of achievement of different
disciplines makes ...

Science In The Twentieth Century

Author: John Krige
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134406932
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For him the relationship between science and society went beyond the creation
of a scientific community. The question of 'relevance' was to crop up within policy
circles and academic research system in the 1970s in India, when the latter was
going through a crisis of dysfunction. Part of this dysfunction was imputed to the
feeling that the principal agenda of research in India was being set elsewhere,

Feminism In Twentieth Century Science Technology And Medicine

Author: Angela N. H. Creager
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226120249
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The essays in this volume explore how feminist theory has had a direct impact on research in the biological and social sciences, in medicine, and in technology, often providing the impetus for fundamentally changing the theoretical ...

Science In The Early Twentieth Century

Author: Jacob Darwin Hamblin
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1851096655
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The first A-Z resource on the history of science from 1900 to 1950 examining the dynamic between science and the social, political, and cultural forces of the era. * Over 200 A-Z entries on the key scientific discoveries, thinkers, ...