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Technical Knowledge in American Culture

Science, Technology, and Medicine Since the Early 1800s

University of Alabama Press

Addresses the relationships between what modern-day experts say to each other and to their constituencies

  • Copyright year: 1996
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The Social Sciences Go to Washington

The Politics of Knowledge in the Postmodern Age

Rutgers University Press

What happens when the allegedly value-free social sciences enter the national political arena?  In The Social Sciences Go to Washington, scholars examine the effects of the massive influx of sociologists, demographers, economists, educators, and others to the federal advisory process in the postwar period. Essays look at how these social scientists sought to change existing policies in welfare, public health, urban policy, national defense, environmental policy, and science and technology policy, and the ways they tried to influence future policies.

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Race and Science

Scientific Challenges to Racism in Modern America

Oregon State University Press
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Service as Mandate

How American Land-Grant Universities Shaped the Modern World, 1920–2015

Edited by Alan I Marcus
University of Alabama Press

Completing a comprehensive history of America’s land-grant universities begun in Science as Service, the thirteen original essays in Service as Mandate examine how these great institutions both changed and were changed by the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

  • Copyright year: 2015
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