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Privatizing American Science

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HARDCOVER

$48.50 • £38.95 • €43.50

ISBN 9780674046467

Publication Date: 04/01/2011

Short

464 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 graphs, 15 tables

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    • 1. Viridiana Jones and the Temple of Mammon; Or, Adventures in Neoliberal Science Studies
  • I Why We Should Not Depend Upon the Existing Content of an “Economics of Science”
    • 2. The “Economics of Science” as Repeat Offender
  • II A Modern Economic History of Science Organization
    • 3. Regimes of American Science Organization
    • 4. Lovin’ Intellectual Property and Livin’ with the MTA: Retracting Research Tools
    • 5. Pharma’s Market: New Horizons in Outsourcing in the Modern Globalized Regime
  • III Where We Are Headed
    • 6. Has Science Been “Harmed” by the Modern Commercial Regime?
    • 7. The New Production of Ignorance: The Dirty Secret of the New Knowledge Economy
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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