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Is American Science in Decline?

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$52.00 • £41.95 • €47.00

ISBN 9780674052420

Publication Date: 06/11/2012


240 pages

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

1 line illustration, 21 graphs, 30 tables


  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Evolution of American Science
  • 2. American Science and Globalization
  • 3. Why Do People Become Scientists?
  • 4. American Scientists: Who Are They?
  • 5. Public Attitudes toward Science
  • 6. Does Science Appeal to Students?
  • 7. Attainment of Science Degrees
  • 8. Finding Work in Science
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix A: Census and American Community Survey Data
  • Appendix B: NCES Survey Data
  • Appendix C: NES, NSRCG, and IPEDS Data
  • Appendix D: Detailed Statistical Tables
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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