Science for sale the perils, rewards, and delusions of campus capitalism /

In recent years the news media have been awash in stories about increasingly close ties between college campuses and multimillion-dollar corporations. Our nation?s universities, the story goes, reap enormous windfalls patenting products of scientific research that have been primarily funded by taxpa...

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Main Author: Greenberg, Daniel S., 1931-
Format: EBOOK
Language:English
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
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Summary:In recent years the news media have been awash in stories about increasingly close ties between college campuses and multimillion-dollar corporations. Our nation?s universities, the story goes, reap enormous windfalls patenting products of scientific research that have been primarily funded by taxpayers. Meanwhile, hoping for new streams of revenue from their innovations, the same universities are allowing their research?and their very principles?to become compromised by quests for profit. But is that really the case? Is money really hopelessly corrupting science?. With Science for Sale, accla.
Physical Description:1 online resource (viii, 324 p.)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-311) and index.
ISBN:9780226306261 (electronic bk.)
0226306267 (electronic bk.)