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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Table of Contents:
  • A background note and acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • pt. 1.
  • The setting and the system
  • 1.
  • Money for science : never enough
  • 2.
  • Elusive industrial angels
  • 3.
  • Commercialize! It's the law
  • 4.
  • Changing attitudes
  • 5.
  • The price of profits
  • 6.
  • Conflicts and interests
  • 7.
  • A new regime
  • pt. 2.
  • As seen from the inside
  • six conversations
  • 8.
  • Success and remorse
  • 9.
  • A congenial partnership
  • 10.
  • When the rules change in midstream
  • 11.
  • Profits and principles
  • 12.
  • Generations apart
  • 13.
  • The journals revolt
  • pt. 3.
  • Fixing the system
  • 14.
  • What's right and wrong, and how to make it better
  • Epilogue : A parable for our time
  • List of abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Index.