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Academic Laboratories and the Reproduction of Proprietary Science: Modeling Organizational Rules through Autocatalytic Networks

Jeannette A. Colyvas and Spiro Maroulis

in The Emergence of Organizations and Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148670
eISBN:
9781400845552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148670.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter extends previous work analyzing the origins of academic entrepreneurship at Stanford with an agent-based model that simulates the rise and spread of patenting by research faculty, ... More


Intellectual Autonomy and the Politics of Slow Motion

in Unhastening Science: Autonomy and Reflexivity in the Social theory of Knowledge

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236382
eISBN:
9781846314322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236382.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter provides a broader historical background to the minimalist and pragmatic identification of science that has been attempted so far, in order to deepen the description/justification of its ... More


The Timescape of Science

in Unhastening Science: Autonomy and Reflexivity in the Social theory of Knowledge

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236382
eISBN:
9781846314322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236382.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter provides an overview of the main themes covered in the book. It also sets out the book's purpose — to offer a new account of what makes science special in the company of other human ... More


What (Again) is So Special about Science?

in Unhastening Science: Autonomy and Reflexivity in the Social theory of Knowledge

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236382
eISBN:
9781846314322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236382.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter takes up the fundamental notion of knowledge politics in order to prepare an alternative ‘normative description’ of scientific autonomy. The first step in the argument introduces a ... More


Ranking Diseases

Rachel Kahn Best

in Common Enemies: Disease Campaigns in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190918408
eISBN:
9780190918446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918408.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Health, Illness, and Medicine

From the 1960s to the present, advocates have introduced various criteria to highlight their diseases’ impacts, from mortality to health spending. These competing claims encouraged policymakers to ... More


The Nanjing Decade: Geological Expansion and the State

Grace Yen Shen

in Unearthing the Nation: Modern Geology and Nationalism in Republican China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226090405
eISBN:
9780226090542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090542.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 4 looks at how Chinese geologists tried to preserve their scientific autonomy against the growing demands of the Guomindang state in the “Nanjing Decade” (1927-1937). Having built up ... More


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