The Resource Shaky foundations : the politics-patronage-social science nexus in Cold War America, Mark Solovey

Shaky foundations : the politics-patronage-social science nexus in Cold War America, Mark Solovey

Label
Shaky foundations : the politics-patronage-social science nexus in Cold War America
Title
Shaky foundations
Title remainder
the politics-patronage-social science nexus in Cold War America
Statement of responsibility
Mark Solovey
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Shaky Foundations provides the first extensive examination of a new patronage system for the social sciences that emerged in the early Cold War years and took more definite shape during the 1950s and early 1960s. Focusing on the defense department, the Ford Foundation, and the National Science Foundation, Mark Solovey explores the struggles of these various funders to define what counted as legitimate social science and how their policies and programs helped to shape the goals, subject matter
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
300.72/073
Index
index present
LC call number
H62.5.U5
LC item number
S65 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in Modern Science, Technology, and the Environment
Label
Shaky foundations : the politics-patronage-social science nexus in Cold War America, Mark Solovey
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: social scientists and their patrons in a remarkable era -- Social science on the endless (and end-less?) frontier: the postwar NSF debate -- Defense and offense in the military science establishment: toward a technology of human behavior -- Vision, analysis, or subversion? The rocky story of the behavioral sciences at the Ford Foundation -- Cultivating hard-core social research at the NSF: protective coloration and official Negroes -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn824698498
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 254 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813554662
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt4jvds6
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not applicable
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.b28154228
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)824698498
  • pebcs0813554667

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