Perspectives in the Sociology of Science.
Blume, Stuart S.
Chichester and New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1977. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in good dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards. Dj has some light wear along edges with some scuffing to covers. Biggest flaw with dj is a 3" by 2" white stain (paint?) on the front cover's lower edge. 237 pages with a few figures, tables, notes, and index. A collection of 7 essays on the impact of society on scientific research. The essays are: 1. the sociology of scientific work and the history of scientific developments, 2. science policy and the development of science, 3. scientific career, scientific generation, scientific labour market, 4. competing professions and the public interest in the European Economic Community: Drugs and their quality control, 5. nationalisms and nationalization of the scientific field in Quebec, 6. towards a relevant sociology of science for India, 7. contray meanings of science-interactions between cultural and personal meanings of research in a developing country scientific research institution. Very Good in Good dust jacket Hardcover (Item ID: 16406)