• Beyond the Laboratory: Scientists as Political Activists in 1930's America

    Beyond the Laboratory: Scientists as Political Activists in 1930's America (Paperback) By (author) Peter J. Kuznick


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    DescriptionThe debate over scientists' social responsibility is a topic of great controversy today. Peter J. Kuznick here traces the origin of that debate to the 1930s and places it in a context that forces a reevaluation of the relationship between science and politics in twentieth-century America. Kuznick reveals how an influential segment of the American scientific community during the Depression era underwent a profound transformation in its social values and political beliefs, replacing a once-pervasive conservatism and antipathy to political involvement with a new ethic of social reform.

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    Beyond the Laboratory
    Scientists as Political Activists in 1930's America
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter J. Kuznick
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 374
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 509 g
    ISBN 13: 9780226465845
    ISBN 10: 0226465845

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    LC classification: Q175.52.U5 K89 1987
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    Edition statement
    New edition
    The University of Chicago Press
    Imprint name
    University of Chicago Press
    Publication date
    01 May 1989
    Publication City/Country
    Chicago, IL