Denationalizing Science: The Contexts of International by Elisabeth Crawford, Terry Shinn, Sverker Sörlin (auth.), PDF

By Elisabeth Crawford, Terry Shinn, Sverker Sörlin (auth.), Elisabeth Crawford, Terry Shinn, Sverker Sörlin (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9048141745

ISBN-13: 9789048141746

ISBN-10: 9401712212

ISBN-13: 9789401712217

Present developments point out that during the future years transnational technological know-how, no matter if easy or utilized and related to people, gear or investment, will develop significantly. the most goal of this quantity is to attempt to appreciate the explanations for this denationalization of technological know-how, its ancient contexts and its social varieties. The creation to the amount units out the socio-political, highbrow, and fiscal contexts for the nationalization and denationalization of the sciences, techniques that experience prolonged over 4 centuries. The articles learn the explicit stipulations that experience given upward thrust to the expansion of transnational technology within the twentieth century. between those are: the necessity for cognitive and technical standardization of medical knowledge-products, strain towards cost-sharing of enormous installations akin to CERN, the voluntary and involuntary migration of scientists, and the worldwide marketplace for R&D items that has emerged on the finish of the century.
the amount increases many new questions for learn via historians and sociologists of technological know-how and poses difficulties which are of outrage either to scientists and technological know-how policy-makers.

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61-75. J. Longrigg wrote in 1969: "Our model is based on the assumption that the present state of international research relations . . among all the countries of the An Introductory Essay 41 globe is equal to the sum of interactions of foreign research policies of individual states ... " ("A Model of Foreign Research Policy," Scientific World, 1969,1: 17-21 on p. ) For John Ziman in 1991, the same rationale that dictates national science policy would be applied internationally or transnationally.

Congress of Arts and Sciences. Universal Exposition, St. Louis 1904 (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1905-07). David Cahan, An Institute for an Empire: The Physikalisch-Technische Reichsanstalt, 40 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. Elisabeth Crawford, Terry Shinn, and Sverker Sari in 1871-1918 (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989). Peter Lundgreen, Standardi~ation-testing-regulation: Studies in the History of Sciencebased Regulatory States , Report Wissenschaftsforschung, 29 (Bielefeld, 1986); Andrew Butrica, Paolo Brenni, Christine Blondel, and Peter Lundgreen, Standardization and Units in Electricity, 1850-1914, Papers arising from an international workshop held on July 6, 1988 at the Centre de Recherche en Histoire des Sciences et des Techniques, Cite des Sciences et de I'Industrie (Paris and Lancaster, 1989); and Christine Blondel, "Les premiers congres intemationaux d'electicite," Relations internationales 1990,62: 171-182.

The LGTRS dovetail the local, regional and national endeavors. Scientists operate simultaneously and on the three planes in complete comfort and without the slightest sense of contradiction or alienation. The salient feature of this new aspect of research practice and organization is oscillatory movement of individuals away from and going back to their home-base. Centrifugal and centripetal trajectories succeed one another as required by the research projects. R&D in the global economy The third force that has boosted the denationalization of science emanates from the private R&D sector.

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