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Author Greenberg, Daniel S., 1931-

Title Science for sale [electronic resource] : the perils, rewards, and delusions of campus capitalism / Daniel S. Greenberg.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 324 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-311) and index.
Contents A background note and acknowledgments -- Introduction -- pt. 1. The setting and the system -- 1. Money for science : never enough -- 2. Elusive industrial angels -- 3. Commercialize! It's the law -- 4. Changing attitudes -- 5. The price of profits -- 6. Conflicts and interests -- 7. A new regime -- pt. 2. As seen from the inside -- six conversations -- 8. Success and remorse -- 9. A congenial partnership -- 10. When the rules change in midstream -- 11. Profits and principles -- 12. Generations apart -- 13. The journals revolt -- pt. 3. Fixing the system -- 14. What's right and wrong, and how to make it better -- Epilogue : A parable for our time -- List of abbreviations -- Notes -- Index.
Summary In recent years the news media have been awash in stories about increasingly close ties between college campuses and multimillion-dollar corporations. Our nation?s universities, the story goes, reap enormous windfalls patenting products of scientific research that have been primarily funded by taxpayers. Meanwhile, hoping for new streams of revenue from their innovations, the same universities are allowing their research?and their very principles?to become compromised by quests for profit. But is that really the case? Is money really hopelessly corrupting science?. With Science for Sale, accla.
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Subject Research -- United States -- Finance.
Universities and colleges -- United States.
Research institutes -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Science -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Federal aid to research -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Greenberg, Daniel S., 1931- Science for sale. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007 9780226306254 0226306259 (DLC) 2006102639 (OCoLC)77520645
ISBN 9780226306261 (electronic bk.)
0226306267 (electronic bk.)
9780226306254 (alk. paper)
0226306259 (alk. paper)