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Author Solovey, Mark, 1964-

Title Shaky foundations [electronic resource] : the politics-patronage-social science nexus in Cold War America / Mark Solovey.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 253 p. : ill.
Series Studies in modern science, technology, and the environment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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: towards 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Social sciences -- Research -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Endowment of research -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Cold War -- Social aspects.
World politics -- 1945-1989.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780813554655 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780813554662 (electronic bk.)

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