On the Class Character of Science and Scientists

  • André Gorz
Part of the Critical Social Studies book series


All the talk about the proletarianisation of scientific workers just demonstrates one fact: most scientific workers still do not feel part of the working class. If they did feel part of it they would not discuss their proletarianisation. Do we discuss the proletarianisation of chemical workers, or engineering workers, or electricians, printers, service workers? We do not.


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Notes and References

  1. 1.
    H. Rose and S. Rose, ‘The Radicalisation of Science’, The Socialist Register (1972) pp. 105–32.Google Scholar

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© Hilary Rose and Steven Rose 1976

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