The Scientific Power Elite — A Chimera; The De-Institutionalization and Politicization of Science
- 98 Downloads
The notion of “scientific establishments” almost inevitably raises associations of the plethora of writings on the emergence of a “scientific power elite”, a “new priesthood”, the “scientific-estate”, “new mandarins” and the like (1). These concepts, the latest example of which is Gouldner’s “new class” of intellectuals, have some common assumptions.
KeywordsScientific Knowledge Science Policy Project Group Scientific Expert Government Laboratory
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.