Science as intellectual property : who controls research?

TitleScience as intellectual property : who controls research?
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1984
AuthorsNelkin, D
Series TitleAAAS series on issues in science and technology; Variation: AAAS series on issues in science and technology.
Paginationix, 130 p.
PublisherMacmillan
Place PublishedNew York
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number0029490804; 9780029490808; 0029490901 (pbk.); 9780029490907 (pbk.); National Library: 8501298 LCCN: 83-3805
Accession Number9370984
Call NumberLC: Q180.U5; Dewey: 001.4; NLM: DD1981
KeywordsCommunicatie. , COMMUNICATION , CONFIDENTIAL , Forschungsfreiheit , information , Informationsfreiheit , Intellectual Property and Patents , MEDICINE , Naturwissenschaften , Politique , PUBLIC , Recherche , Recht , research , SCIENCE , Secret , University/Industry Collaboration , USA , Wetenschap. , Wissenschaft
AbstractThe controversial question of who controls research stands at the center of a growing number of legal and administrative disputes which raise critical issues of professional sovereignty, scientific secrecy, and proprietary rights. Although the idea of knowledge as property is not new, the scale and changing nature and structure of contemporary American research has intensified this debate. These and other aspects of this multifaceted problem are discussed in this seven-chapter book, which presents a balanced discussion of the complex issues from varying points of view, including the interests of scientists, the right of citizens to be informed, and the legitimate security needs of government and industry.
Notes22 cm.Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-120) and index.Dorothy Nelkin. More Records: Show record informationBook
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