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Author Geiger, Roger L., 1943-

Title Research and Relevant Knowledge : American Research Universities since World War II
Published Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1993
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Contents Contents -- Tables -- Abbreviations -- 1. Origins of the Federal Research Economy -- 1. The Organization of Research for War -- 2. Universities and War Research -- 3. Postwar Federal Science Policy -- 4. The Postwar Federal Research Economy -- 2. Research Universities in the Postwar Era, 1945-1957 -- 1. From War to Peace to Cold War -- 2. The Burdens of Finance -- 3. Organized Research in Postwar Universities -- 4. An Autonomous Research Mission and Its Discontents -- 3. The Development of Universities in the Postwar Era -- 1. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2. The University of California, Berkeley -- 3. Yale University -- 4. Private Foundations and the Research Universities, 1945-1960 -- 1. Foundations and Academic Social Science -- 2. Foundation Support for University Advancement -- 5. University Advancement from the Postwar Era to the 1960s -- 1. Stanford University -- 2. The University of California, Los Angeles -- 3. The University of Pittsburgh -- 6. The Transformation of Federal Research Support in the Sputnik Era -- 1. The 1950s Research Economy and the Rise of NSF -- 2. Sputnik -- 3. The Politics of Academic Science
3. Georgia Institute of Technology -- 4. Private Industry and University Research -- 10. The New Era of the 1980s -- 1. Turning Outward -- 2. Research in the 1980s -- 3. Centrifugal Forces -- 4. Research Universities and American Society -- Notes -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y
4. Federal Support and the Golden Age of Academic Science -- 7. The Golden Age on Campus: The Research Universities in the 1960s -- 1. The Evolving University: Contemporary Perceptions -- 2. Changing Patterns of Research and New Research Universities -- 3. Academic Quality and Institutional Development -- 4. Graduate Education in the 1960s -- 8. Dissolution of a Consensus -- 1. The Student Rebellion -- 2. The Financial Crisis of the Research Universities -- 3. A Deeper Malaise -- 9. Surviving the Seventies -- 1. The State of Universities in the Mid-1970s -- 2. The University of Arizona
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