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Scientific Governance in Britain, 1914-79
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'The wide range of case studies, both temporally and thematically, make this volume indispensable for any student of British science and government in the twentieth century.' Waqar Zaidi, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Annals of Science, December 2016 -- .
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Don Leggett is Associate Professor in the History of Science and Technology at Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan Charlotte Sleigh is Professor of Science Humanities at the University of Kent -- .
Scientific governance: an introduction - Don Leggett and Charlotte Sleigh Part I: Governance of science 1. Give me a laboratory and I will win you the war: governing science in the Royal Navy - Don Leggett 2. Bureaucratic reformism and the cults of Sir Henry Tizard and Operational Research - William Thomas 3. The evolving role of the Chief Scientific Advisor to the Cabinet, 1940-71 - James Goodchild 4. Mugwumps? The Royal Society and the governance of post-war British science - Jeff Hughes 5. The Defence Research Committee, 1963-72 - Jon Agar 6. Defence research and genetic engineering: fears and dissociation in the 1970s - Jon Agar and Brian Balmer 7. Geological governance: surveying the North Sea in the Cold War - Leucha Veneer 8. Doing it for Britain: science and service in oral history with government scientists - Sally Horrocks and Tom Lean Part II: Governance by science 9. Geneticists on the farm: agriculture and the all-English loaf - Berris Charnley 10. 'Man against disease': the medical left and the lessons of science, 1918-48 - John Stewart 11. Science as heterotopia: the British Interplanetary Society before World War II - Charlotte Sleigh 12. Governing science on BBC radio in 1930s Britain: religion, eugenics and war - Ralph Desmarais 13. Governing the science of selection: the psychological sciences, 1921-45 - Alice White 14. Governing for happiness: Mark Abrams, subjective social indicators and the post-war explosion of 'middle-opinion' - Scott Anthony 15. Governance through education: Herman Bondi, Karl Popper and the making of scientific citizens - Neil Calver Index -- .