Changing Social Relations between Science and Society: Contemporary Challenges

  title={Changing Social Relations between Science and Society: Contemporary Challenges},
  author={Venni V. Krishna},
  journal={Science, Technology and Society},
  pages={133 - 159}
  • V. Krishna
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • Science, Technology and Society
Social history of modern science, particularly the way it acquired social legitimacy, clearly depicts the science and society relationships emerging from the time of Galileo. The social institution of science has evolved as one of the most powerful, highly influential and sought out institutions. Knowledge as public good; peer review of science; prominence attached to open publications; and premium placed on professional recognition and scientific autonomy remained the hall mark of science for… Expand

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