America by Design: Science, Technology, and the Rise of Corporate Capitalism

Front Cover
Oxford University Press, 1979 - Science - 384 pages
Oxford University Press paperback. Includes bibliographical references and index. pt. 1: Technology as social production. The wedding of science to the useful arts--1: The rise of science-based industry. The wedding of science to the useful arts--2: The development of technical education. The wedding of science to the useful arts--3: The emergence of the professional engineer. Preservation through change: Corporate engineers and social reform -- pt. 2: Corporate reform as conscious social production. Laying the foundation: Scientific and industrial standardization. The corporation as inventor: Patent-law reform and patent monoply. Science for industry: The organization of industrial and university research. Technology as people: The industrial process of higher education --1. Technology as people: The industrial process of higher education--2. A technology of social production: Modern management and the expansion of engineering. * dss 20081210.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Preservation Through Change Corporate Engineers
50
Part Two Corporate Reform as Conscious Social Production
67
The Corporation as Inventor PatentLaw Reform
84
Science for Industry The Organization of Industrial
110
Technology as People The Industrial Process
167
of Higher EducationII
224
A Technology of Social Production Modern
257
Epilogue
321
Notes
327
Index
371
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information