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Readings in Indian Sociology
Volume VI: Sociology of Science and Technology in India

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Sociology | Sociology of Science

January 2014 | 324 pages | SAGE India
Sociology of Science and Technology in India, is a collection of 12 articles in Sociology of Science and Technology (SST). It throws light on the major themes of SST, such as, role of science (theoretical), scientific community in India, productivity patterns in Indian Science and Technology (S&T) research, and S&T unleashing social change in India.
 
Series Note
Haribabu Ejnavarzala
Foreword
Binay Kumar Pattnaik
Introduction
 
I: ROLE OF SCIENCE (THEORETICAL)
N A Mavalankar
The Role of Science in Modern Society
Pravin J Patel
Robert Merton’s Formulations in Sociology of Science
 
II: SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY
V V Krishna
The Emergence of the Indian Scientific Community
E Haribabu
A Large Community but Few Peers: A study of Scientific Community in India
 
III: SCIENTIFIC PRODUCTIVITY
Binay K Pattnaik
Scientific Productivity: Sociological Explorations in Indian Academic Science
Kamini Adhikari
Scientific Goods & Their Markets
E Haribabu
Scientific Knowledge in India: From Public Resource to Intellectual Property
 
IV: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIAL CHANGE
 
Modern S&T
V K R V Rao
Science and Social Change: Emergence of Dual Society in India
R Sooryamurthy and Wesley M. Shrum
Is Kerala Becoming a Knowledge Society? Evidence from the Scientific Community
Gurdeep Singh Aurora
Green Revolution Technologies & Dry Land Agriculture
 
Traditional S&T and Involvement of Civil Society
Geeta Jayaram Sodhi
Traditional Potters & Technical Change in North Indian town
Vithal Rajan
People’s Science: A perspective from Voluntary Sector
 
Index
 
Appendix of Sources

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Binay Kumar Pattnaik

Binay Kumar Pattnaik is Professor of Sociology at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India, and former Director of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, India. He has contributed handsomely to the areas of sociology of science and technology, social movements, and development studies. More particularly, he has contributed to the studies on technology transfer and R&D in the Indian industry, scientific productivity, effects of globalization and liberalization on science and technology regimes in developing countries, science technology and social stratification, etc. His recent contributions include papers in... More About Author

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