Science policy and social policy

a background paper prepared for the Round Table on the Social Aspects of Science Policy, under the auspices of the University of Toronto Harry M. Cassidy Memorial Research Fund, 27-29 March 1969, Toronto, Canada. by Geoffrey Vickers in Toronto

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Edition Notes

SeriesScience and society
ContributionsRound Table on the Social Aspects of Science Policy, University of Toronto, 1969, Harry M. Cassidy Memorial Research Fund, Toronto
LC ClassificationsHM38 V54
The Physical Object
Pagination[17 leaves]
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17496051M

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