ERIC Number: EJ401316
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Social Science Research on Biotechnology and Agriculture: A Critique.
Buttel, Frederick H.
Rural Sociologist, v9 n3 p5-15 Sum 1989
Examines trends in social science research on biotechnology and agriculture. Discusses role of private industry's biotechnology "hype" in defining social science research policy in universities. Suggests that widespread promotion of biotechnology as "revolutionary" contributed to lack of academic scrutiny. Examines social impact of agricultural biotechnologies. Contains 28 references. (TES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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