- Title Pages
- Notes on contributors
- Scientific governance: an introduction
- 1 Give me a laboratory and I will win you the war: governing science in the Royal Navy
- 2 Bureaucratic reformism and the cults of Sir Henry Tizard and operational research
- 3 The evolving role of the Chief Scientific Adviser to the Cabinet, 1940–71
- 4 Mugwumps? The Royal Society and the governance of post-war British science
- 5 The Defence Research Committee, 1963–72
- 6 Defence research and genetic engineering: fears and dissociation in the 1970s
- 7 Geological governance: surveying the North Sea in the Cold War
- 8 Doing it for Britain: science and service in oral history with government scientists
- 9 Geneticists on the farm: agriculture and the all-English loaf
- 10 ‘Man against disease’: the medical Left and the lessons of science, 1918–48
- 11 Science as heterotopia: the British Interplanetary Society before the Second World War
- 12 Governing science on BBC radio in 1930s Britain: religion, eugenics and war
- 13 Governing the science of selection: the psychological sciences, 1921–45
- 14 Governing for happiness: Mark Abrams, subjective social indicators and the post-war explosion of ‘middle-opinion’
- 15 Governance through education: Herman Bondi, Karl Popper and the making of scientific citizens
- Scientific Governance in Britain, 1914-79
- Manchester University Press
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