NEOLIBERALISM IN SCIENCE: STS APPROACH

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Transliteration of original Title: 
Neoliberalizm v nauke: podhod STS
Author(s): 
Petr Kusliy
Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences
Ekaterina Vostrikova
Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences
Issue number: 
No. 4 (Vol. 46)
Pages: 
105-127
Abstract: 

This article provides an overview of current research in the field of STS on neoliberalism. The paper discusses the major changes in science associated with the spread of neoliberalism. The following key aspects of neoliberalism influence on the development of science are discussed: the increasing commercialization of science (on the examples of commercialization of meteorology and privatization of stream restoration); an increasing influence of scientism in regulation of technology; and an increasing role of social activism in this regulation.

Keywords: 
neoliberalism, commercialization of science, STS
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DOI: 
10.5840/eps201546456