American Sociological Association

Patterns of Scientific Research: A Comparative Analysis of Research in Three Scientific Fields

June 1, 1975
Hargens, Lowell

by Lowell Hargens This is a study of differences between disciplines in scientific research. It attempts to outline some of the linkages between the social organization of a scientific field and the personal experiences at work of those who work in that field. It is an essay on the more general sociological question of the relationships between social structure and personal experience. The study focuses on the research activity and experience of samples of American academic scientists. 95 pages, 1975.

American Sociological Association