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Extending the Mertonian Norms: Scientists’ Subscription to Norms of Research

Professor of Higher Education, University of Minnesota.
The Journal of Higher Education (Impact Factor: 1.15). 05/2010; 81(3):366-393. DOI: 10.1353/jhe.0.0095
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ABSTRACT This analysis, based on focus groups and a national survey, assesses scientists' subscription to the Mertonian norms of science and associated counternorms. It also supports extension of these norms to governance (as opposed to administration), as a norm of decision-making, and quality (as opposed to quantity), as a evaluative norm.

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