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Science  09 May 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5877, pp. 747
DOI: 10.1126/science.1157925

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Disrupting Science. Social Movements, American Scientists, and the Politics of the Military, 1945-1975. By Kelly Moore. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2008. 325 pp. $35, £19.95. ISBN 9780691113524. Princeton Studies in Cultural Sociology.

The author examines the postwar growth of scientists' activism against the bonds that linked U.S. science to the military and governmental power.