This might be of some interest. Our most visible advocates for or against "embeddedness" in these politically dicy times, continue to push the issues.
Note how H. Gusterson stresses that a so-called "purist" argument is based primarily on practical considerations.
Check out should professors go to war.
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Should Professors Go to War?
Is Bob Gatess new plan to fund academic research is just what the doctorate ordered, or a dangerous delusion? Two leading professors debate Project Minerva.
Hugh Gusterson: Why the Ivory Tower and the Pentagon Dont Mix
Peter D. Feaver: Pentagon Funding? Bring it on.
Gusterson responds: "Why Pentagon Money Is Tainted"
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