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Defending the nation : U.S. policymaking to create scientists and engineers from Sputnik to the 'War against Terrorism'
|Title||Defending the nation : U.S. policymaking to create scientists and engineers from Sputnik to the 'War against Terrorism'|
|Year of Publication||2005|
|Authors||Lucena, Juan C.|
|Pagination||vii, 183 p.|
|Publisher||University of America Press|
|Place Published||Lanham, Md.|
|Call Number||LC: Q127.U6; Dewey: 355.03|
|Keywords||Forschungspolitik. , Innere , Manpower , Nachwuchsf , Nationales , research , SCIENCE , Sicherheitspolitik. , technology , USA.|
This book provides a cultural history of science and engineering policymaking in the United States from World War II to the post 9/11 era. It examines aspects of science and engineering policy related to education and industry through both historical and future perspectives.
ill. ; 23 cm.Sputnik threatens America: making scientists for the Cold War -- Social and environmental problems in America: making scientists and engineers for domestic needs -- Japanese technology threatens America: making scientist and engineers for economic competitiveness -- America in the "new world order": making flexible scientists and engineers for global competition.Includes bibliographical references and index.Juan C. Lucena. More Records: Show record informationBook