Defending the nation : U.S. policymaking to create scientists and engineers from Sputnik to the 'War against Terrorism'

TitleDefending the nation : U.S. policymaking to create scientists and engineers from Sputnik to the 'War against Terrorism'
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsLucena, JC
Paginationvii, 183 p.
PublisherUniversity of America Press
Place PublishedLanham, Md.
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number 9780761831563
Accession Number62512707
Call NumberLC: Q127.U6; Dewey: 355.03
KeywordsForschungspolitik. , Innere , Manpower , Nachwuchsf , Nationales , research , SCIENCE , Sicherheitspolitik. , technology , USA.
AbstractThis 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.
Notesill. ; 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
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