Download PDF by J. D. Kenneth Boutin: American Technology Policy: Evolving Strategic Interests

By J. D. Kenneth Boutin

Since the tip of the chilly conflict, U.S. policymakers have confronted the problem of addressing the technological requisites of either fiscal competitiveness and nationwide defense. selling the technological targets of competitiveness and protection poses a frightening activity, as those pursuits can vary considerably when it comes to autonomy, the personal sector's position, and the timeframe concerned. The problems inherent in assembly those competing wishes for technological funding and assets are exacerbated by means of growing to be technological globalization.

American know-how Policy analyzes the continued efforts of politicians, legislators, policymakers, and leaders to stability their often-conflicting technological requisites. J. D. Kenneth Boutin examines fresh developments and advancements in American expertise coverage because it strives to help high-technology companies with out undermining nationwide safeguard. He then considers problems with autonomy, family members among the government and undefined, and the time-frame enthusiastic about formulating and enforcing coverage projects, all within the context of globalization.

Though enjoyable the bold American technological schedule is hard, it truly is most unlikely for specialists to prevent making the hassle, given the excessive stakes concerned. Boutin's research is meant to notify those who find themselves charged with prioritizing and balancing the technological wishes of nationwide safety and financial development. even if the post–Cold warfare know-how coverage of the U.S. has been characterised via efforts to accomplish a stability among those competing priorities, the dominant concentration continues to be on nationwide defense. Boutin explains the ways that American experts search to restrict the level of compromise invaluable by way of operating with neighborhood and overseas actors and by way of encouraging structural alterations within the atmosphere for technological improvement, program, and diffusion.

Show description

Read or Download American Technology Policy: Evolving Strategic Interests After the Cold War PDF

Best history of technology & engineering books

Download PDF by Rebecca Slayton: Arguments that Count: Physics, Computing, and Missile

In a swiftly altering international, we depend upon specialists to evaluate the promise and hazards of recent expertise. yet how do those specialists make experience of a hugely doubtful destiny? In Arguments that count number, Rebecca Slayton bargains an enormous new point of view. Drawing on new ancient records and interviews in addition to views in technological know-how and expertise experiences, she presents an unique account of ways scientists got here to phrases with the exceptional chance of nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs).

Download PDF by Mason C. Carter,Robert C. Kellison,R. Scott Wallinger: Forestry in the U.S. South: A History

In the course of the moment half the 20th century, the wooded area got rid of greater than three hundred billion cubic ft of trees from southern forests. but whilst, partnerships among private and non-private entities enhanced the stock, healthiness, and productiveness of this mammoth and resilient source. A finished and multilayered heritage, Forestry within the U.

Get The Identification of Firearms: From Ammunition Fired PDF

The Thirties was once a decade that supplied awesome breakthroughs within the box of forensic ballistics, or firearms identity. Following the St. Valentine’s Day bloodbath of 1929, the place ballistic specialist Calvin Goddard’s testimony introduced realization to the rather new box, a number of forensic ballistic books have been released.

Download e-book for iPad: Technical Ekphrasis in Greek and Roman Science and by Courtney Roby

Ekphrasis is time-honored as a rhetorical software for inducing enargeia, the bright feel reader or listener is really within the presence of the gadgets defined. This publication specializes in the ekphrastic suggestions utilized in historical Greek and Roman literature to explain technological artifacts. because the literary discourse on expertise prolonged past technical texts, this booklet explores 'technical ekphrasis' in quite a lot of genres, together with historical past, poetry, and philosophy in addition to mechanical, clinical, and mathematical works.

Additional info for American Technology Policy: Evolving Strategic Interests After the Cold War

Example text

Download PDF sample

American Technology Policy: Evolving Strategic Interests After the Cold War by J. D. Kenneth Boutin


by Brian
4.1

Rated 4.97 of 5 – based on 44 votes