J. D. Kenneth Boutin's American Technology Policy: Evolving Strategic Interests PDF

By J. D. Kenneth Boutin

Since the top of the chilly struggle, U.S. policymakers have confronted the problem of addressing the technological requisites of either monetary competitiveness and nationwide defense. selling the technological pursuits of competitiveness and defense poses a frightening activity, as those pursuits can vary considerably by way of autonomy, the personal sector's position, and the time-frame concerned. The problems inherent in assembly those competing wishes for technological funding and assets are exacerbated by way of transforming into technological globalization.

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

Though pleasurable the bold American technological schedule is hard, it's most unlikely for experts to prevent making the hassle, given the excessive stakes concerned. Boutin's research is meant to notify those people who are charged with prioritizing and balancing the technological wishes of nationwide security and fiscal development. even supposing the post–Cold conflict expertise coverage of the U.S. has been characterised by means of efforts to accomplish a stability among those competing priorities, the dominant concentration continues to be on nationwide protection. Boutin explains the ways that American specialists search to restrict the level of compromise priceless through operating with neighborhood and international actors and through encouraging structural alterations within the setting for technological improvement, program, and diffusion.

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