By J. D. Kenneth Boutin
Since the top of the chilly warfare, U.S. policymakers have confronted the problem of addressing the technological specifications of either fiscal competitiveness and nationwide defense. selling the technological ambitions of competitiveness and safety poses a frightening activity, as those ambitions can fluctuate 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 means of turning out to be technological globalization.
American know-how Policy analyzes the continued efforts of politicians, legislators, policymakers, and leaders to stability their often-conflicting technological specifications. J. D. Kenneth Boutin examines contemporary developments and advancements in American know-how coverage because it strives to aid high-technology agencies with no undermining nationwide defense. He then considers problems with autonomy, kin among the government and undefined, and the time-frame excited about formulating and enforcing coverage projects, all within the context of globalization.
Though pleasurable the formidable American technological time table is tough, it's most unlikely for specialists to prevent making the trouble, 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 security and financial progress. even if the post–Cold struggle expertise coverage of the us has been characterised by way 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 gurus search to restrict the level of compromise important by means of operating with neighborhood and overseas actors and via encouraging structural alterations within the surroundings for technological improvement, software, and diffusion.
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