By J. D. Kenneth Boutin
Since the top of the chilly battle, U.S. policymakers have confronted the problem of addressing the technological necessities of either monetary competitiveness and nationwide defense. selling the technological goals of competitiveness and defense poses a frightening job, as those goals can range considerably when it comes to autonomy, the non-public sector's function, and the timeframe concerned. The problems inherent in assembly those competing wishes for technological funding and assets are exacerbated by way of growing to be technological globalization.
American expertise Policy analyzes the continued efforts of politicians, legislators, policymakers, and leaders to stability their often-conflicting technological necessities. J. D. Kenneth Boutin examines contemporary tendencies and advancements in American know-how coverage because it strives to aid high-technology organizations with no undermining nationwide protection. He then considers problems with autonomy, family among the government and undefined, and the timeframe fascinated with formulating and imposing coverage projects, all within the context of globalization.
Though pleasant the formidable American technological schedule is tough, it truly is very unlikely for experts 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 safeguard and financial progress. even supposing the post–Cold struggle expertise coverage of the USA has been characterised via efforts to accomplish a stability among those competing priorities, the dominant concentration is still on nationwide safeguard. Boutin explains the ways that American experts search to restrict the level of compromise useful via operating with neighborhood and overseas actors and by means of encouraging structural adjustments within the atmosphere for technological improvement, software, and diffusion.
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