Beyond Sputnik: U. S. Science Policy in the Twenty-First Century

Beyond Sputnik: U. S. Science Policy in the Twenty-First Century

by Homer Alfred Neal, Tobin Smith, Jennifer McCormick
     
 

A timely introduction to all facets of U.S. national science policySee more details below

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A timely introduction to all facets of U.S. national science policy

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780472033065
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
07/23/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1 Overview of U.S. Science Policy

1 Science Policy Defined 3

2 U.S. Science Policy before and after Sputnik 17

3 The Players in Science Policy 25

4 The Process of Making Science Policy 52

5 Federal Funding for Research: Rationale, Impact, and Trends 72

Sect. 2 Federal Partners in the Conduct of Science

6 Universities 93

7 Federal Laboratories 117

8 Industry 134

9 The States 153

10 The Public 165

Sect. 3 Science Policy Issues in the Post-Sputnik Era

11 Science for National Defense 181

12 Big Science 197

13 Scientific Infrastructure 216

14 Scientific Ethics and Integrity 228

15 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education 250

Sect. 4 Science Policy in an Era of Increased Globalization

16 The Science and Engineering Workforce 277

17 Globalization and Science Policy 296

18 Science and Homeland Security 310

19 Grand Challenges for Science and Society 331

20 Science, Science Policy, and the Nation's Future 345

Index 361

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