Worldwide Science and Technology Advice: To the Highest Level of Governments

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  • ISBN-13: 9780080404073
  • Publisher: Transaction Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/1/1994
  • Pages: 430

Meet the Author

William T. Golden devised and implemented the first science advisory organization for President Truman in 1950. He was chairman of the American Museum of Natural History, chairman of the New York Academy of Sciences, treasurer and director of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a member of the National Academy of Public Administration and the American Philosophical Society.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Science and Technology Advising in a Dynamically Changing World 1
Foreword: Science Advice in a Global Context 6
Preface: International Cooperation in Science - A New Agenda 10
Report on the International Forum on Science and Government - Weizmann Institute of Science, December 9-13, 1989: Report on the Proceedings 15
A Decision-Maker's Guide to Science Advising 28
Building Up a Common European Science and Technology Policy 42
A Blueprint for Science and Technology in the Developing World 61
Designing a Science-Led Future for Africa: A Suggested Science and Technology Policy Framework 80
Science and Technology Advice in Australia 93
The Science Advising Organization in Bulgaria 101
The Canadian Situation: Evolution and Revolution in Giving Advice 107
The Role of the State and Government in Chile's Scientific and Technological Development 111
Science and Technology Advice to the Chinese Highest Authority 124
An Example of Science Policy-Making in the People's Republic of China 130
The Role of Foreign Science Advisers in the Republic of China (Taiwan) 133
Science and Technology: Their Roles in the Development of Cuba 144
Science and Technology Advice to the Federal Government and Parliament in Czechoslovakia 153
The Central Science and Technology Organization in Egypt 159
Science and Technology Policy Advice in Finland 169
Science and Technology Policy in France: Evolution of the Decision-Making Processes 177
Advisory Activities of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) Academy of Sciences 193
Science Advice to Government in West Germany 202
Science and Technology Advice to Government in Hungary 208
Science and Technology Advice: The Indian Situation 214
Science and Technology Advice for Developing Countries: The View from Indonesia 223
Science Advice for Governments: Ireland and the European Community 243
The Advisory Situation in Israel 259
The Postwar Evolution of Science Policy in Italy 267
The Activities of the Science Council of Japan 277
The Council for Science and Technology: Its Contribution to Japan's Science and Technology Policy 285
Policy Mechanisms and Development Strategy for Science and Technology: The Approach of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) 296
Science and Technology Advice to the President in Mexico 302
Science Advising to the Government in The Netherlands 310
Concerning Research Policy Advisory Functions in Norway 320
Science and Technology Advising and Policy Formulation in Pakistan 328
Science and Technology Advice in Poland 335
Science Advice in Portugal 343
Science and Technology Advice to the Government of Saudi Arabia 348
South African Science Planning: Western-Styled to Africa-Specific 352
Science and Technology in Spain 358
Government Science Policy in Sweden 365
Science and Technology Advice to the Government of Thailand 370
Organization of Scientific Research in the USSR 374
Science Policy in the United Kingdom 382
The Importance of Access and Knowledge to the Science Adviser to the President of the United States 393
Vatican City State: The Pontifical Academy of Sciences 403
Science Policy Advising to the President of Venezuela 409
Science and Technology Advising to the Government(s) in Yugoslavia 419
Index 427
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