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Science and Technology in a Developing World / Edition 1

Science and Technology in a Developing World / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9789048147991
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/07/2010
Series: Sociology of the Sciences Yearbook , #19
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997
Pages: 411
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. STS Studies and Development Perspectives in South-North Transactions; T. Shinn, et al. Section 1: The Epistemological Turn. 2. Is Modern Science an Ethno-Science? Rethinking Epistemological Assumptions; S. Harding. 3. The Rhetoric of Progress: Crisis Avoidance in Science and Technology Policy for Development Discourse; A. Botelho. 4. French Ethnocentricity. The Epistemological Circumstances of the Third World Concept; E.L. Lefebvre. Section 2: Science for the North/Science for the South. 5. Science and French Colonial Policy. Creation of ORSTOM: From the Popular Front to the Liberation via Vichy, 1936-1943; C. Bonneuil, P. Petitjean. 6. Science for the South/Science for the North. The Great Divide? ORSTOM versus CNRS; P. Ragouet, et al. 7. Research and Policy for Development in the Netherlands: A Radical Turn to the South? J. Spaapen. 8. Information Aid and Forms of Belgian Post Colonial Science; A. Vranckx. 9. Value Structures in International Development Research Management. The Case of a Canadian Agency; C. Davis. Section 3: Science and Counter Hegemony. 10. Exploring the Role of Local Leadership as a Catalyst of Scientific Development; H. Vessuri. 11. Prometheus and Hermes; A. El-Kenz. 12. Entrepreneurial Science in Mexico as a Development Strategy. The Decline of Import Substitution Policy and the Rise of Academic-Industry Relations; H. Etzkowitz, E. Blum. 13. Science, Technology and Counter Hegemony: Some Reflections on the Contemporary Science Movements in India; V. Krishna.

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