Defending the Nation : U.s. Policymaking to Create Scientists And Engineers from Sputnik to the 'war Against Terrorism' (Hardcover)

Author: Lucena, Juan C.

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Defending the Nation is a cultural history of science and engineering (S&E) policymaking in the United States from World War II to the post 9/11 era. With thorough analysis of S&E policy, this book argues that powerful individuals and social groups have significantly influenced the education and training of scientists and engineers. This book provides policymakers, scientists, engineers, and educators with a deeper knowledge on which to build their reform agendas for the future.


Publisher Univ Pr of Amer
Mfg Part# 9780761831563
SKU 202002556
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0761831568
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0183
Publisher University Press of America
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