By J. D. Kenneth Boutin
Since the tip of the chilly battle, U.S. policymakers have confronted the problem of addressing the technological necessities of either fiscal competitiveness and nationwide protection. selling the technological ambitions of competitiveness and protection poses a frightening job, as those targets can range considerably by way of 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 turning out to be technological globalization.
American expertise Policy analyzes the continuing efforts of politicians, legislators, policymakers, and leaders to stability their often-conflicting technological requisites. J. D. Kenneth Boutin examines contemporary tendencies and advancements in American expertise coverage because it strives to aid high-technology enterprises with out undermining nationwide protection. He then considers problems with autonomy, family members among the government and undefined, and the time-frame taken with formulating and imposing coverage projects, all within the context of globalization.
Though pleasant the bold American technological time table is tough, it's most unlikely for professionals 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 monetary progress. even if the post–Cold warfare know-how coverage of the U.S. has been characterised by way of efforts to accomplish a stability among those competing priorities, the dominant concentration is still on nationwide safety. Boutin explains the ways that American specialists search to restrict the level of compromise worthwhile by way of operating with neighborhood and international actors and through encouraging structural adjustments within the atmosphere for technological improvement, program, and diffusion.
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American Technology Policy: Evolving Strategic Interests After the Cold War by J. D. Kenneth Boutin