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Defending the Nation: U.S. Policymaking to Create Scientists and Engineers from Sputnik to the 'War Against Terrorism'
by:Juan C. Lucena
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. It examines aspects of S&E policy related to education and industry through both historical and future perspectives. Author Juan Lucena argues that powerful social factors and groups have significantly...
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. It examines aspects of S&E policy related to education and industry through both historical and future perspectives. Author Juan Lucena argues that powerful social factors and 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.
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