This book discusses the concept, planning, and implementation of capacity-building in the area of science and technology development. It addresses science and technology issues, strategies, and implications of capacity-building for Third World science policymakers.
Part One: The Conceptual Framework 1. Introduction: The Problem of Science and Technology Development in the Third World 2. Capacity-Building in Science and Technology: The Conceptual Framework 3. Existing Policy Perspectives: Relevance and Limits 4. Existing Worldviews: Significance and Limitations Part Two: Problems, Issues, and Strategies 5. The Science and Technology System 6. Science, Technology, and Development 7. Science, Technology, and Society 8. Science, Technology, and Culture 9. Capacity-Building: New Visions for Science Policy