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Handbook of Global Technology Policy

1st Edition

By Stuart Nagel


584 pages

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Hardback: 9780824703479
pub: 2000-09-28
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The Handbook of Global Technology Policy presents and compares nonideological resolutions to environmental pollution and toxic waste, urbanization and transportation, homelessness, health-care policies around the world. It provides an evaluation of industrial interventions and energy sources, explores flow control and corporate growth, privatization and liberalization, health data networks, and electronic innovation and governance. Other topics include pharmaceutical policies, the state of science and technology in Africa, the reemergence of tuberculosis, wind energy technology development and diffusion in Inner Mongolia, and major problems of policy implementation in India

Table of Contents

Technology policy - an introduction

Urbanization in Ghana (1960-1984)

Evaluating contribution of mineral export flows to development - case of the Democratic Republic of Congo

An evaluation of planning effectiveness in Zairian transport

The state of science and technology in Africa - deficiencies, challenges and prospects for the 21st century

Public opinion on the environment in Japan and Korea

State environmentalism and environmental policy in the People's Republic of China

Wind energy technology development and diffusion - a case study of Inner Mongolia, China

Multiple systems, multiple reforms - South Asian health policies in comparative perspective

India's environmental policy - major problems of policy implementation in a developing country

Privatization and liberalization - prospects of information technology market in India

Culturally appropriate health service in Australia and New Zealand

Ecological awareness of Russian intelligentsia in St. Petersburg - some empirical findings and theoretical considerations

Reforming health policy in Finland - a critical assessment

The impact of sustainable development on Dutch environmental policy implementation

Health data network - organizational and political challenges

Environmental policies in the Nordic countries

Economism and ecological resistance - pioneer efforts at the local level in Sweden

Electronic innovation and governance - whither the information age?

Corporatism and lobbyism in Norwegian environmental policy-making

Pluralism, inequity and governance -health care reform dilemmas in Latin America

Public management challenges in the reemergence of TB - old lessons for new problems

The politics of trash - flow control and corporate growth

Issues in pharmaceutical policy - a comparison of Canada and the United States.

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