1st Edition

Handbook of Global Technology Policy

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ISBN 9780824703479
Published September 28, 2000 by Routledge
584 Pages

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Book Description

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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