By J. D. Kenneth Boutin
Since the top of the chilly conflict, U.S. policymakers have confronted the problem of addressing the technological standards of either financial competitiveness and nationwide safeguard. selling the technological pursuits of competitiveness and safety poses a frightening activity, as those goals can vary considerably when it comes to autonomy, the personal sector's function, and the time-frame concerned. The problems inherent in assembly those competing wishes for technological funding and assets are exacerbated through becoming technological globalization.
American know-how Policy analyzes the continuing efforts of politicians, legislators, policymakers, and leaders to stability their often-conflicting technological specifications. J. D. Kenneth Boutin examines fresh developments and advancements in American know-how coverage because it strives to aid high-technology organizations with out undermining nationwide defense. He then considers problems with autonomy, kin among the government and undefined, and the timeframe fascinated about formulating and enforcing coverage tasks, all within the context of globalization.
Though pleasurable the bold American technological schedule is hard, it truly is most unlikely for specialists to prevent making the hassle, given the excessive stakes concerned. Boutin's research is meant to notify people who are charged with prioritizing and balancing the technological wishes of nationwide security and fiscal progress. even supposing 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 defense. Boutin explains the ways that American professionals search to restrict the level of compromise valuable through operating with neighborhood and overseas actors and by means of encouraging structural adjustments within the atmosphere for technological improvement, software, and diffusion.
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American Technology Policy: Evolving Strategic Interests After the Cold War by J. D. Kenneth Boutin