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The Politics of Technology in Latin America

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The Politics of Technology in Latin America
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This edited collection examines the political conditions affecting science and technology capability building in Latin America. In a comparative discussion centring on Argentina, Brazil and Mexico, leading contributors look at the capacity Latin American governments have shown for building national systems for the support of innovation in industry. They look at how state capacities for the design and implementation of science and technology policies have eveloved and examine how political factors, such as military rule and authoritarianism, have shaped such capabilities and the pattern of development. The influence of international factors on policy changes is also examined. In looking ahead to the future economic and social development in Latin America, contributors find that selective but active state intervention in favour of technological change will be needed to ensure implementation of realistic technology policies.
Release date NZ
February 1st, 1996
Contributor
Edited by Maria-Ines Bastos
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
272
Dimensions
140x216x19
ISBN-13
9780415126908
Product ID
2249976

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