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Think tanks

Author: Paul Dickson
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1972.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Dickson
OCLC Number: 3975940
Description: viii, 397 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: I Introduction: The Clean Factories --
II The Research Empire --
1.$150 BILLION SYMBOL --
2. BUILDING THE EMPIRE --
3. SURVEYING THE EMPIRE --
III Think Tanks --
1. FOR THE WANT OF A HORSE --
2. PAPER PROPHETS --
IV The State of the Empire --
1. PRIORITIES --
2. QUALITY --
3. POWER --
V Mother RAND --
1. BALACING TERROR --
2. RAND TODAY: FROM MISSILE DETECTION TO STROKE DETECTION --
3. UP FROM SANTA MONICA: ALUMI AND APOSTLES --
VI ...And Two of Her Children --
1. HERMAN-ON-HUDSON --
2. MACHINE AND MAN AT SANTA MONICA --
VII The Military-Intellectual Complex --
1. GOVERNMENT UNDER CONTRACT --
2. THE ARMCHAIR GENERALS --
3. AT PLAY IN THE WARS OF THE FUTURE --
VIII The Cerebral Supermarkets 1. FROM CINNAMON-FLAVORED TOOTHPICKS TO ATOMIC-TIPPED WARHEADS --
2. 75,000 LITTLE PROBLEMS --
3. RESEARCH A GO-GO --
IX Urban Think Tanks --
1. TECHNOLOGICAL SETBACK --
2. THINK TANK FOR THE CITIES --
3. URBAN RAND --
4. COMPUTER CITIES --
X Centers to All Sides --
1. PUBLIC THINK TANKS --
2. THE CENTER: DIALOGUE ON A HILL --
3. THE INSTITUTES: THE MOVEMENT'S ESTABLISHMENT --
4. THE UNINVITED CONSULTANTS --
5. FREE ADVISERS AND THEIR ADVICE --
XI Prospecting the Future --
1. THE FUTURISTS --
2. THE ORACLE IN CONNECTICUT --
3. EDUCATING FOR THE FUTURE --
4. FUTURISM AND GOALS.
Responsibility: Paul Dickson.

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