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Congress's Own Think Tank: Learning from the Legacy of the Office of Technology Assessment (1972-1995) Learning from the Legacy of the Office of Technology Assessment (1972-1995)

Author: Peter D Blair
Publisher: New York Palgrave Macmillan US Imprint: Palgrave Pivot 2013
Series: Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
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Congress' Own Think Tank recaps the OTA experience?it's creation, operation, and circumstances of its closure? and that of organizations attempting to fill the gap since OTA's closure as well as a number of new forces shaping the current context for science and technology issues facing the Congress
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Additional Physical Format: Printed edition
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter D Blair
ISBN: 9781137359056 1137359056
OCLC Number: 1074186002
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (XII, 128 Seiten)
Contents: 1. Pre-History: Meeting the Need for Science Advice to the U.S. Congress 2. Key Features of the Technology Assessment Act of 1972 3. Startup: Setting the Agenda in OTA's Early Years 4. Growing Pains: Evolution of OTA's Process of Technology Assessment 5. After the Fall: Strengths and Weaknesses of Post OTA Efforts to Fill the Gap 6. Looking Forward: Comparing Future Options 7. Conclusions: Restoring Independent, Authoritative, and Objective Science and Technology Advice to the U.S. Congress
Series Title: Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy
Responsibility: by Peter D. Blair.

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