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Routledge handbook of politics and technology [electronic resource] / edited by Ulrich Hilpert.

Publication:
New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xxiii, 491 pages) : illustrations
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Routledge handbooks
Routledge handbooks
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Other Title:
Handbook of politics and technology
Subjects:
Technology and state -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Technological innovations -- Political aspects -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
"This Handbook provides a comprehensive global survey of the policy process. Written by an outstanding line up of distinguished scholars and practitioners, the Handbook covers all aspects of the policy process including:Theory - from rational choice to the new institutionalism Frameworks - network theory, advocacy coalition and development models Key stages in the process - Formulation, implementation and evaluation Agenda setting and decision making The roles of key actors and institutions This is an invaluable resource for all scholars, graduate students and practitioners in public policy and policy analysis" -- Provided by publisher.
"This handbook provides a comprehensive global survey of the politics of technology. Written by an outstanding line up of distinguished scholars in the field, the handbook covers all aspects of the relationship between politics and technology including: Demand and support for new technologies and innovation by the state The effects of technology policies Technology development and innovation difference between various countries and regions Policy instruments and techno-industrial innovation Dynamism and change as outcomes of government policies Driving forces for science and innovative development Forming the basis of this handbook are examples of regional development, country studies and a rich variety of technologies, as well as topical issues such as divergent political interests in relation to technology and the economic exploitation of technologies. Employing a comparative and interdisciplinary approach in order to analyse the interplay between government activities and the development of new technologies, this handbook will be an invaluable resource for all students, scholars and practitioners working in the politics of technology, public policy and policy analysis" -- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
pt. 1. Dynamic development and the role of the state : demand and support for new technologies and innovation
part 2. Effects of technology policies : regional situations and how they form innovative networks
part 3. Enabling government policies : technology development and innovation difference between innovative countries and regions
part 4. Policy instruments : how to realize techno-industrial innovation
part 5. Effects of new technologies : dynamism and change as outcomes of government policies
part 6. Important players and driving forces for science and innovative development : stability and change
part 7. Methods : how to analyse the role of the state and enabling policies : comparative research and interdisciplinary design
part 8. Conclusions.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Hilpert, Ulrich, 1951-
ISBN:
9781315725239 (e-book : PDF)
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.