The Handbook of Global Science, Technology, and Innovation

Original Publish Date: Jun 29, 2015
Product Number: EB00619381
Released: Aug 01, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118739051
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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This unique Handbook provides an in-depth overview of the themes and direction of science, technology, innovation, and public policy in an increasingly globalized world. Leading authorities discuss current debates, research issues, and prospects, and present a foundation for the development of global policy. -Presents a state-of-the-art overview of science, technology, and innovation in the context of globalization and global policy -Offers an accessible introduction for students, researchers, and policy makers in the fields of economics, sociology, political science, business studies, global studies, and international relations -Addresses emerging issues and provides clear policy implications and analysis in each chapter -Includes crucial coverage of the activities of established and emerging geographical areas -Explores the ways in which reforms in intellectual property rights and world trade have been affected by the increasingly international flows of knowledge, technology, and innovation -Examines major policy trends, including a significant shift toward private scientific research, and a heightened awareness amongst policy-makers of the economic and technological impact of scientific activity

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