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Science funding & policy

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Making Sense of Science: Separating Substance from Spin

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Making Sense of Science: Separating Substance from Spin

Cornelia Dean

Media studies; Central government policies; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Science funding & policy

Paperback

Cornelia Dean draws on her 30 years as a science journalist with the New York Times to expose the flawed reasoning and knowledge... [more]

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The Technology Trap: Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation

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The Technology Trap: Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation...

Carl Benedikt Frey

Business & Economics; Economics; Labour economics; Science funding & policy; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Artificial intelligence

Hardback

How the history of technological revolutions can help us better understand economic and political polarization in the age... [more]

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Spaceport Earth

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Spaceport Earth

Joe Pappalardo

Aerospace & air transport industries; Tourism industry; Mathematics & Sciences; Science funding & policy; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The twenty-first century space industry is changing drastically where private sector companies (e.g. Richard Branson's Virgin... [more]

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The War on Science: Who's Waging It, Why It Matters, What We Can Do about It

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The War on Science: Who's Waging It, Why It Matters, What We Can Do about...

Shawn Lawrence Otto

Society & culture: general; Central government policies; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Science funding & policy; History of science

Paperback

Wherever the people are well informed, Thomas Jefferson wrote, they can be trusted with their own government. But what... [more]

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Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier

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Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Mathematics & Sciences; Science funding & policy; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

A thought-provoking and humorous collection on NASA and the future of space travel. [more]

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The Dilemmas of Wonderland: Decisions in the Age of Innovation

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The Dilemmas of Wonderland: Decisions in the Age of Innovation

Yakov Ben-Haim (Yitzhak Moda'i Chair in Technology and Economics, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology)

Mathematics & Sciences; Industrial applications of scientific research & technological innovation; Science funding & policy; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Technology: general issues

Hardback

Innovations create opportunities and dilemmas. They can be more uncertain and potentially worse than existing options. To... [more]

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The Blockchain and the New Architecture of Trust

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The Blockchain and the New Architecture of Trust

Kevin Werbach

Business & Economics; Laws of Specific jurisdictions; Science funding & policy; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Hardback

How the blockchain-a system built on foundations of mutual mistrust-can become trustworthy. [more]

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Regional Innovation Strategies 3 (RIS3)

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Regional Innovation Strategies 3 (RIS3)

Roberta Capello (Politecnico di Milano, Italy), Henning Kroll

Politics & government; Economic systems & structures; Science funding & policy; Regional & area planning

Paperback

With regions and nations having formally fulfilled the ex ante conditionality, this book provides a first overall review of... [more]

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Digital Economies at Global Margins

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Digital Economies at Global Margins

Mark Graham (Research Fellow, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford), William Aspray

E-commerce: business aspects; Science funding & policy; Impact of science & technology on society; Digital lifestyle

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Investigations of what increasing digital connectivity and the digitalization of the economy mean for people and places at... [more]

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Cybersecurity in Finance: Getting the Policy Mix Right

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Cybersecurity in Finance: Getting the Policy Mix Right

Sylvain Bouyon, Simon Krause

Central government policies; International relations; Political economy; Science funding & policy

Paperback

In this book, based on the Final Report, the authors analyse nine policy issues that need to be further addressed in order... [more]

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Artificial Intelligence: Evolution, Ethics and Public Policy

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Artificial Intelligence: Evolution, Ethics and Public Policy

Saswat Sarangi, Pankaj Sharma

Ethics & moral philosophy; Central government policies; Science funding & policy; Impact of science & technology on society; Artificial intelligence

Paperback

What will the future be?<br... [more]

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The Geography of Scientific Collaboration

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The Geography of Scientific Collaboration

Agnieszka Olechnicka, Adam Ploszaj, Dorota Celinska-Janowicz

Development studies; Economics of industrial organisation; Science funding & policy; Human geography

Hardback

Science is increasingly defined by multidimensional collaborative networks. Despite the unprecedented growth of scientific... [more]

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Artificial Intelligence: Evolution, Ethics and Public Policy

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Artificial Intelligence: Evolution, Ethics and Public Policy

Saswat Sarangi, Pankaj Sharma

Sociology; Political structure & processes; Science funding & policy; Artificial intelligence

Hardback

What will the future be?<br... [more]

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Verifying Nuclear Disarmament

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Verifying Nuclear Disarmament

Thomas E Shea

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Armed conflict; Nuclear weapons; Science funding & policy

Hardback

Fifty years into the nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT) regime, the risks of nuclear war, terrorism, and the threat of... [more]

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Science Not Silence: Voices from the March for Science Movement

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Science Not Silence: Voices from the March for Science Movement

Jason Halley (University Photographer, California State University, Chico), Patrick Merino, Michael Levad (Twin Birch Studios)

Science funding & policy; Popular science; Bio-ethics

Paperback

Signs, artwork, stories, and photographs from the March for Science Movement and community. [more]

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Managing Discovery in the Life Sciences: Harnessing Creativity to Drive Biomedical Innovation

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Managing Discovery in the Life Sciences: Harnessing Creativity to Drive...

Philip A. Rea (University of Pennsylvania), Mark V. Pauly (University of Pennsylvania), Lawton Robert Burns (University of Pennsylvania)

Central government policies; Biomedical engineering; Science funding & policy; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

Key to biomedical innovation is scientific discovery and its translation into marketable products. This book addresses the... [more]

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Searching for Science Policy

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Searching for Science Policy

Jonathan B. Imber

Central government policies; Science funding & policy

Paperback

The communication to the larger public of what scientists do and know is a problem inherent to all democratic societies. Here,... [more]

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Authors, Users, and Pirates: Copyright Law and Subjectivity

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Authors, Users, and Pirates: Copyright Law and Subjectivity

James Meese (Lecturer, University of Technology Sydney)

Copyright law; Science funding & policy; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

An examination of subjectivity in copyright law, analyzing authors, users, and pirates through a relational framework. [more]

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Energy Transition in East Asia: A Social Science Perspective

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Energy Transition in East Asia: A Social Science Perspective

Kuei-Tien Chou (Risk Society and Policy Research Center, College of Social Science, National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

Regional studies; Society & Social Sciences; Politics & government; Science funding & policy

Hardback

The Fukushima disaster of 2011 shook the globe, arousing warm debate and new research within the academic fields of countries... [more]

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Democratic Experiments: Problematizing Nanotechnology and Democracy in Europe and the United States

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Democratic Experiments: Problematizing Nanotechnology and Democracy in Europe...

Brice Laurent (Researcher, Mines ParisTech-CNRS UMR 9217)

Political structures: democracy; Manufacturing industries; Science funding & policy; Nanotechnology

Hardback

An examination of nanotechnology as a lens through which to study contemporary democracy in both theory and practice. [more]

$78.00

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The Next Pandemic: On the Front Lines Against Humankind's Gravest Dangers

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The Next Pandemic: On the Front Lines Against Humankind's Gravest Dangers...

Ali Khan

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Central government policies; Medical profession; Science funding & policy

Hardback

A former director at the CDC takes us behind quarantine lines and inside the fight to contain Ebola, SARS, anthrax, and the... [more]

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Science, Risk, and Policy

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Science, Risk, and Policy

Andrew J. Knight

Social issues & processes; Central government policies; Science funding & policy

Hardback

For decades, experts and the public have been at odds over the nature and magnitude of risks and how they should be mitigated... [more]

$252.00

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How Economics Shapes Science

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How Economics Shapes Science

Paula Stephan

Educational strategies & policy; Economic growth; Science funding & policy

Paperback

At a time when science is seen as an engine of economic growth, Paula Stephan brings a keen understanding of the cost-benefit... [more]

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The Nuts and Bolts of Grant Writing

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The Nuts and Bolts of Grant Writing

Cynthia E. Carr

Research methods: general; Science funding & policy

Paperback

Using examples from a variety of disciplines, this helpful guide verses readers in the best practices for planning, writing... [more]

$89.00

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Having Success with NSF: A Practical Guide

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Having Success with NSF: A Practical Guide

Ping Li, Karen Marrongelle

Science funding & policy

Paperback

This book is designed to help researchers achieve success in funding their National Science Foundation (NSF) research proposals.... [more]

$49.95

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