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America Inc. ? Innovation and Enterprise in the National Security State

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ISBN-10: 0801479304

ISBN-13: 9780801479304

Edition: 2014

Authors: Linda Weiss

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For more than half a century, the United States has led the world in developing major technologies that drive the modern economy and underpin its prosperity. In America, Inc., Linda Weiss attributes the U.S. capacity for transformative innovation to the strength of its national security state, a complex of agencies, programs, and hybrid arrangements that has developed around the institution of permanent defense preparedness and the pursuit of technological supremacy. She examines how that complex emerged and how it has evolved in response to changing geopolitical threats and domestic political constraints, from the Cold War period to the post-9/11 era.Weiss focuses on state-funded venture…    
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 3/29/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 9.20" wide x 6.10" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English