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Globalization and the political discourse of science and technology in development

Charla Griffy-Brown

Globalization and the political discourse of science and technology in development

an analysis of China and India"s space technology experiences

by Charla Griffy-Brown

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Published by Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development, International Development Research Institute in Tokyo, Japan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronautics and state -- Case studies.,
  • Astronautics and state -- China.,
  • Astronautics and state -- India.,
  • Technology and state -- China.,
  • Technology and state -- India.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCharla Griffy-Brown.
    SeriesIDRI occasional paper -- no. 14.
    ContributionsInternational Development Research Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL789.8.C55 G75 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19228611M

      These factors are as follows;a) Development of communication and information technology, and also growth and extension of science and knowledge.b) Development of free market, globalization of markets and global economy.c) Extension and universalizing of humanity social and political matters.d) Happening some economy and political matters in. The theme of this series has been very carefully chosen: globalization, technology and sustainable development (SD) and the challenges and opportunities this represents for the future generations. Th e series is intended to explore global viewpoints on different issues relating to globalisation, technology and SD and why they are important, and to provoke forward thinking on the development .

    The impact of host country institutions and policy on innovation by multinational firms in emerging economies. In the past, multinational firms have looked to developing countries as sources of raw materials, markets, or production efficiencies, but rarely as locations for innovation. Today, however, R&D facilities and other indicators of multinational-linked innovation are becoming .   Nonprofit water development, like the other topics addressed in “Framing the Global,” offers an example of the complexity of globalization as a field of inquiry, Mascarenhas said. For example, Mascarenhas said, NGOs are under pressure to create self-sufficient development, which means charging a price for their product, thus commodifying a.

    This book presents empirical studies of the rise, expansion, and influence of scientific discourse and organization throughout the world, over the past century. Using quantitative cross-national data, it shows the impact of this scientized world polity on national societies. While still asserting the importance of understanding discourse, he is now pushing for a more contextual approach to understanding everything from the use of the idea of globalization to justify cutbacks in welfare and the increasing movement of U. S. policy discourse overseas to the development of assets-based approaches to helping the poor.


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Globalization and the political discourse of science and technology in development by Charla Griffy-Brown Download PDF EPUB FB2

The main plank of this discourse on globalization of science and technology through collaborative global R&D networks is the concept of global invisible college (or colleges). The initial idea of invisible college goes back to the 17th century Royal Society whereby a selected group of scientists and philosophers in prestigious European.

Globalization and the political discourse of science and technology in development. Tokyo, Japan: Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development, International Development Research Institute, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charla Griffy-Brown; International Development Research Institute.

Technology Discourses in Globalization Debates: /ch Globalization, a key concept in our modern and postmodern discourse, is a highly contentious term that continues to generate endless debates about its formAuthor: Yasmin Ibrahim.

In Ronald Robertson’s opinion globalization discourse with redefinition of float signifiers in social and political scopes has been necessitated necessary of verification in social science theories especial in sociology and political science. Globalization is a framework and a conceptual entrance for global order (Robertson, ).

A Real Leap Forward has been accomplished since the turn of the millennium, not only in terms of scientific demography at the college and university level, but also with the definition of a National Plan for Science and Technology Development (–20) which puts the emphasis on indigenous innovation, mainly led by state-owned enterprises.

Globalization boosts technological development The increasing intensity of global knowledge flows points to important benefits of globalization. While globalization has been much criticized for its possible negative side effects, our study shows that globalization has amplified the spread of technology across borders in two ways.

consequences (Nilson,p). Covering a wide range of distinct political, economic, and cultural trends, the term ―globalization‖ has quickly become one of the most fashionable buzzwords of contemporary political and academic debate. In popular discourse, globalization often functions as little more than a.

One aspect of the study of globalization is the view that language (discourse) is regarded as a facet of globalization, which instills ideology.

Fairclough (. In popular discourse, Globalization is often related to the Internet revolution, the neo-liberal or free-market economies and the predominantly western political, economic and cultural style. Philosophers and social scientists contemplate Globalization as the compression of time and space brought about by the new inventions and technologies.

Globalization has been the "buzzword" in international political and academic discourse since the s. It is used as a general descriptor of a world in which borders are becoming less and less important, while transnational flows of capital and goods, but also of ideas and people, cultural norms and values, crime, war, and viruses are increasing.

Dichotomous colonialist discourse is not a useful analytical tool in this context. The author found that sociocultural factors, including economic, cultural, organizational, and political ones, as well as the multilayered center-periphery in the globalization of science and technology, operate as forces that encourage international collaboration.

1 Globalization of Science and Technology “There is no national science just as there is no national multiplication table.” 1 Anton Chekhov () While globalization of science is by no means a new phenomenon, the 21st century science and technology (S&T) enterprise is more geographically distributed, more interconnected, and more dynamic than ever before.

Few would deny that processes of globalization have impacted education around the world in many important ways. Yet the term “globalization” is relatively new, and its meaning or nature, conceptualization, and impact remain essentially contested within the educational research community.

There is no global consensus on the exact time period of its occurrence. Debates within international political economy have revealed the problematic nature of the relationship between globalization and regional economic integration.

The literature in European Union studies has tended to treat global context as external and structural to the processes of integration and the Europeanization of governance functions. Globalization has largely been driven by the interests and needs of the developed world (Grieco and Holmes, ).

Globalization has turned the world into the big village This in turn has led to intense electronic corporate commercial war to get the attention and nod of the customer globally This war for survival can only get more.

Globalization of science and technology is an integral aspect of globalization per se. The main engine of globalization is assumed to be the global economy propelled by global trade and technology transfers, the latter as aspects of globalization of science and technology.

International trade and technology transfers are the engines that drive global economy. Globalization as the process of intensification of economic, political, social and cultural relations across international boundaries aimed at the transcendental homogenization of political.

Women in science: for development, for human rights, for themselves / Christine Min Wotipka and Francisco O. Ramirez; Science and the environment / Ann Hironaka. Summary This book presents empirical studies of the rise, expansion, and influence of scientific discourse and organization throughout the world, over the past century.

The Power of the Machine: Global Inequalities of Economy, Technology, and Environment (Globalization and the Environment Book 1) - Kindle edition by Hornborg, Alf.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Power of the Machine: Global Inequalities of Economy, Technology Reviews: 4. Globalization Studies and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Age of Globalization (in Russian).

His academic interests are connected with the analysis of problems of globalization and modernization. His published research includes topics such as forecasting world political change, social-economic development and social evolution.

Because globalization has been a topic of discussion for more than three decades; because its related discourses have become extensive in scope, bridging disciplinary boundaries and geographic contexts; and because so little work has been devoted to comprehensive reviews of the topic, this review incorporates methods consistent with what Fiss and Hirsch () .Etymology and usage.

The term globalization became popular in social science in the s. It derives from the word globalize, which refers to the emergence of an international network of economic systems.

The term 'globalization' had been used in its economic sense at least as early asand in other senses since at least as early as Theodore Levitt is credited .Stephen D. King reinforces similar perspective in a book pointing out that globalization has come to an end that the world International Journal of Political Science and Development, 4 (1) (), pp.

Between rhetoric and reality The transnational capitalist class and the discourse of globalization. Cambridge Review of.