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Japan and the Politics of Techno-globalism : East Gate Books - Gregory P. Corning

Japan and the Politics of Techno-globalism

East Gate Books

Hardcover Published: 10th May 2004
ISBN: 9780765609694
Number Of Pages: 288

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"Techno-globalism" is the term used by policymakers to describe the process of opening government and Research and Development programs to foreign participation. This book focuses on Japan's approach to techno-globalism, in particular the policies of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI). It also explores the politics underlying the approach to this issue in the triad of leading R&D centers - Japan, the United States, and the European Union. The author examines various theoretical approaches to the political economy of globalization, and he describes systems of innovation in Japan, the United States, and the European Union, emphasizing research linkages among forms, national labs, and universities.

List of Tables and Figures
Acknowledgments
List of Acronyms
Introduction
Techno-Globalism in the Triad
Explaining and Evaluating MITI's Techno-Globalism
The Human Frontier Science Program
The Intelligent Manufacturing Systems Initiative
The Real World Computing Program
A Broader View of Japan's Techno-Globalism
METI and the Future of Techno-Globalism
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780765609694
ISBN-10: 076560969X
Series: East Gate Books
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 10th May 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.57 x 16.51  x 2.16
Weight (kg): 0.53