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Published: 23 June 2016

444 Pages


ISBN: 9780190464127

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Winner of the 2017 Don Price Award for the best book on Science, Technology, and Politics

The Politics of Innovation

Why Some Countries Are Better Than Others at Science and Technology

Mark Zachary Taylor

  • Directly challenges the dominant theory that institutions are the primary drivers of innovation in science and technology
  • Shows that politics are the driving force that determines how the tools of institutions and policies will be used
  • Brings together the current political and economic wisdom, and latest findings, about how and why nations become S&T leaders