Science Policies and Twentieth-Century Dictatorships: Spain, by Amparo Gómez,Antonio Fco. Canales,Brian Balmer

By Amparo Gómez,Antonio Fco. Canales,Brian Balmer

creating a clean contribution to the political heritage of technology, this publication explores the connections among the technology regulations of 3 nations that every skilled significant political upheaval within the 20th century: Spain, Italy and Argentina. via focussing on those 3 nations, the members may be able to current case experiences that spotlight the features and specificities of the democratic and dictatorial political procedures serious about the creation of technology and expertise. the point of interest on dictatorship offers the chance to extend our wisdom -beyond the extra huge literature approximately technological know-how in Nazi Germany and Stalinist USSR -about the extent of political involvement of scientists in non-democratic contexts and to what volume they act as politicians in numerous contexts. Key issues lined comprise the hot varieties of association and institutionalization of technology within the 20th century; the involvement of medical groups within the governance of technological know-how and its associations; the position of ideology in medical improvement; the medical practices followed by way of medical groups in numerous contexts; and the features of technology and know-how produced in those contexts.

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