Presidential Management of Science and Technology: The Johnson Presidency

Presidential Management of Science and Technology: The Johnson Presidency

by W. Henry Lambright

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Overview

Drawing on extensive research performed at the Lyndon B. Johnson Library in Austin, Texas, and the National Archives in Washington, as well as on secondary sources and interviews, W. Henry Lambright describes, discusses, and analyzes the relationship between scientists and government, showing how one presidency set its agenda, adopted, implemented, and curtailed or eliminated science and technology programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292741263
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 02/15/2012
Series: Administrative History of the Johnson Presidency
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

W. Henry Lambright is Professor of Public Administration and Political Science and International Affairs at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction
    • The Problem
    • Central Issues
    • The Johnson Presidency
    • The Approach
    • The Cases
  • 2. Agenda Setting
    • The Temporary Agenda
    • The Emergent Agenda
    • The Priority Agenda
    • Conclusion
  • 3. Adoption
    • Acquiescence
    • Partnership
    • Arbitration
    • Preemption
    • Conclusion
  • 4. Implementing the New
    • Protection
    • Monitoring
    • Coordination
    • Structuring
    • Displacement
    • Conclusion
  • 5. Carrying Out the Old
    • Maintaining
    • Reorienting
    • Escalating
    • Decelerating
    • Conclusion
  • 6. Curtailing Science and Technology
    • Arrestment
    • Reduction
    • Retrenchment
    • Rejection
    • Termination
    • Conclusion
  • 7. Conclusion
    • Scientific Research
    • Technological Development
    • Technological Applications
    • Actors
    • Central Issues
  • Notes
  • Index

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