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The Resource America Inc.? : innovation and enterprise in the national security state, Linda Weiss

America Inc.? : innovation and enterprise in the national security state, Linda Weiss

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America Inc.? : innovation and enterprise in the national security state
Title
America Inc.?
Title remainder
innovation and enterprise in the national security state
Statement of responsibility
Linda Weiss
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
NIC/DLC
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Weiss, Linda
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cornell studies in political economy
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  • Military-industrial complex
  • National security
Label
America Inc.? : innovation and enterprise in the national security state, Linda Weiss
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-253) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The national security state and technology leadership -- The U.S. puzzle -- The argument -- Re-viewing the NSS-private sector relationship -- Existing accounts: discounting, sidelining, civilianizing the state -- The approach of this book -- New thinking on the American state -- Rise of the national security state as technology enterprise -- Emergence -- Growth: the Sputnik effect -- Crisis: the legitimation and innovation deficit -- Reform and reorientation (i): beginnings -- Reform and reorientation (ii): consolidation -- Re-visioning -- Concluding comments -- Investing in new ventures -- Geopolitical roots of the U.S. venture capital industry -- Post-cold war trends: new funds for a new security environment -- Conclusion -- Beyond serendipity: procuring transformative technology -- Technology procurement versus R&D: the activist element of government purchasing -- Spin-off and spin-around: serendipitous and purposeful -- Breaching the wall: nudging towards military-commercial (re-)integration -- Reorienting the public-private partnership -- Structural changes in the domestic arena -- Reorientation: the quest for commercial viability -- Beyond a military-industrial divide: innovating for security and commerce -- Overview and conclusion -- No more breakthroughs? -- Post-9/11 decline of the NSS technology enterprise? -- Nanotechnology: a coordinated effort -- Robotics: the drive for drones -- Clean energy: from laggard to leader? -- Caveat: a faltering NSS innovation engine? -- Conclusion -- Hybridization and American anti-statism -- The significance of hybridization -- An american tendency? -- Nature of the beast: neither privatization nor outsourcing -- Innovation hybrids -- Discussion and conclusion -- Penetrating the myths of the military-commerce relationship -- myths laid bare -- The (serendipitous) spinoff -- Hidden industrial policy -- Wall of separation: military-industrial complex -- Quantity of r&d spending creates innovation leadership -- The defense spending question: in search of the Holy Grail? -- Conclusion -- Conclusions: hybrid state, hybrid capitalism, great power turning -- Comparative institutions and varieties of capitalism -- The American state -- Great power turning point: fettered strength -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments
Control code
FIEb17609926
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 262 pages
Isbn
9780801479304
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)861073000
Label
America Inc.? : innovation and enterprise in the national security state, Linda Weiss
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-253) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The national security state and technology leadership -- The U.S. puzzle -- The argument -- Re-viewing the NSS-private sector relationship -- Existing accounts: discounting, sidelining, civilianizing the state -- The approach of this book -- New thinking on the American state -- Rise of the national security state as technology enterprise -- Emergence -- Growth: the Sputnik effect -- Crisis: the legitimation and innovation deficit -- Reform and reorientation (i): beginnings -- Reform and reorientation (ii): consolidation -- Re-visioning -- Concluding comments -- Investing in new ventures -- Geopolitical roots of the U.S. venture capital industry -- Post-cold war trends: new funds for a new security environment -- Conclusion -- Beyond serendipity: procuring transformative technology -- Technology procurement versus R&D: the activist element of government purchasing -- Spin-off and spin-around: serendipitous and purposeful -- Breaching the wall: nudging towards military-commercial (re-)integration -- Reorienting the public-private partnership -- Structural changes in the domestic arena -- Reorientation: the quest for commercial viability -- Beyond a military-industrial divide: innovating for security and commerce -- Overview and conclusion -- No more breakthroughs? -- Post-9/11 decline of the NSS technology enterprise? -- Nanotechnology: a coordinated effort -- Robotics: the drive for drones -- Clean energy: from laggard to leader? -- Caveat: a faltering NSS innovation engine? -- Conclusion -- Hybridization and American anti-statism -- The significance of hybridization -- An american tendency? -- Nature of the beast: neither privatization nor outsourcing -- Innovation hybrids -- Discussion and conclusion -- Penetrating the myths of the military-commerce relationship -- myths laid bare -- The (serendipitous) spinoff -- Hidden industrial policy -- Wall of separation: military-industrial complex -- Quantity of r&d spending creates innovation leadership -- The defense spending question: in search of the Holy Grail? -- Conclusion -- Conclusions: hybrid state, hybrid capitalism, great power turning -- Comparative institutions and varieties of capitalism -- The American state -- Great power turning point: fettered strength -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments
Control code
FIEb17609926
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 262 pages
Isbn
9780801479304
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)861073000

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