By Linda Weiss
For greater than part a century, the U.S. has led the area in constructing significant applied sciences that force the fashionable economic climate and underpin its prosperity. In America, Inc., Linda Weiss attributes the U.S. ability for transformative innovation to the energy of its nationwide safety country, a fancy of organizations, courses, and hybrid preparations that has built round the establishment of everlasting safety preparedness and the pursuit of technological supremacy. She examines how that complicated emerged and the way it has advanced in accordance with altering geopolitical threats and household political constraints, from the chilly battle interval to the post-9/11 era.
Weiss makes a speciality of state-funded enterprise capital cash, new different types of expertise procurement via safeguard and security-related organisations, and innovation in robotics, nanotechnology, and renewable strength because the Nineteen Eighties. Weiss argues that the nationwide protection kingdom has been the crucible for step forward thoughts, a catalyst for entrepreneurship and the formation of latest enterprises, and a collaborative community coordinator for private-sector projects. Her e-book appraises continual myths concerning the military-commercial dating on the middle of the nationwide safety kingdom. Weiss additionally discusses the results for realizing U.S. capitalism, the yankee country, and the way forward for American primacy as financialized enterprises curtail funding in production and innovation.
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American Inc.?: Innovation and Enterprise in the National Security State (Cornell Studies in Political Economy) by Linda Weiss