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Science policy in Latin America 1971;

Third meeting of the Stanring Conference of the Directors of National Councils for Science Policy and Research of ... policy studies and documents no. 29)

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Published by Unesco .
Written in English


The Physical Object
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Number of Pages83
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ISBN 109231010913
ISBN 109789231010910

Albert Otto Hirschman (born Otto-Albert Hirschmann; April 7, – Decem ) was an economist and the author of several books on political economy and political first major contribution was in the area of development economics. Here he emphasized the need for unbalanced argued that disequilibria should be encouraged to stimulate growth and help mobilize. In this case, a non-Communist revolution converted itself into a Communist one. Before Castro's assumption of power in Cuba, the Soviet Union viewed Latin America in general, and the Caribbean in particular, as an area where American power severely limited Communist opportunities.

The World Bank issued a report in entitled, "Raising Student Learning in Latin America: The Challenge for the 21st Century," which stated: "Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean consistently perform poorly in international assessments: Even after controlling for per capita GDP, the region's students perform far below students in. These economic and physical data only begin to indicate the importance of Latin America to the United States. A common European inheritance has left in the Americas, North and South, a widespread belief in constitutional government, in political democracy, and a belief in the dignity of the individual resulting from a common Judaeo-Christian tradition.

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Get this from a library. Science policy in Latin America. Third meeting of the Standing Conference of the Directors of National Councils for Science Policy and Research of the Latin American Member States. (Viña del Mar/Santiago, Chile, July ).

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The authors are historians of science and discuss, among other issues, what, at different moments and under different circumstances, has been understood as science in Latin America, the forms scientific activity has taken, the settings responsible for the.

Science in Latin America has roots that reach back to the information gathering and recording practices of the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations. Spanish and Portuguese conquerors and colonists introduced European scientific practices to the continent, where they hybridized with local traditions to form the beginnings of a truly Latin American science.

In the form of a sociological pilgrimage, this book approaches some topics essential to understanding the role of science in Latin America, juxtaposing several approaches and exploring three main lines: First, the production and use of knowledge in these countries, viewed from a historical and sociological point of view; second, the reciprocal construction of scientific and public problems Cited by: 2.

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