A Toolbox for Policy Planners

Published in: Nature, v. 455, no. 7210, Review, Sept. 2008, p. 169-170

Posted on RAND.org on September 01, 2008

by Robert J. Lempert

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A review of The Handbook of Technology Foresight / Edited by Luke Georghiou, Jennifer Cassingena Harper, Michael Keenan, Ian Miles and Rafael Popper (Edward Elgar: 2008), comments that that the book's survey of national programmes demonstrates that foresight activities are shaped by the particular needs, culture and politics of a country.

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