Think tanks in America - Chicago University of Chicago Press 2012 - xiv,324p. 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Prologue: gaining ground: the rise of the policy expert -- Indistinction: rethinking the think tank -- Experts in the making: on the birth of technoscientific reason -- The crystallization of the space of think tanks -- The rules of policy research -- From deprivation to dependency: expert discourse and the American welfare debate -- Conclusion: anti-intellectualism, public intellectualism, and public sociology revisited.
Government consultants--United States.
Research institutes--United States.
Policy sciences--United States.
Political planning--United States.
JK468.C7 / M43 2012
320.60973 / ME-T