Think tanks in America
By: Medvetz, Thomas.Material type: BookPublisher: Chicago University of Chicago Press 2012Description: xiv,324p. 24 cm.ISBN: 9780226143668.Subject(s): Government consultants -- United States | Research institutes -- United States | Policy sciences -- United States | Political planning -- United StatesDDC classification: 320.60973
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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.