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Science and science policy in the Arab world

A. B. Zahlan

Science and science policy in the Arab world

by A. B. Zahlan

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arab countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Science -- Arab countries.,
    • Technology -- Arab countries.,
    • Science and state -- Arab countries.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementA.B. Zahlan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ127.A5 Z32813 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination205 p. ;
      Number of Pages205
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4402108M
      ISBN 100312702329
      LC Control Number79003380
      OCLC/WorldCa5830046

        She told Times Higher Education, “Despite “a lot of stereotyping and propaganda [in other countries] about women and science in our part of the world. In Jordan and the [Arab] Middle East, but also South-East Asia and even Africa, girls are interested in going into [science, technology, engineering and mathematics], and the parents and the. ASTF is an independent, non-profit non-governmental organization (ngo), which works regionally and Internationally to encourage investment in Science and Technology. Phone Number: + 6 Fax: + 6

      The book explores the use of policy theories in the analysis of cases, and reflects on the possibility of applying and “adapting” those concepts, largely applied in the Western world, to encompass policymaking in the Arab world without conceptual 'overstretch'. Science in the Arab World. The Arabic contribution to science is monumentally significant. The rise of Islamic science had its acme between the 8th to 16th centuries, in a period nominally known as the Islamic Golden Age. Arab scientists, writing in Arabic, made staggering breakthroughs which broadened mankind’s comprehension of the natural.

      "Zahlan notes the growing science and technology capacities in the Arab region but regrets the almost universal lack of political capacity to take advantage of this rich potential. This book should be required reading for awakened publics determined to shake off not only political but . Science, Development, and Sovereignty in the Arab World examines the recent scientific research performance of Arab countries and their organizations in relation to their socio-economic development. A. B. Zahlan highlights factors that have affected Arab countries' advancement in .


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