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Technocrats and nuclear politics

the influence of professional experts in policy-making

by Andrew Massey

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, Hants., England, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear industry -- Government policy -- Great Britain -- Decision making.,
    • Nuclear power plants -- Environmental aspects -- Great Britain.,
    • Consulting engineers -- Great Britain.,
    • Technocracy.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 193-196.

      StatementAndrew Massey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9698.G72 M37 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 196 p. ;
      Number of Pages196
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2528126M
      ISBN 100566056445
      LC Control Number88003444

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      Accumulating news and articles on Technocracy from around the world with emphasis on Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Agenda Technocracy is an ideological system of governance in which decision-makers are selected on the basis of their expertise in a given area of responsibility, particularly with regard to scientific or technical knowledge. This system explicitly contrasts with the notion that elected representatives should be the primary decision-makers in government, though it does not necessarily imply eliminating elected representatives. Leadership skills for decision-makers .


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