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ERIC Number: EJ444850
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-8231
The State and Society: Intervention in the Creation of Scientific Information in Developing Countries.
Gathegi, John Ng'ang'a
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v43 n4 p323-33 May 1992
Examination of the state's role in the creation of scientific information in African countries discusses economic and political arguments for state intervention and two methods of intervention--regulation and resource allocation. It is concluded that African states suffer from deficits in resources, expertise, and authority. Efforts to implement a science information policy in Kenya are described. (36 references) (MES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; Kenya