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Politics and the restraint of science

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Published by Rowman & Allanheld in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Science -- Social aspects -- United States.,
    • Science -- Political aspects -- United States.,
    • Science and state -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementLeonard A. Cole.
      LC ClassificationsQ175.52.U5 C653 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 187 p. :
      Number of Pages187
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3161238M
      ISBN 100865981256
      LC Control Number83002992

        That is the purpose of grand strategy. The United States has the luxury to be very discriminate in the commitments it makes and the wars it fights. An alternative grand strategy is “Restraint.” Restraint advises us to look first at the elemental strengths of the United States, which make it an easy country to defend. His second book, Rules and Restraint: Government Spending and the Design of Institutions (University of Chicago Press, ), focuses on the design and enforcement of budget rules and received the Alan Rosenthal Prize awarded by the Legislative Studies Section of the American Political Science Association. His third book, A Model.

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