ROLE AND EVOLUTION OF U.S. THINK TANKS AS INDEPENDENT RESEARCH CENTERS
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ROLE AND EVOLUTION OF U.S. THINK TANKS AS INDEPENDENT RESEARCH CENTERS
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4-16
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The article describes evolution of non-profit research centers in the USA (so called, «think tanks»). It deals with their history, spheres of specialization, ideological orientation and directions of research. A special attention is paid to such issues as sources and methods of funding, organization and personnel management. The author formulates conclusions about «think tanks» influence on political decisions and social development in general.
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"THINK TANKS", SCIENCE, POLITICS, NON-PROFIT RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS, IDEOLOGICAL ORIENTATION, FUNDING, ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT
Date of publication
01.01.2010
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1. Ahmad M. U.S. Think Tanks and the Politics of Expertise: Role, Value and Import//The Political Quarterly. Vol. 79. No. 4. October-November 2008. P. 531-539.
2. The Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program 2008. The Global «Go-To Think Tanks». The Leading Public Policy Research Organizations in the World. Philadelphia. 19.01.2009. P. 29-30.
3. Weidenbeum M. The Competition of Ideas: The World of the Washington Think Tanks. New Brunswick (NJ). 2009. 118 p.
4. Wikipedia. «Think Tank»/http://en.wikipedia.org.wiki/Think_Tanks.

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