Science, Technology and Global Problems: Views from the Developing World
Sunday Esoso Nsed Ebaye- Ph.D
Citation : Sunday Esoso Nsed Ebaye, "Science, Technology and Global Problems: Views from the Developing World" International Journal of Political Science 2018 , 4(4) : 22-31.
Science, Technology & Global Problems: views from the developing world, presents the views of the developing countries focused on the role of science & technology in 3rd world development.
Though there are significant differences between strategies of development relevant to each State, rapid industrialization and improvement of the lot of the poor, redistribution of wealth and increased participation in decision making, are considered universal strategies. The work advocates for each nation to acquire the capability to formulate& choose strategies easier to relate development to its own culture.The author concluded that deficiencies such as isolation of the scientific community bydeveloping nations, lack of scientific collaborations & representation on international scientific bodies, can be rectified, if suitable avenues for interactions are provided. Almost four decades of its publication, the book remains relevant in the place of science & technology inthe 3rd world development.