More Than Science and Sputnik

More Than Science and Sputnik


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An examination of the US National Defense Education Act of 1958, a piece of legislation that was designed to overcome a perceived failure in the US to produce enough qualified scientists, engineers and mathematicians to compete with the Soviet Union. Examines the assumptions of the key players and why they believed the act was needed.

About Author

Wayne J. Urban is Associate Director of the Education Policy Center and Professor of Higher Education Administration at The University of Alabama.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780817316914
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780817316914
  • ISBN10: 0817316914

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