Part 1 Introduction: knowledge, politics and governance, John de la Mothe. Part 2 Shifting dynamics in science and government relations: politics and the communities of science, Sanford Lakoff; governance and the new production of knowledge, Michael Gibbons; government policy for industrial innovation, Lewis Branscomb. Part 3 Evolving debates in science policy and administration: science, technology and the tools of the politico-adminstrative trade, Jane Marceau; government organization and implications for science and technology policy, David Hart; autonomy and accountability for 21st century science, Susan Cozzens. Part 4 Emerging issues for science, technology and governance: international governance in a technological age, Eugene B.S. Skolnikoff; the governance of military R&D after the Cold War, Judith Reppy and Philip Gummett; technology, growth and development, Mario Cimoli and John de la Mothe; technology and empowerment, Luc Soete; governance challenges of technological revolutions, Francis Fukuyama and Caroline Wagner; science, democracy and technological risks, Jean Jacques Salomon.