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Careers in science and technology : an international perspective / Advisory Committee, Office of Scientific and Engineering Personnel and Committee on International Organizations and Programs, Office of International Affairs, National Research Council.

National Research Council (U.S.). Office of International Affairs.
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Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1995.

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xii, 182 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm


Recent developments in international science and technology personnel data collection / Gunnar Westholm -- The trends in scientific and engineering personnel in Japan and the focus of research in the National Institute of Science and Technology policy / Hajime Nagahama -- Developing data systems on trends in science and technology careers / Glynis Breakwell -- A demographic approach to studying the process of becoming a scientist/engineer / Yu Xie -- Human resources in science and technology and the less developed countries of Europe (EC-12) / Emilio Munoz -- The longitudinal analysis of the selection of careers in science and technology / Jon Miller -- Science and technology careers : individual and societal factors determining choice / Thomas Whiston -- Factors behind choice of advanced studies and careers in science and technology : a synthesis of research in science education / Torsten Husen -- Critique of technical papers / Alfred McLaren -- Introduction to utilizing points of intervention to enhance and sustain interest in science and technology careers / Pim Fenger -- Human development of science and technology in Japan : from the classroom to the business world / Kazuo Ishizaka -- Trends in science and technology careers : education through research / Dervilla Donnelly -- Utilizing points of intervention : a critique / Pamela Ebert Flattau.

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