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Idea Brokers

Think Tanks And The Rise Of The New Policy Elite

About The Book

From Simon & Schuster, The Idea Brokers is James A. Smith's exploration of think tanks and the rise of the new policy elite.

Tracing the rise of the think tank from the turn of the century to the present, historian Smith provides a portrait of this policy elite and concludes that "experts" have preempted the public debate by helping to remove complex issues from the ken of ordinary citizens.

About The Author

James A. Smith is the author of Idea Brokers, a Simon & Schuster book.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Free Press (November 8, 1993)
  • Length: 356 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780029295557

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