RC35 - Technology and Development

Chair

Dr (Ms ) Sheila Rai, University of Rajasthan
sheilarai@rediffmail.com

Department of political Science
University of Rajasthan
Jaipur, Rajasthan
India

Emeritus chair

Prof. Dhirenda Vajpeyi, University of Northern Iowa
dkv@cfu.net

Department of Political science
University of Northern Iowa
117, Sabin Hall
Cedar Falls, IO 50614-0404
USA

Vice-Chairs

Dr. Ouyang Kang, Department of Political Philosophy, Wuhan University, Wuhan (China)
kouyang@mail.edu.cn

Dr. Miguel Rocha de Sousa, Departmento Economica, University of Evora, Evora (Portugal)
msousa@uevora.pt

Secretary

Dr (Ms) Rekha Bhushan, Principal, Cambridge School greater noida, Gautam Buddha Nagar, U.P. (India)
rekhabhushan2011@gmail.com

Advisory Board

Dr. Funning Zhong, College of Economics and Management, Nanjing Agricultural university, Nanjing (China)
fnzhong@njau.edu.cn

Dr. (Ms) Roopinder Oberoi, Department of Political Science, University of Delhi, Delhi (India)
roopinderoberoi36@rediffmail.com

Dr. Arunoday Bajpai, Department of Political Science, Agra College, Agra (India )
arunodaybajpai@gmail.com

Dr. Antonio M. Buainan, Instituoto de Economica -Unicamp, Sao Paulo (Brasil)
buainan@gmail.com

Dr. (Ms) Renu Bhagat, Department of political Science, Queens College, CUNY, New York (USA)
renu.bhagat65@qc.cuny.edu

Prof. Dr. Fritz Koenig, Rektorat, PWSZ, Krosno (Poland)
fritz.koenig@yahoo.com

 

Background

Recognised as study group in 1981; granted research committee status in 1990.


Objectives

Examines the complex relationship between technology and development in the context of the political and institutional process, using a comparative framework. Its specific objectives are to identify broad political, administrative and policy strategies related to technology transfer and environmentally sound sustainable development; to analyse policy options for dealing with global, transboundary, and domestic issues relating to technological changes and environmental challenges; to examine the ethical, cultural, legal, political, institutional, administrative, scientific and technological frameworks which underlie and shape the human dimension of global change.

To foster a global network of political scientists and others to engage in research in the dynamics of human interactions with science and technology; and to provide a comparative perspective to such issues as sustainable development, managing the environment, technology transfer, global environmental facility, role of international aid agencies.


Website

http://www.uni.edu/vajpeyi/IPSA/IPSA.html