2004
Volume 127, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0040-7518
  • E-ISSN: 2352-1163

Abstract

After World War I the technocratic movement was established in the United States. Supporters of this movement were utopian engineers who wanted to eradicate waste in American industry, and increasingly considered their methods applicable to the economy and society at large. Technocratic ideas also gained ground in the Netherlands in the interwar period. The purpose of this article is to examine the emergence and development of technocratic thought in the United States and the Netherlands in this period, and to analyze their different patterns of development.

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  • Article Type: Research Article
Keyword(s): Progressive era; scientific left; social engineering; Technocracy; utopianism
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