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Analysis and Survey the Position of Science and Technology in National Power
Seyed Javad Mousavi Zare1, Seyed Hadi Zarghani *2, Hadi Azami1
1- Department of Political Geography, Faculty of Literature and Humanity Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran
2- Department of Political Geography, Faculty of Literature and Humanity Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran , h-zarghani@um.ac.ir
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Introduction and Background The national power of each country is rooted in a number of sources,which together form and interconnect the power of a country. Although, each dimension and component of national power has a separate and significant role in national power production, it seems that among the dimensions and components of national power, component of science and technology has a leading role. Accordingly, component of science and technology has a great influence in strengthening other dimensions of power, in addition to its significant and independent function.
Aims The aim of this paper is to analyse the position of science and technology in national power. This research aims to find out the impact and role of science and technology on other dimensions of national power like economic, political, and military dimensions.
Methodology This research is designed based on neoliberalism paradigm and secondary analysis methodology and also gathering opinions of domestic and foreign experts for purpose of constructing questionnaire.
Conclusion Findings shows that science and technology as an influential factor has a significant role in strengthening economic, military, political, cultural, geographical and social dimensions of power.Findings of fieldwork also show that science and technology component has a great influence on
economic, military, political, cultural, social and geographical power respectively.                                         
Keywords: National Power, Science, Technology, Components of National Power
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Political geography
Received: 2017/11/25 | Accepted: 2018/10/7 | Published: 2018/12/19
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