How Nations Choose Product Standards and Standards Change Nations

How Nations Choose Product Standards and Standards Change Nations

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Nations use product standards, and manipulate them, for reasons othen than practical use or safety. The Soviets once cultivated standards to isolate themselves. In the United States, codes and standards are often used to favor home industries over external competition, and to favor some producers over others. Krislov compares and contrasts the United States, the EC, the forner Eastern bloc, and Japan, to link standard choice with political styles and to trace growing internationalization based on product efficiency criteria.Hydrolevel Corporation.24 Essentially, the chair and subchair of an ASME subcommittee helped draft a request by their employer for interpretation of the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, which was worded to suggest fault in a competitora#39;sanbsp;...


Title:How Nations Choose Product Standards and Standards Change Nations
Author: Krislov S
Publisher:University of Pittsburgh Pre - 1997-05-15
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