Biotechnology And Public Engagement In Europe

Hardcover | June 15, 2010

byJanus Hansen

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Providing a comparison the most important instances of public engagement with biotechnology in Europe in recent years, this book provides a theoretically reflected and empirically grounded study of the opportunities and obstacles for a thorough democratization of technological development through processes of public engagement.

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Providing a comparison the most important instances of public engagement with biotechnology in Europe in recent years, this book provides a theoretically reflected and empirically grounded study of the opportunities and obstacles for a thorough democratization of technological development through processes of public engagement.

JANUS HANSEN is Assistant Professor at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. His research focuses on the interface between science, politics and the public and he has published journal articles in this area.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.53 × 5.74 × 0.74 inPublished:June 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023024212X

ISBN - 13:9780230242128

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Table of Contents

Introduction
The Anatomy of a Technological Controversy
Discourses of Public Engagement
Analysing PTAs in a Polycontextual Society
Engaging the Public in Denmark The Problem of Resonance
Engaging the Public in the UK The Problem of Inclusion
Engaging the Public in Germany The Problem of Mediation
Procedures and Challenges Compared
Conclusion