xviii, 611 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9781848446731 hardback 184844673X hardback
Elgar original reference.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The regulatory challenges for nanotechnologies Philosophy of technoscience in the regime of vigilance Tracing and disputing the story of nanotechnology The age of regulatory governance and nanotechnologies Nanotechnology captured The scientific basis for regulating nanotechnologies The current risk assessment paradigm in relation to the regulation of nanotechnologies Regulating risk: the bigger picture Producing safety or managing risks? How regulatory paradigms affect insurability The evolving nanotechnology environmental, health, and safety landscape: a business perspective Regulation of carbon nanotubes and other high aspect ratio nanoparticles: approaching this challenge from the perspective of asbestos Approaching the nanoregulation problem in chemicals legislation in the EU and US A good foundation? Regulatory oversight of nanotechnologies using cosmetics as a case study Therapeutic products: regulating drugs and medical devices Regulatory perspectives on nanotechnologies in foods and food contact materials Regulation of nanoscale materials under media-specific environmental laws Military applications: special conditions for regulation Regulating nanotechnology through intellectual property rights The role of NGOs in governing nanotechnologies: challenging the "benefits versus risks" framing of nanotech innovation Voluntary measures in nanotechnology risk governance: the difficulty of holding the wolf by the ears The role of risk management frameworks and certification bodies Risk governance in the field of nanotechnologies: core challenges of an integrative approach International coordination and cooperation: the next agenda in nanomaterials regulation Transnational regulation of nanotechnology: reality or romanticism? From novel materials to next generation nanotechnology: a new approach to regulating the products of nanotechnology.
K3924.H54 I58 2010
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