Anticipating the Societal Challenges of Nanotechnologies
Diana Megan Bowman
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Public Health
University of Wales System - Cardiff University
Michael G. Bennett
Northeastern University - School of Law
April 1, 2013
NanoEthics, Vol. 7, pp. 1-5, 2013
Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 138-2013
This article frames a collection of writings comprising a special issue of the NanoEthics journal. The pieces are related through three themes: (i) the relationship between technoscientific developments and consensus making and breaking; (ii) the notion of technological regulation as an activity intimately entangled with the regulation of relations among a wide host of actors and stakeholders; and (iii) law’s omnipresence in and importance to effective regulation. The seven articles of the special issue are briefly contextualized against this thematic field.
Date posted: May 9, 2013
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