Nature, Risk and Responsibility: Discourses of Biotechnology (Hardback)

by Patrick O'Mahony, Jo Campling

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This volume explores ethical interpretations of biotechnology and examines whether sufficient consensus exists or is emerging to enable this technology to occupy a stable role in the techno-economic, social and cultural order. The contributors address the nature and prospective implications of biotechnologies for nature, life and social organization and employ a wide range of social theories to evaluate risks and propose responses.

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Published
20/01/1999

Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN
9780333665879


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