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The challenge of policy-making for the new life sciences

Lyall, Catherine; Papaioannou, Theo and Smith, James (2009). The challenge of policy-making for the new life sciences. In: Lyall, Catherine; Papaioannou, Theo and Smith, James eds. The Limits to Governance: The Challenge of Policy-making for the New Life Sciences. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, pp. 1–17.

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Abstract

About the book: Does the state still frame debates about new technology? Can policy-makers ensure the benefits of health developments through genomics while still satisfying the expectations of society and the economic imperatives?
In this critique of the new governance agenda for research and innovation in life sciences, the authors discuss the world-wide policy decisions needed, with particular reference to genomics. They suggest the many facets of policy and regulation could be treated as a government–governance continuum, where different aspects of genomics may sit at different points, and co-exist. Their findings offer valuable insights for the future and will help promote a global solution to this problem.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 0-7546-7508-4, 978-0-7546-7508-2
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Development, Geography > Development
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Development, Geography
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
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Item ID: 16907
Depositing User: Theo Papaioannou
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2009 13:19
Last Modified: 02 May 2018 13:01
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/16907
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