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GM scientists and the politics of the risk society

Robbins, Peter T.; Pieri, Elisa and Cook, Guy (2004). GM scientists and the politics of the risk society. In: Haugestad, Anne K. and Wulfhorst, J.D. eds. Future as fairness: ecological justice and global citizenship. At the interface/Probing the boundaries (10). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi, pp. 85–104.

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Abstract

About the book: Twenty years after the establishment of the World Commission on Environment and Development, the 13 contributions in this interdisciplinary volume offer a broad spectrum of perspectives and research-based recommendations on environmental sustainability, social justice and the human enterprise. The cases explored cover global citizenly rights and obligations, environmental health, ecological building practices, tradable fuel permits, forestry and illegal logging, local waste management, employment and risk assessments, the genetic modification debate, nuclear and toxic waste, global environmental governance and 500 years of globalization.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 90-420-1109-2, 978-90-420-1109-0
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Engineering & Innovation
Education and Language Studies > Centre for Language and Communication
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
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Item ID: 5055
Depositing User: Peter Robbins
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2010 09:44
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/5055
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