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Biotechnology Regulation and GMOs: Law, Technology and Public Contestations in Europe

By: Naveen Thayyil (Author)

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Mar 2014 | #220865 | ISBN-13: 9781848445642
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About this book

This thoughtful book explores how EU law treats serious disagreements about the development and use of a radically new technology like genetic modification. This expert examination describes relevant EU laws to identify and analyze the room available, or possible, for public participation in the EU regulation of GMOs.


1. Introduction
2. The EU Legal Framework for GMO Regulation
3. Risk, Science and Society
4. Precaution, Public Participation and Technocratic Responses
5. Participation in Safety and Public Morals Regulation Ambit in Global Rules
6. Public Contestations and Pursuit of Public Values

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