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  1. Regulating Next Generation Agri-Food Biotechnologies

    Lessons from European, North American and Asian Experiences

    Edited by Michael Howlett, David Laycock

    Series: Genetics and Society

    Agri-food bio-technology policy and regulation is transitioning from an early period focused on genetic engineering technologies to ‘next-generation’ rules and regulatory processes linked to challenges originating in a wide variety of new technological processes and applications. Can lessons...

    Published January 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Radio’s Digital Dilemma

    Broadcasting in the Twenty-First Century

    By John Nathan Anderson

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Radio's Digital Dilemma is the first comprehensive analysis of the United States’ digital radio transition, chronicling the technological and policy development of the HD Radio broadcast standard. A story laced with anxiety, ignorance, and hubris, the evolution of HD Radio pitted the nation’s...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Globalization and EU Competition Policy

    Edited by Umut Aydin, Kenneth Thomas

    Series: Journal of European Integration Special Issues

    Competition policy—encompassing cartels, monopolies, mergers and state aid—is a hallmark of the European Union (EU). In recent decades, the EU’s competition policy has evolved under pressures from globalization. The EU in turn has been a key actor driving the globalization of the world economy...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Science and Public Reason

    By Sheila Jasanoff

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    This essay collection explores how democratic governments construct public reason—that is, the forms of evidence and argument used in making state decisions accountable to citizens. The term public reason as used here is not simply a matter of constructing principled arguments that respect...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Politics and the Bomb

    The Role of Experts in the Creation of Cooperative Nuclear Non-Proliferation Agreements

    By Sara Z. Kutchesfahani

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Epistemic communities represent networks of knowledge-based experts that help articulate cause-and-effect relationships of complex problems, define the self-interests of a state, or formulate specific policies for state decision makers. However, the role of these scientists and...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Economic Patriotism in Open Economies

    Edited by Ben Clift, Cornelia Woll

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The recent financial crisis has demonstrated that governments continuously seek to steer their economies rather than leaving them to free markets. Despite the ambitions of international economic cooperation, such interventionism is decidedly local. Some politicians even proudly evoke "economic...

    Published November 8th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Spatial Dimension of Risk

    How Geography Shapes the Emergence of Riskscapes

    Edited by Detlef Müller-Mahn

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Through its exploration of the spatial dimension of risk, this book offers a brand new approach to theorizing risk, and significant improvements in how to manage, tolerate and take risks. A broad range of risks are examined, including natural hazards, climate change, political violence, and...

    Published November 5th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Digital Governance

    New Technologies for Improving Public Service and Participation

    By Michael E. Milakovich

    The application of digital information and communication technologies (ICTs) to reform governmental structures, politics, and public administration is widely and perhaps naively viewed as the twenty-first century "savior," the enlightened way to reinvigorate democracy and improve the quality of...

    Published September 26th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Transforming Urban Water Supplies in India

    The Role of Reform and Partnerships in Globalization

    By Govind Gopakumar

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The absence of water supply infrastructure is a critical issue that affects the sustainability of cities in the developing world and the quality of life of millions of people living in these cities. Urban India has probably the largest concentration of people in the world lacking safe access to...

    Published September 13th 2011 by Routledge

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