Innovative Governance Models for Emerging Technologies

Innovative Governance Models for Emerging Technologies

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Overview

Emerging technologies create challenges for traditional regulatory approaches. The contributors to this book – leading scholars in law, innovation, and technology – address the need for new governance methods and models.


The unique characteristics of emerging technologies – their diverse applications, the myriad concerns raised by new technologies, the need for public engagement, and the issue of effective coordination between governance players – create the need for new governance approaches. The authors identify innovative new methods of governance, taking into account an environment where changes in technologies can out-pace the corresponding regulatory frameworks.


Scholars of technology, science and innovation will find this book to be an enlightening read, as will lawyers, policymakers and think-tanks working within the emerging technologies arena.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782545637
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Publication date: 01/14/2013
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Edited by Gary E. Marchant, Kenneth W. Abbott, Jack E. Brown Professor of Law emeritus and Braden Allenby, Arizona State University, US

Table of Contents

Contents:


1. Introduction: The Challenge of Oversight for Emerging Technologies

Kenneth W. Abbott


PART I: GENERAL APPROACHES

2. The Dynamics of Emerging Technology Systems

Braden Allenby


3. Emerging Technology Governance

Gregory N. Mandel


4. An Integrated Framework for Governing Emerging Technologies such as Nanotechnology and Synthetic Biology

LeRoy Paddock and Molly Masterton


5. The Role of Adaptation in the Governance of Emerging Technologies

Marc A. Saner


6. Integrating Technology Assessment into Government Technology Policy

Timothy F. Malloy


7. Governing the Governance of Emerging Technologies

Gary E. Marchant and Wendell Wallach


PART II: SPECIFIC APPLICATIONS

8. The Hare and the Tortoise: An Australian Perspective on Regulating New Technologies and their Products and Processes

Diana M. Bowman


9. Properly Paced? Examining the Past and Present Governance of GMOs in the United States

Jennifer Kuzma


10. Innovative Governance Schemes for Molecular Diagnostics

Rachel A. Lindor and Gary E. Marchant


11. Network Security Agreements: Communications Technology Governance by Other Means

Joshua W. Abbott


12. Robust Offshore Risk Regulation – An Assessment of US, UK and Norwegian Approaches

Preben H. Lindøe, Michael Baram and John Paterson


13. Conclusion: Emerging Governance for Emergent Technologies

Gary E. Marchant


Index

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