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Nanotechnology: ‘risk Governance’ in India

Jayanthi, A.P. and Beumer, K. and Bhattacharya, Sujit (2012) Nanotechnology: ‘risk Governance’ in India. Economic and Political Weekly, 47 (4). pp. 34-40.

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Abstract

This article analyses the potential consequences of the application of nanotechnology in the Indian context and studies the institutional arrangements for “risk governance” of nanotechnology in other countries. It is argued that nanotechnology governance in India requires a separate agency – similar to the one established for biotechnology – to develop human resources, infrastructure, and research and to monitor issues and concerns in the field.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Social and Political Science > Policy developments with respect to nanotechnology
NanoSafety > Environment, health and safety aspects of nanotechnology
ID Code:11773
Deposited By:Koen Beumer
Deposited On:13 Feb 2012 11:56
Last Modified:13 Feb 2012 11:56

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