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August 20th, 2009

Risk, Responsibility, Rights, Regulation and Representation in the Value Chain of Nano-Products

Abstract:
Nanotechnology seems to escape boundaries and definitions. The ‘Rush to Nanoscale' spreads throughout different sites and arenas, involving a multiplicity of actors, meanings and spaces in which they emerge. The ‘uncertainty of nanotechnology' appears to be both a condition and a consequence of this situation. This volume adds to the collective effort of charting the multiple and heterogeneous dimensions that characterise nanotechnology by analysing the numerous modalities through which different stakeholders and actors provide definitions, attribute meaning and sense to nano-enabled innovations.

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