GM Food on Trial: Testing European Democracy

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-11-04
  • Publisher: Routledge

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The books in this series, all based on original research, explore the social, economic and ethical consequences of the new genetic sciences. The series is based in the ESRCs Centre for Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics (CESAGen), the largest UK investment in social-science research on the implications of these innovations. With a mix of research monographs, edited collections, textbooks and a major new handbook, the series will be a major contribution to the social analysis of new agricultural and biomedical technologies. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

List of Tablesp. ix
List of Figuresp. xi
Acknowledgementsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Analytical Perspectivesp. 16
Making Europe Safe for Agbiotech, Generating Dissentp. 46
Opening Up Risks, Disputing Un/Sustainable Agriculturep. 76
Channelling Participation, Testing Public Representationsp. 106
Regulating Risk, Testing EU Reformsp. 133
Scaling Up GM Crops, Testing Commercial Operatorsp. 163
Labelling GM Products, Testing Free Choicep. 189
Segregating GM Crops, Contesting Future Agriculturesp. 218
Conclusion: Testing European Democracyp. 247
Referencesp. 271
Indexp. 299
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