In the face of … the “ethics deficit” that produced the … GMO … debacle and its subsequent moratoria, this time things need to be done differently. A spoonful of ethics will assist in this explicit path-clearing exercise by assuaging opposition and making nanotechnologies more “palatable” to various publics, thus enabling market acceptance.
From Nano-Ethicswash to Real-Time Regulation
Article first published online: 25 SEP 2008
© 2008 by Yale University
Journal of Industrial Ecology
Volume 12, Issue 3, pages 270–274, June 2008
How to Cite
Randles, S. (2008), From Nano-Ethicswash to Real-Time Regulation. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 12: 270–274. doi: 10.1111/j.1530-9290.2008.00054.x
- Issue published online: 25 SEP 2008
- Article first published online: 25 SEP 2008
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