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Rights, Regulation, and the Technological Revolution

Roger Brownsword


Rights, Regulation, and the Technological Revolution confronts a central question facing modern government: how can regulators respond to both the challenges and opportunities presented by a technologically driven society without sacrificing legitimacy for effectiveness, or weakening the essential conditions of a stable, aspirant moral community? The book analyses developments across biotechnology, information and communications technology, nanotechnology, and neurotechnology. In part one, Regulatory Challenge, it explores the difficulties facing the public control of rapid techno ... More

Keywords: technology regulation, licensing, regulatory challenge, regulatory legitimacy, regulatory effectiveness, compliance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199276806
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276806.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Roger Brownsword, author
Professor of Law, King's College London