Technology and Security: Governing Threats in the New Millennium / Edition 1by B. Rappert
Pub. Date: 11/27/2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
This book takes forward the existing state of academic understanding where security and technology intersect. It assesses the challenges posed by emerging scientific and technological developments for security while understanding how perceptions of security threats are themselves formed in relation to conceptions of science and technology.
Table of ContentsIntroduction; B.Rappert & S.Croft PART I: TECHNOLOGY AND DISCIPLINARY APPROACHES Science & Technology Policy and International Security; A.James Rethinking "Secrecy" and "Disclosure"; B.Rappert & B.Balmer Producing Threat Assessments; C.Boudeau PART II: GOVERNANCE Global Governance and Twenty-First Century Technology; J.Whitman The Limits of Security Governance: Technology, Law and War; T.Farrell Technology and the Problem of Civilian Casualties in War; J.Stone PART III: IN FOCUS Preventing the Future Military Misuse of Neuroscience; M.Dando Space Weapons: Technological Folly?; M.Hilborne Understanding the Broader Context; B.Durodié
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