Technology and Security: Governing Threats in the New Millennium / Edition 1

Technology and Security: Governing Threats in the New Millennium / Edition 1

by Brian Rappert
     
 

Technology and Security takes forward the existing state of academic understanding where security and technology intersect.See more details below

Overview

Technology and Security takes forward the existing state of academic understanding where security and technology intersect.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230019706
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/27/2007
Series:
New Security Challenges Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.81(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.72(d)

Meet the Author

BRIAN RAPPERT is an Associate Professor of Science, Technology and Public Affairs in the Department of Sociology & Philosophy at the University of Exeter, UK. His long term interest has been the examination of how choices can and are made about the regulation of technologies in conditions of uncertainty and disagreement.

Table of Contents

Introduction--S.Croft & B.Rappert
• Defence, Security and Science and Technology Policy--A.James
• Rethinking "Secrecy" and "Disclosure": What Science and Technology Studies Can Offer Attempts to Governing WMD Threats--B.Balmer & B.Rappert
• Global Governance and Twenty-First Century Technology--J.Whitman
• War, New Technologies and the Future of International Humanitarian Law--T.Farrell
• A Technical Fix to the Problems of War?: High-Tech Weaponry, Proportionality and Collateral Damage--J.Stone
• The Production of Threat Assessments--C.Boudeau
• The Revolution in the Life Sciences and the Prohibition of Biological Weapons--M.Dando
• The Militarization of Space--M.Hilborne
• Contribution of the Science and Technology Community in Responding to Terrorist Threats--B.Durodié

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