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

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

by B. Rappert
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230019706

ISBN-13: 9780230019706

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.  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230019706
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
11/27/2007
Series:
New Security Challenges Series
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
223
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 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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