Biotechnology, Security and the Search for Limits

An Inquiry into Research and Methods

  • Brian Rappert

Part of the New Security Challenges Series book series (NSECH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: What Should be Done

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      Pages 1-12
  3. Scientific Research and Social Inquiry

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      Pages 13-13
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  4. The Conversations — Themes and Actions

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      Pages 71-71
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  5. The Limits of Method

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      Pages 167-167
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  6. Back Matter
    Pages 176-198

About this book


Biotechnology, Security and the Search for Limits examines the post 9/11 security implications for life science research as well as the methodological issues associated with conducting social research. In doing so the book considers the place of biological and social research in creating and responding to societal problems.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Brian Rappert
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ExeterUK

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