Risk and the Public Acceptance of New Technologies

  • Rob Flynn
  • Paul Bellaby

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About this book


This edited volume brings together leading social scientists who address recent evidence and debates about public engagement and trust in experts. The chapters consider different methods of public consultation for a variety of new technologies, including genetically modified foods, mobile telecommunications, nanotechnology, and hydrogen energy.

Editors and affiliations

  • Rob Flynn
    • 1
  • Paul Bellaby
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Social, Cultural and Policy ResearchUniversity of SalfordUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230591288
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2007
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-35486-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-59128-8
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