International Handbook on Regulating NanoTechnologies

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS & CONTRIBUTORS:

 

PART I: CONCEPTS AND FOUNDATIONS

1. Introduction: The Regulatory Challenges for Nanotechnologies
Graeme A. Hodge, Diana M. Bowman and Andrew D. Maynard

2. Philosophy of Technoscience in the Regime of Vigilance

Alfred Nordmann


3. Tracing and Disputing the Story of Nanotechnology

Chris Toumey


4. The Age of Regulatory Governance and Nanotechnologies

Roger Brownsword


PART II: FRAMEWORKS FOR REGULATING NANOTECHNOLOGIES

  

5. Nanotechnology Captured
John Miles

6. The Scientific Basis for Regulating Nanotechnologies
David Williams

7. The Current Risk Assessment Paradigm in Relation to the Regulation of Nanotechnologies
Qasim Chaudhry, Hans Bouwmeester and Rolf F. Hertel

8. Regulating Risk: The Bigger Picture
Karinne Ludlow and Peter Binks

9. Producing Safety or Managing Risks? How Regulatory Paradigms Affect Insurability
Thomas K. Epprecht

 

PART III: CASE STUDIES IN REGULATING NANOTECHNOLOGIES AND NANO-PRODUCTS
  

10. The Evolving Nanotechnology Environmental, Health, and Safety Landscape: A Business Perspective
Oliver Tassinari, Jurron Bradley and Michael Holman

11. Regulation of Carbon Nanotubes and Other High Aspect Ratio Nanoparticles: Approaching this Challenge from the Perspective of Asbestos
Robert J. Aitken, Sheona A.K. Peters, Alan D. Jones and Vicki Stone

12. Approaching the Nanoregulation Problem in Chemicals Legislation in the EU and US
Markus Widmer and Christoph Meili

13. A Good Foundation? Regulatory Oversight of Nanotechnologies Using Cosmetics as a Case Study
Geert van Calster and Diana M. Bowman

14. Therapeutic Products: Regulating Drugs and Medical Devices
Rogério Sá Gaspar

15. Regulatory Perspectives on Nanotechnologies in Foods and Food Contact Materials
Anna Gergely, Qasim Chaudhry and Diana M. Bowman

16. Regulation of Nanoscale Materials under Media-specific Environmental Laws
Linda K. Breggin and John Pendergrass

17. Military Applications: Special Conditions for Regulation
Jürgen Altmann

18. Regulating Nanotechnology through Intellectual Property Rights
Gregory N. Mandel

PART IV: THE FUTURE REGULATORY LANDSCAPE

 

19. The Role of NGOs in Governing Nanotechnologies: Challenging the ‘Benefits versus Risks’ Framing of Nanotech Innovation
Georgia Miller and Gyorgy Scrinis

20. Voluntary Measures in Nanotechnology Risk Governance: The Difficulty of Holding the Wolf by the Ears
Christoph Meili and Markus Widmer

21. The Role of Risk Management Frameworks and Certification Bodies
Thorsten Weidl, Gerhard Klein and Rolf Zöllner

22. Risk Governance in the Field of Nanotechnologies: Core Challenges of an Integrative Approach
Ortwin Renn and Antje Grobe

23. International Coordination and Cooperation: The Next Agenda in Nanomaterials Regulation
Robert Falkner, Linda K. Breggin, Nico Jaspers, John Pendergrass and Read Porter

24. Transnational Regulation of Nanotechnology: Reality or Romanticism?
Kenneth W. Abbott, Douglas J. Sylvester and Gary E. Marchant

25. From Novel Materials to Next Generation Nanotechnology: A New Approach to Regulating the Products of Nanotechnology
J. Clarence Davies

PART V: CONCLUSION

26. Conclusions: Triggers, Gaps, Risks, and Trust
Andrew D. Maynard, Diana M. Bowman and Graeme A. Hodge

 

SNEAK PEAK || CHAPTERS 1 & 26

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