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Genetically engineered crops : interim policies, uncertain legislation / Iain E.P. Taylor, editor.

  • Taylor, Iain E. P.
[2007], ©2007
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New York : Haworth Food & Agricultural Products Press, [2007], ©2007.

Physical description

xxxii, 393 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.


Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


The birth of synthetic biology and the genetic mode of production -- Controversy around terminology and novelty: engineered, modified biotechnology, and transgenics -- Transgenic crops, agrobiodiversity, and agroecosystem function -- Ecological risk assessment of GE crops: getting the science fundamentals right -- Coping with uncertainty: the human health implications of GE foods -- Future research tackling the technology divide: a research agenda for crop biotechnology -- Next challenges for crop GE: maturing of governanace and moves beyond food issues -- A precautionary framework for biotechnology -- The precautionary principle and biotechnology: guiding a public interest research agenda -- Trade, science, and Canada's regulatory framework for determining the environmental safety of GE crops -- Principles driving U.S. governance of agbiotech -- Biotechnology policy in the European Union -- Regulatory regimes for GE crops in Africa -- GEO research and agribusiness in Brazil: impact of the regulatory framework -- Toward a liability and compensation regime under the biosafety protocol -- Public spheres pushing for change: public participation in the governance of GE crops -- Risky delusions: misunderstanding science and misperforming publics in the GE crops issue.


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