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Author Kjolberg, Kamilla
Title Nano Meets Macro : Social Perspectives on Nanoscale Sciences and Technologies
Imprint Singapore : Jenny Stanford Publishing, 2010
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Note Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Foreword -- Preface -- Author biographies -- Contents -- Introduction -- SECTION 1 - NANO MEETS MACRO: IN THE MAKING -- Introduction to section -- Chapter 1: Historical Context of the US National Nanotechnology Initiative -- Chapter 2: Questioning Interdisciplinarity: What Roles for Laboratory-Based Social Science? -- Chapter 3: The Science and Politics of Nano Images -- Chapter 4: Poetry from the Laboratory -- Eigler's Eyes 2 -- Triangular Masterpiece No. 5 -- NanoFireball -- SECTION 2 - NANO MEETS MACRO: IN THE PUBLIC EYE -- Introduction to section -- Chapter 5: The Slippery Nature of Nano-Enthusiasm -- Chapter 6: Representations and Public Engagement: Nano in Norwegian Newspapers -- Chapter 7: Everyday Nanowars: Video Games and the Crisis of the Digital Battlefield -- Chapter 8: Nanotechnology and Global Sustainability: The Case of Water Management -- Chapter 9: Nanotechnology in Foods: Understanding Public Response to Its Risks -- Chapter 10: My Room -- Periodic Table -- Brain bots -- SECTION 3 - NANO MEETS MACRO: IN THE BIG QUESTIONS -- Introduction to section -- Chapter 11: Inside, Outside: Nanobionics and Human Bodily Experience -- Chapter 12: Enhancing Material Nature -- Chapter 13: The Nano Control-Freak: Multifaceted Strategies for Taming Nature -- Chapter 14: It's Perfect, and I Want to Leave -- Metamorphosis of Forms -- Crucifixion of Nemesis -- Entanglio -- SECTION 4 - NANO MEETS MACRO: IN THE TOUGH DECISIONS -- Introduction to section -- Chapter 15: Smoke that Thunders: Risk, Confusion and Regulatory Frame works -- Chapter 16: Economic and Political Aspects of Nanotechnology Governance in Latin America: The Case of Mexico -- Chapter 17: Nanotechnology in Food and Agriculture
Chapter 18: Treating Nanoparticles with Precaution: Recognising Qualitative Uncertainty in Scientific Risk Assessment -- Chapter 19: Nanotechnology and Public Engagement: A New Kind of (Social) Science? -- Chapter 20: Civil Society and the Politics of Nano-Scale Converging Technologies -- Chapter 21: Moving In -- Quoiazander -- Discovery -- Index -- Colour Index -- Artworks -- Chapter Figures
"The editors have compiled a beautifully diverse and timely collection on the social and cultural aspects of nano-scale science and engineering. With informed academic analysis, fresh-from-the-field NGO experience, and provocative images, fiction and poetry, their contribution is as multifaceted as nano itself."—Prof. David Guston, Arizona State University, USA
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kjolberg, Kamilla Nano Meets Macro : Social Perspectives on Nanoscale Sciences and Technologies Singapore : Jenny Stanford Publishing,c2010 9789814267052
Subject Community organization.;Nanotechnology -- Moral and ethical aspects.;Nanotechnology
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Alt Author Wickson, Fern Elizabeth
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