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Main Title Human rights and emerging technologies : analysis and perspectives in Europe /
Author Ruggiu, Daniele,
Publisher Pan Stanford Publishing, an imprint of Pan Stanford,
Year Published 2018
Call Number KJC5132
ISBN 9780429955358 (e-book: Mobi)
Subjects Human rights--Europe. ; Technological innovations--Management. ; Technological innovations--Social aspects--Europe. ; Technological innovations--Europe--Management. ; LAW / International. ; BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business.
Internet Access
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Edition First edition.
Collation 1 online resource (510 pages) : 8 illustrations
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
part PART I -- chapter Introduction -- chapter 1 Human Rights and Technoscientific Development -- chapter 2 Governance: A Theoretical Framework -- chapter 3 The European Governance of Emerging Technologies -- part PART II -- chapter Introduction -- chapter 4 Human Dignity -- chapter 5 Right to Health -- chapter 6 Consent -- chapter 7 Right to Bodily Integrity -- chapter 8 Right to a Healthy Environment -- chapter 9 Privacy -- chapter 10 Freedom of Scientific Research -- chapter Acknowledgements. What is the state of current European governance on new and emerging technologies, and where is it going? What is, and what can be, the role of human rights in governance arrangements? These are the main questions that this book answers for both European and non-European scholars. It provides a wide picture of current European governance, notably in biotechnology, nanotechnology and synthetic biology, and discusses the model of Responsible Research and Innovation, which is gaining popularity within the European Union, under a human rights perspective. It shows how human rights can contribute to governance frameworks without posing obstacles to research and innovation.The theory presented in the book is followed by practical guidelines drawn from human rights law. Starting from the Strasbourg Court jurisprudence, it provides a complete review of the wide range of rights that the European Convention on Human Rights protects in light of the challenges of techno-scientific advances. This analysis will come in handy for private actors, policymakers, regulators, as well as judges in solving hard cases raised by techno-scientific progress in the future.