Clearly there are interactions between risk, language, power, calculated governance, and global capitalism. As noted in chapter 1, the ideas discussed in this and the previous two chapters do not stand alone, but rather build on one ...
Author: Jeffery T. Morris
Publisher: Lexington Books
Risk, Language, and Power applies discourse analysis to public policy debates about nanotechnology to explore how risk is used in language and practice to frame those debates. The author argues that regulatory science by itself is inadequate to address risk concerns, and that public policy initiatives should be applied to broaden policy discourse around the environmental implications of emerging technologies.