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Controlling controversial science: biotechnology policy in Britain and the United States (1984-2004)

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This thesis addresses the puzzle of variation in first-generation regulatory policies for controversial science and technology, as demonstrated in the cases of agricultural genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and human embryonic stem cell research in the United Kingdom and the United States. Why did policy outcomes vary in each technology case? This study answers this question by placing greater emphasis on institutional factors.

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Oxford college:
Merton College
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Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
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Supervisor
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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