Nanotechnology, Governance, and Knowledge Networks in the Global South (Hardcover)

Nanotechnology, Governance, and Knowledge Networks in the Global South Cover Image
$83.99
WE CAN ORDER THIS FOR YOU (store pickup in 5-14 days)

Description


The seemingly unlimited technological potential of nanotechnology brings with it new practices of governance, networking, and exercising power and agency. Focusing on scholars in the Global South, this text covers nanotechnology discourses, imaginaries, and materialities as they circulate and interact within governance knowledge networks. Rather than adapt their actions to existing governance mechanisms and science, technology, and innovation policy, scientists use the imaginary of nanotechnology to create new symbolic and material incentives, thus shaping its governance. By tracing the constantly shifting asymmetries of knowledge and power, the book offers fresh insights into the dynamics of knowledge networks.


Product Details
ISBN: 9783319695136
ISBN-10: 3319695134
Publisher: Palgrave Pivot
Publication Date: November 27th, 2017
Pages: 101
Language: English