Stretching and Challenging the Boundaries of Law: Varieties of Knowledge in Biotechnologies Regulation
作者: Alex FaulknerLonneke Poort
作者单位: 1University of Sussex
2Erasmus University Rotterdam
刊名: Minerva, 2017, Vol.55 (2), pp.209-228
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s11024-017-9326-0
关键词: RegulationLawInnovationAnimal biotechnologyMedicinal productsExpertiseRegulatory knowledge
原始语种摘要: The paper addresses the question of adaptation of existing regulatory frameworks in the face of innovation in biotechnologies, and specifically the roles played in this by various expert knowledge practices. We identify two overlapping ideal types of adaptation: first, the stretching and maintenance of a pre-existing legal framework, and second, a breaking of existing classifications and establishment of a novel regime. We approach this issue by focusing on varieties of regulatory knowledge which, contributing to and parting of political legitimacy, in principle enable the making of legally binding decisions about risks and benefits of technologies. We base the discussion around two case studies, one of animal biotechnology ethical regulation, the other of ‘advanced therapy’ medicinal...
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  • 经济的 科学
  • political 政治
  • regulatory 控制的
  • institutional 惯例的
  • knowledge 知识
  • conclude 结论
  • existing 现行
  • scientific 科学
  • economic 科学
  • innovation 革新
  • products 制品