The ethical and social imperatives of dialogue for public engagement in technoscience: trends in Asia–Pacific governance

T Yamaguchi, K Cronin, D Macer
2012 Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics  
The Asia−Pacific region is an emergent and important arena in the development of technology and science. However, until recently there has been little critical analysis of the emerging technoscientific governance that is embedded in the region's socio-political, cultural and economic contexts. This Theme Section addresses concepts such as 'scientific citizenship', 'expert−lay interaction', 'participatory risk governance' and 'public engagement' in order to stimulate discussions on the social
more » ... ethical issues which need to be tackled when introducing new technologies in this region.
doi:10.3354/esep00129 fatcat:vz3myhsvwzdmjesxx7fyxvmji4