Innovation in Modernity: An Investigation into the Challenge of Biotechnology

eBook (PDF), 228 Pages
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This book examines contemporary innovation in agro-food biotechnology. It identifies the products and processes associated with agro-food biotechnology, and the means by which they come about. In particular, it investigates the connections and interactions between various cultural, economic, political, scientific, social and technological elements in biotechnological innovation, some of the features of where and how innovation takes place, and the key actors and institutions that influence these arrangements and interactions. It treats innovation in agro-food biotechnology as a phenomenon embedded in broader human-technology relations, and develops a multi-dimensional approach to the understanding of biotechnological innovation.
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  • By Sofia Karim
    Sep 26, 2009
    "Innovation in relation to management science" This book was very helpful as a text in summarizing the major discussions on innovation and how it relates to management science.
  • By Rashid Ali
    Sep 22, 2009
    "Innovation in Modernity" This book makes an important contribution to understanding how biotechnology can impact on the current world food crisis
  • By Sara Kaleem
    Aug 5, 2009
    "Innovation in Modernity" The book links nicely the philosophy of technology to the practical matter of promoting innovation in modern society. It also highlights the benefits and challenges that biotechnology – and all new technology – pose to modern society.
  • By moscow mission
    Jun 7, 2009
    "Influencing government policy on biotechnology" Important approach at looking at biotechnological innovation from a economic-cum-political standpoint. This is central from a government policy perspective when thinking about different technology transfer drivers and how to promote the knowledge economy.
  • By Liam Port Lairge
    Dec 7, 2008
    "Innovation in Modernity" Very useful book for business management and innovation development.
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November 11, 2011
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