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Governance in technology development

Kurt-Dickson, Aygen and Duquenoy, Penny (2013) Governance in technology development. In: Doridot, Fernand, Duquenoy, Penny, Goujon, Philippe, Kurt-Dickson, Aygen, Lavelle, Sylvain, Patrignani, Norberto, Rainey, Stephen and Santuccio, Alessia, (eds.) Ethical Governance of Emerging Technologies Development. IGI Global, Hershey, PA, USA, pp. 149-165. ISBN 9781466636705

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Identification Number: 10.4018/978-1-4666-3670-5.ch010

Abstract

With an increasing focus on the inclusion of considering the ethical and social impact of technology developments resulting from research in the European Union, and elsewhere, comes a need for a more effective process in technology development. Current ethics governance processes do not go far enough in enabling these considerations to be embedded in European Union research projects in a way that engages participants in technology development projects. Such a lack of engagement not only creates a distance between the technology developers and ethics (and ethics experts) but also undermines the legitimacy of decisions on ethical issues and outcomes, which in turn has an impact on the resulting innovation and its role in benefitting individuals and society. This chapter discusses these issues in the context of empirical work, founded on a theoretical base, undertaken as part of the EGAIS (Ethical Governance of Emerging Technologies) EU co-funded FP7 project.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: http://www.igi-global.com/
Additional Information: © 2013 IGI Global
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > LSE Research Laboratory
Date Deposited: 12 May 2014 10:19
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2020 02:30
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/56714

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