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  • The Regulation of Science and Technologyby Helen Lawton Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 155.00

    The worst chemical disaster ever could be happening right now. In India and Bangladesh between forty and eighty million people are at risk of consuming too much arsenic from well water that might have already caused one hundred thousand cancer cases and thousands of deaths. Many millions elsewhere in South-East Asia and South America may soon suffer... more...

  • Universities, Innovation and the Economyby Helen Lawton-Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    Universities are increasingly expected to be at the heart of networked structures contributing to society in meaningful and measurable ways through research, the teaching and development of experts, and knowledge innovation. While there is nothing new in universities? links with industry, what is recent is their role as territorial actors. It is government... more...

  • Technology Transfer and Industrial Change in Europeby Helen Lawton Smith; Erik Swyngedouw

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 168.00

    This book critically examines the phenomenon and the consequences of the increasing inter-dependence between industry, universities and national laboratories. It explores the contrasts and similarities between the patterns of formal and informal links in a technologically dynamic industry (electronic components) with those in a traditional industry... more...

  • Regulation of the Pharmaceutical Industryby John Abraham; Helen Lawton Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 165.00

    How are pharmaceutical technologies developed and controlled in our societies? To what extent should the availability of these technologies be determined by scientific experts, a democratic state, the interests of final users, or ethical principles? This unique collection brings together the work of social scientists, ethicists, lawyers and policy... more...

  • Networking Regionalised Innovative Labour Marketsby Ulrich Hilpert; Helen Lawton Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00

    A map which shows where innovation is clustered worldwide is also a map of the location of the highly skilled and talented labour. New technologies, their creative applications or synergy across different areas of scientific research or technology development always create opportunities for the employment of particularly creative labour. This book... more...

  • Economic Geographyby Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen; Helen Lawton-Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 196.00

    Drawing together the work of several eminent geographers this superb collection investigates the current state of knowledge in the subdiscipline of economic geography within the wider geography field, and assesses its future direction. more...

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