New Technologies and Human Rights
Edited by Therese Murphy
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New Technologies and Human Rights by Therese Murphy
Book DescriptionThe first IVF baby was born in the 1970s. Less than 20 years later, we had cloning and GM food, and information and communication technologies had transformed everyday life. In 2000, the first map of the human genome was sequenced. More recently, there has been much discussion of the economic and social benefits of nanotechnology, and synthetic biology has also been generating controversy. This important volume is a timely contribution to increasing calls for regulation - or better regulation - of these and other new technologies. Drawing on an international team of legal scholars, it reviews and develops the role of human rights in the regulation of new technologies. Three controversies at the intersection between human rights and new technology are given particular attention. First, are human rights contributing to the creation of a brave new world of choice, where human dignity is fundamentally compromised? Second, are new technologies a threat to human rights? Finally, can human rights create better regulation of these technologies?
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199562572
(241mm x 163mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 22-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Therese Murphy
Health and Human Rights, Hardback (August 2013)
This book aims to bolster the burgeoning discourse of health and human rights and charts the history of the linkage between health and human rights.
Civil Liberties Law, Paperback (August 2001)» View all books by Therese Murphy
Civil Liberties Law: The Human Rights Act Era is a major new work which charts the ongoing transformation of the civil liberties tradition in the United Kingdom. It explores the euphoria and the scepticism surrounding the introduction of the Human Rights Act 1998 and assesses the value of the new commitment to human rights.
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Author Biography - Therese Murphy
Therese Murphy is Professor of Law & Critical Theory at the University of Nottingham. She is the author of Civil Liberties Law: The Human Rights Act Era (OUP, 2001) with Stephen Livingstone and Noel Whitty. She is on the editorial board of the Human Rights Law Review, and is a member of the expert team that provides thematic and annual reports on the UK for the EU's Fundamental Rights Agency.
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