Scientists and the Regulation of Risk: Standardising Control

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Oct 1, 2011 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
Risks are increasingly regulated by international standards, and scientists play a key role in standardisation. This fascinating book exposes the action of 'invisible colleges' of scientists - loose groups of prominent scientific experts who combi
 

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Contents

1 Risk regulation from controversies to common concepts
1
expert collectives in transnational regulation
19
a short history of risk regulation
37
medical professionals and the introduction of pharmacovigilance planning
77
HACCP and the ambitions of the food microbiology elite
112
food safety scientists and the invention of postmarket monitoring
142
sociology of the standardising scientist
167
the emergent action of invisible colleges
191
Research strategy and methodology
211
References
216
Index
255
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