Detoxification, Displacement and Deferral. The Democratic Failures of GM Regulation

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dc.contributor.author Reynolds, Rocque en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-16T04:59:01Z
dc.date.available 2010-06-16T04:59:01Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2009005316 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Reynolds Rocque 2009, 'Detoxification, Displacement and Deferral. The Democratic Failures of GM Regulation', Griffith University, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 752-777. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1038-3441 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/11856
dc.description.abstract The implied promise of liberal democracies in a state of pluralism is that difference will be addressed. This article argues that this promise has not been met in the case of GM regulation, despite 30 years of discussion and debate. Rather than attribute this failure to the insurmountable logic of uncertainty, this article blames it on the strategies of detoxification, displacement and deferral employed by the legislature and the Gene Technology Regulator to avoid addressing substantive issues of social meaning in relation to GM technology. The article concludes that the Gene Technology Regulator has failed to fulfil the broad legislative mandate granted under the Gene Technology Act 2000 (Cth), thereby rendering the Regulator's position largely irrelevant. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Griffith University en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon NA en_US
dc.title Detoxification, Displacement and Deferral. The Democratic Failures of GM Regulation en_US
dc.parent Griffith Law Review en_US
dc.journal.volume 18 en_US
dc.journal.number 3 en_US
dc.publocation Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 752 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 777 en_US
dc.cauo.name LAW.Faculty of law en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 180100 en_US
dc.personcode 040090 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Law en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 2009 en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Genetic modification; law; regulation en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 040090 en_US


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