Legitimate Governance of Risk at the EU level? The Case of GMOs

Susana Borras

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Udgivelsesdato: January
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftTechnological Forecasting and Social Change
Vol/bind73
Udgave nummer1
Sider (fra-til)61-75
Antal sider14
ISSN0040-1625
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2006

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