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Responsible Innovation and Sustainability: Interventions in Education and Training of Scientists and Engineers

Abstract Three dilemmas plague governance of scientific research and technological

innovation: the dilemma of orientation, the dilemma of legitimacy, and the dilemma of control. The dilemma of orientation risks innovation heedless of long-term implications. The dilemma of legitimacy grapples with delegation of authority in democracies, often at the expense of broader public interest. The dilemma of control poses that the undesirable implications of new technologies are hard to grasp, yet once grasped, all too difficult to remedy. That humanity has innovated itself into the sustainability crisis is a prime manifestation of these dilemmas.

Responsible innovation (RI), with foci on anticipation, inclusion, reflection, coordination, and adaptation, ai... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Bernstein, Michael Jordan (Author) / Wiek, Arnim (Advisor) / Wetmore, Jameson M (Advisor) / Grimm, Nancy B (Committee member) / Anderies, John M (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Sustainability / Science education / Engineering education / Ethics / Responsible innovation / Science and technology / Science education / Science policy
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 185 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Sustainability 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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