Short Course Description
The course deals with the regulation, policy processes and politics in the world and Israel on emerging issues on the regulatory agenda, such as chemicals and children products safety, nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, cloning and genetic engineering, pesticides and food safety, and invasive species.
Full syllabus will be available to registered students only
We will examine policy principles, the effects of globalization, free trade, economic crisis, regulatory competition, as well as the power of the state, scientific networks and private sector across the various topics.
From theoretical and practical perspectives, we will examine theories of public policy, comparative political economy, law, and science & technology in order to provide student with tools for critical analysis of current global challenges associated with a new generation of technologies.
*No prerequisite of theoretical knowledge.