Course Number 1082-4196-01
Course Name Regulation of Technological Innovation
Academic Unit The Gershon H. Gordon Faculty of Social Sciences -
Public Policy
Lecturer Dr. Ronit HananiContact
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Office HoursBy appointment
Mode of Instruction Lecture
Credit Hours 3
Semester 2021/2
Day Thu
Hours 18:00-21:00
Building Naftali Social Sciences
Room 201
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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.
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.

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Course Requirements

Final Exam

Students may be required to submit additional assignments
Full requirements as stated in full syllabus

The specific prerequisites of the course,
according to the study program, appears on the program page of the handbook

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