Call for Papers: The Governance of Emerging Disruptive Technologies
Deadline: 30. September 2018
"We are interested in papers with wide implications and impact on theories of regulation, governance and public policy. We are interested not only in problem-focused papers but also papers that deal with the public/governmental/regulation and governance responses to these challenges. Key issues to be covered in the issue include: Detailed studies of the risks, uncertainties and unintended consequences new technologies pose to economies and societies; Comparative and case study examination of the diverse types of governance responses taken to date to address the risks posed by these technologies; Theoretically informed empirical studies of the new regulatory strategies, institutions and discourses emerging as a response to new technologies around the globe and their fit with current orthodoxies of regulatory governance; Analysis of the (in)efficacy of traditional approaches to regulating and governing disruptive technologies and of the experiences of government with new approaches; Examinations and analysis of the relations between new technologies with incumbent industries in various domains and the role of actors such as technological and instrument constituencies in improving or exacerbating policy and regulatory designs and governance."
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