Nanotechnology's Controversial Role for the South

  title={Nanotechnology's Controversial Role for the South},
  author={Noela Invernizzi and Guillermo Foladori and Donald Maclurcan},
  journal={Science, Technology \& Society},
  pages={123 - 148}
The possibility that nanotechnology will turn into an instrument to aid development or alleviate poverty has been discussed explicitly in academic circles, at meetings held by international bodies, and in non-governmental organisations since 1997. The different positions on the role that it can play in the process reflect particular interpretations of the relationship between science, technology and society. We divide the arguments expressed in this discussion in two broad groups. One can be… 
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