Technology assessment in practice and theory


  • Erik Fisher School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University (US)



Barben, Daniel; Fisher, Erik; Selin, Cynthia; Guston, David (2008): Anticipatory governance of nanotechnology. Foresight, engagement, and integration. In: Edward Hackett and Olga Amsterdamska (eds.): The handbook of science and technology studies. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, pp. 979–1000.

Fisher, Erik; Mahajan, Roop (2006): Midstream modulation of nanotechnology research in an academic laboratory. In: Engineering technology management. Engineering business management, safety engineering and risk analysis, technology and society. n. p.: ASME, pp. 189–195. DOI:

Guston, David (2014): Understanding ‘anticipatory governance’. In: Social Studies of Science 44 (2), pp. 218–242. DOI:

Schuurbiers, Daan (2011): What happens in the lab. Applying midstream modulation to enhance critical reflection in the laboratory. In: Science and Engineering Ethics 17 (4), pp. 769–788. DOI:

Stilgoe, Jack; Owen, Richard; Macnaghten, Phil (2013): Developing a framework for responsible innovation. In: Research Policy 42 (9), pp. 1568–1580. DOI:

Stirling, Andy (2006): Precaution, foresight and sustainability. Reflection and reflexivity in the governance of science and technology. In: Jan-Peter Voss, Dierk Bauknecht and René Kemp (eds.): Reflexive governance for sustainable development. Cheltenham: Elgar, pp. 225–272.




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Fisher E. Technology assessment in practice and theory. TATuP [Internet]. 2019 Jul. 8 [cited 2024 May 30];28(2):73-4. Available from: