technological risk

Public Trust and Risk Perceptions: A Preliminary Study of Taiwan's GMOs, 2003-2004

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Chou Kuei Tien
Graduate Institute of National Development, National Taiwan University.

This paper mainly discusses public perceptions and attitudes towards genetically modified organism (GMO) disputes by comparing the results of two annual national telephone surveys. The themes of the surveys include risk perception, risk assessment, risk communication, public participation, and public trust, and they examined the public's attitudes towards general GMO knowledge, GMO policy, and GMO risk, as well as the government's ability to engage in GMO risk governance.

Taiwanese Journal for Studies of Science, Technology and Medicine, Number 4 (April 2007), 151-178
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