• Expectations as techniques of legitimation? Imagined futures through global bioethics standards for health research

    22 days ago - By Oxford Journals

    ABSTRACTI argue that expectations or strong beliefs about what can occur, and the imaginaries they construct, can be shaped by organizations and used by them as techniques for public legitimation of their governance and regulatory activities. I advance this argument by reference to the International Council on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use. The expectations and imaginary flowing from the ICH's mission and framing, ‘harmonisation for better health', support a focus on technological development for the production of safe, quality...
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