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Regulação e governação numa sociedade de risco e insegurança

This Thematic Line seeks to interpret the evolving meanings and gradual amplification of the concepts of risk and (in)security in contemporary times; to analyze and compare structures and mechanisms of risk regulation in the S&T domain and related fields; to critically examine the balancing of the requirements of security and of those of fundamental human values within the European and domestic regulatory systems; to analyze the phenomenon of “whistle blowers”; to examine the trend toward the financial dominance of the economy in Portugal and the impact of measures recently adopted for the financial regulation of the EU; to analyze the role of public and social banks in the Portuguese banking system, and the extent to which they play a stabilizing role in the financial system; and to address risk and risk regulation and governance in the digital era through perspectives involving the legal, economic, sociological and information sciences.