Brian Rappert's Publications

Below is a listing of my publications, some of which are available on-line.

Books

Rappert, B. and M Selgelid. (editors) 2013. On the Dual Uses of Science and Ethics Canberra: Australian National University E Press.

Rappert, B. 2012. How to Look Good in a War: Justifying and Challenging State Violence London: Pluto.

Rappert, B. (editor) 2010. Education and Ethics in the Life Sciences Canberra: Australian National University E Press.

Rappert, B. 2009. Experimental Secrets: International Security, Codes, and the Future of Research New York: University Press of America.

Rappert, B. and C. Gould. (editors) 2009. Biosecurity: Origins, Transformations and Practices London: Palgrave.

Rappert, B. (editor) 2007. Technology and Security London: Palgrave. Read the Introduction

Rappert, B. 2007. Biotechnology, Security and the Search for Limits: An Inquiry into Research and Methods London: Palgrave. Read the Introduction

Rappert, B. and C. McLeish. (editors) 2007. A Web of Prevention London: Earthscan.

Rappert, B. 2006. Controlling the Weapons of War: Politics, Persuasion and the Prohibition of Inhumanity London: Routledge.

Rappert, B. 2003. Non-Lethal Weapons as Legitimizing Forces?: Technology, Politics and the Management of Conflict London: Frank Cass, pp. 1-286. Introduction

Brown, N., B. Rappert, and A. Webster (editors) 2000. Contested Futures Aldershot: Ashgate.

Journal Articles

Rappert, B. 2014. 'Why has not there been more Research of Concern?' Front. Public Health 2:74. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2014.00074

Dymond, A. and B. Rappert. 2014. 'Policing Science: The Lessons of Tasers' 8(4): 330-338. doi: 10.1093/police/pau030

Rappert, B. 2014. ‘Present Absences: Hauntings and Whirlwinds in “-Graphy”’ Social Epistemology 28(1): 41-55.

Rappert, B. and W. Bauchspies. 2014. ‘Introducing Absence’ Social Epistemology 28(1): 1-3.

Moyes, R. and B. Rappert. 2013. ‘Looking Inwards and Looking Outwards - Specific Challenges and Strategic Directions from the Prohibition of Cluster Munition' Austrian Review of International and European Law 15: 89-108.

Rappert, B., R. Moyes, A. Crowe and T. Nash. 2012. ‘The Roles of Civil Society in the Development of Standards around New Weapons and other Technologies of Warfare' International Review of the Red Cross 94(886): 765-785.

Bezuidenhout, L. and B. Rappert. 2012. 'The Ethical Issues of Dual-Use and the Life Sciences' CORE Issues in Professional and Research Ethics August.

Rappert, B., R. Moyes, and I. Lang. 2012. ‘The Case for Addressing Explosive Weapons: Conflict, Violence and Health' Social Science & Medicine 75: 2047-2054.

Rappert, B. 2012. ‘States of Ignorance: The Unmaking and Remaking of Death Tolls'Economy and Society 41(1): 42-63. For the FoI requests informing this article, see: [Set 1] [Set 2] [Set 3]

Rappert, B. 2011. 'Evidencing Similarity: The Language of Judgement, Spin, and Accountability' Journal of Language and Politics 10(2): 182–203.

Rappert, B. 2010. ‘Revealing and Concealing Secrets in Research: The Potential for the Absent' Qualitative Research 10(5): 571-588.

Rappert, B. and R. Moyes. 2010. 'Enhancing the Protection of Civilians from Armed Conflict: Precautionary Lessons' Medicine, Conflict & Survival 26(1) January-March: 24-47.

Rappert, B. and R. Moyes. 2009. ‘The Prohibition of Cluster Munitions: Setting International Precedents for Defining Inhumanity' Non-proliferation Review 16(2): 237-256. (See as well Rappert, B. and R. Moyes. 2009. ‘Response to Elvira Rosert' Non-proliferation Review November: 321-323).

Rappert, B. and C. Gould. 2009. ‘The Challenges of Science and Security' Politeia 28(2): 95-111.

Rappert, B. 2008. ‘Defining the Emerging Concern with Biosecurity’ Japan Journal for Science, Technology and Society 17: 95-116.

Rappert, B. 2008. ‘The Benefits, Risks, and Threats of Biotechnology’ Science & Public Policy February 35(1): 37-44.

Rappert, B. 2007. ‘Policing & the Use of Force’ Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice 1(4): 472-484.

Rappert, B. 2007. ‘On the Mid Range’ Science, Technology & Human Values 32(6): 693-712.

Rappert, B. 2007. ‘Codes of Conduct and Biological Weapons’ Biosecurity & Bioterrorism 5(2): 145-154.

Rappert, B. 2005. ‘Prohibitions, Weapons and Controversy: Managing the Problem of Ordering’ Social Studies of Science 35(2): 211-240.

Rappert, B. 2005. 'Biological Weapons and the Life Sciences: The Potential for Professional Codes' Disarmament Forum 1: 53-61.

Rappert. B. 2004. ‘Responsibility in the Life Sciences: Assessing the Role of Professional Codes’ Biosecurity and Bioterrorism 2(3): 164-174.

Rappert, B. 2004. ‘Moralizing Violence’ Science as Culture 13(1): 3-35.

Rappert, B. 2003. 'Technologies, Texts, and Possibilities' Sociology 37(3).

Rappert, B. 2003. 'Health and Safety in Policing' Social Science and Medicine 56(6): 1269-1278.

Rappert, B. 2002. “Constructions of Legitimate Force” British Journal of Criminology 42(4): 689-708.

Rappert, B. 2002. “Assessing Chemical Incapacitants” International Journal of Police Science and Management 4(2): 115-126.

Rappert, B. 2001. “The Distribution and the Resolution of the Ambiguities of Technology; or Why Bobby can’t Spray” Social Studies of Science August: 557-592.

Rappert, B. 2001. “Scenarios on the Future of Non-lethal Weapons” Contemporary Security Policy 22(1): 50-74.

Rappert, B. 2001. “Towards an Understanding of Nonlethality” Peace & Change 26(1): 31-54.

Rappert, B. and S. Wright. 2000. “A Flexible Response?: Assessing Non-Lethal Weapons” Technology Analysis and Strategic Management 12(4): 477-492.

Brown, N. and B. Rappert 2000. “Emerging Bioinformatics Networks: The Construction of ‘Public’ and ‘Private’” Prometheus 18(4): 437-452.

Rappert, B. and N. Brown. 2000. “Putting the Future in its Place: Comparing Innovation Moments in Genetic Diagnostics and Telemedicine” New Genetics and Society 19(1): 49-76.

Rappert, B. 1999. “The Uses of Relevance: Thoughts on a Reflexive Sociology” Sociology 33(4): 705-723.

Rappert, B. 1999. “Rationalising the Future?: Foresight in Science and Technology Policy Co-ordination” Futures 31(6): 527-545.

Rappert, B., A. Webster, and D. Charles 1999. “Making Sense of Diversity and Reluctance” Research Policy 28(8): 873-890.

Webster, A. and B. Rappert. 1999. “The Commercial Exploitation of Knowledge” Ekonomiaz translated into Spanish, III(45): 38-59.

Rappert, B. 1999. “Review Essay: Assessing Technologies of Political Control” Journal of Peace Research 36(6): 741-751.

Rappert, B. and J. McKenzie 1999. “Researching Community Concerns” Journal of Education through Partnership 3(1): 28-38.

Rappert, B. 1998. “Links between Universities and their Spin-Offs” Industry and Higher Education 12(6): 332-338.

Rappert, B. 1997. “Irreconcilable Differences? The Business of Social Science Research” Higher Education Quarterly 51(3) July: 239-250.

Rappert, B. 1997. “A Balancing Act” Industry and Higher Education October.

Rappert, B. 1997. “Users and Social Science Research: Policy, Problems, Possibilities” Sociological Research Online 2(3)

Rappert, B. and A. Webster 1997. “Regimes of Ordering: The Commercialisation of Intellectual Property in Industrial-Academic Collaboration” Technology Analysis and Strategic Management 9(2): 115-130.

Rappert, B. 1996. “Patents, Periphery, and Politics” New Political Science Summer/Fall: 111-132.

Rappert, B. 1995. “The US Extension of Plant Variety Protection: A Critical Evaluation" Science and Public Policy April: 95-105.

Rappert, B. 1995. “Shifting Notions of Accountability in the UK” Science and Public Policy December: 383-391.

Book Chapters

Rappert, Brian. 2013. ‘Ethics as…’ In Rappert, B. and M Selgelid. (editors) On the Dual Uses of Science and Ethics Canberra: Australian National University E Press: 349-379.

Rappert, B. and F. Lentzos. 2013. 'Biosecurity and Bioterror: Reflections on a Decade' In A. Dobson, K. Barker and S. Taylor (eds) Biosecurity London: Earthscan.

Rappert, B., R. Moyes, and A. N. Other. 2011. 'Statecrafting Ignorance: Strategies for Managing Burdens, Secrecy, and Conflict' In S. Maret. (ed.) Government Secrecy (Research in Social Problems and Public Policy, Volume 19) London : Emerald: 301-324.

Rappert, B. 2011. "Views from the Field III: Awareness-raising Seminars" In Improving Implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention: The 2007–2010 Intersessional Process P. Millett (ed.) Geneva: UNIDIR.

Rappert, B. 2011. "Pacing Science and Technology with Codes of Conduct" In Marchant et al.(eds) The Growing Gap Between Emerging Technologies and Legal-Ethical Oversight: The Pacing Problem London: Springer.

Rappert, B. 2010. ‘Introduction: Education as…" In B. Rappert (editor) Education and the Life Sciences Canberra : Australian National University E Press.

Rappert, B. & L. Bezuidenhout. 2010. "Lessons for Moving Ahead" In B. Rappert (editor) Education and the Life Sciences Canberra : Australian National University E Press.

Rappert, B. 2009. ‘The Definitions, Uses, and Implications of Biosecurity' In B. Rappert and C. Gould (editors) Biosecurity London: Palgrave.

Rappert, B., B. Balmer and J. Stone. 2008. ‘Science, Technology and the Military: Priorities, Preoccupations and Possibilities’ The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies London: MIT Press.

Rappert, B. & S. Croft. 2007. ‘Introduction’ In B. Rappert (ed) Technology and Security London: Palgrave.

Rappert, B. & B. Balmer. 2007. ‘Rethinking “Secrecy” and “Disclosure”: What Science and Technology Studies Can Offer Attempts to Governing WMD Threats’ In B. Rappert (ed) Technology and Security London: Palgrave.

Feakes, D., B. Rappert & C. McLeish. 2007. ‘Introduction’ In A Web of Prevention: Biological Weapons, Life Sciences and the Future Governance of Research London: Earthscan.

Rappert, B. 2007. ‘Education for the Life Sciences’ In A Web of Prevention: Biological Weapons, Life Sciences and the Future Governance of Research London: Earthscan.

Rappert. B. 2006. ‘National Security, Terrorism & the Control of Life Science Research’ In A. James (ed) Science and Technology Policies for the Anti Terrorism Era NATO Science Series Oxford: IOS Press.

Rappert, B. 2005. ‘Tasers in the UK Police’ In N. Lewer (ed) Non-Lethal Weapons: Developments and Deployments London: Routledge.

Charles, D. and B. Rappert and A. Webster. 2003. 'Controlling Intellectual Property across the High-Tech Frontier' In R. Blackburn (ed) Intellectual Property and Small Firms. London: Routledge.

Rappert, B. 2002. 'Towards an Understanding of Nonlethality' In N. Lewer (ed) Non-Lethal Weapons London: Frank Cass.

Conference Proceedings

Rappert, B. 2010. ‘Making Silence Matter' In The Way of Ethnography Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference Proceedings Tokyo 29 August-1 September: 260-273.

Rappert, B. and E. Megan Davidson. 2008. ‘Improving Oversight: Development Proceedings of an Educational Module on Dual-use Research in the West’ Proceedings of "Promoting Biosafety and Biosecurity within the Life Sciences" Kampala 11-12 March.

Rappert, B.and Chandre Gould. 2007. ‘The Challenges of Science & Security in Africa’ Proceedings of "Pursuing Security in Africa? The State of Research and Practice on Arms Control and Armed Violence Reduction in Africa" Cape Town 26-28 November

Rappert, B. 2007. ‘Dual Use Research as a Social Problem’ XVI Amaldi Conference Proceedings 18-20 November Trieste 2004.

Rappert, B. 2006. ‘The Life Sciences, Biosecurity, and Dual-Use Research’ Conference Proceedings to the 10th PIIC Beijing Seminar on International Security 25-28 September.

Rappert, B. 2005. ‘Determinants of the Acceptability of Less-lethal Weapons’ Jane’s Less-lethal Weapons 2005 Conference 26 October.

Rappert, B. 2005. ‘Dual Use Research as a Social Problem’ XVI Amaldi Conference Proceedings 18-20 November Trieste.

Rappert, B. and S. Wright. 1999. 'Assessing Non-Lethal Weapons' Jane’s Non-Lethal Weapons Conference 1-2 November.

Dictionary Entry

Rappert, B. 2008. ‘Police Use of Force’ In T. Newburn and P. Neyroud (eds) Dictionary of Policing London: Willan.

Other Publications

Gould, C., V. Harris, B. Rappert and K. Smith. 2014. ‘The Presence of the Past: Re-engaging the Legacy of South Africa's Chemical and Biological Warfare Programme’ Nelson Mandela Foundation News 1 October.

Rappert, B. and Chandré Gould. 2014. Biological Weapons Convention Confidence, the prohibition and learning from the past July ISS Paper 258.

Rappert, B. 2011. 'A Teachable Moment for Biological Weapons: The Seventh BWC Review Conference and the Need for International Cooperation in Education' Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists May/June 67 44-50.

Rappert, B. 2010. A State of Ignorance London: Landmine Action.

Rappert, B. 2008. A Convention beyond the Convention: Stigma, Humanitarian Standards, and the Oslo Process London: Landmine Action.

Gould, C., T. Egwang, and B. Rappert. 2007. 'Africa Must Commit to Biosecurity Measures’ SciDev.Net 16 August

Rappert, B., M. Chevrier and M. Dando. 2006. In-Depth Implementation of the BTWC: Education and Outreach Bradford Review Conference Paper No. 18.

Rappert, B. and R. Moyes. 2006. Failure to Protect London: Landmine Action

Rappert, B. 2005. Out of Balance: The UK Government's Efforts to Understand Cluster Munitions and International Humanitarian Law London: LandmineAction

Rappert, B. 2005. Statement to the Meeting of States Parties to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention 5 December.

Rappert, B. 2005. Statement to the Meeting of Experts of the States Parties to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention 13 -- 24 June.

Dando, M. and B. Rappert. 2005. Codes of Conduct for the Life Sciences: Some Insights from UK Academia Bradford Briefing Paper No. 16 (2nd Series), May.

Rappert, B. 2004. Towards a Life Sciences Code: Countering the Threats from Biological Weapons Bradford Briefing Papers (2nd series) No. 13.

Rappert, B. 2004. ‘Shock Tactics’ Police Professional 19 November 2004: 15.

Rappert, B. 2004. Submission to the Northern Ireland Office and Home Office January 2004 Patten Recommendations 69 and 70 Relating to Public Order Equipment Report. pp. 1-5.

Rappert, B. 2003. ‘Shock Tactics’ New Scientist 15 February: 34-37.

Rappert, B. 2003. Submission to the Northern Ireland Office and Home Office December 2002 Patten Recommendations 69 and 70 Relating to Public Order Equipment Report. pp. 1-5.

Rappert, B. 2002. Submission to the Northern Ireland Office and Home Office December 2001 Patten Recommendations 69 and 70 Relating to Public Order Equipment Report. pp. 1-55.


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