ISBN-10:
0387723803
ISBN-13:
9780387723808
Pub. Date:
06/25/2007
Publisher:
Springer US
The Information Society: Innovation, Legitimacy, Ethics and Democracy In Honor of Professor Jacques Berleur s.j.: Proceedings of the Conference

The Information Society: Innovation, Legitimacy, Ethics and Democracy In Honor of Professor Jacques Berleur s.j.: Proceedings of the Conference "Information Society: Governance, Ethics and Social Consequences", University of Namur, Belgium, 22 / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780387723808
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 06/25/2007
Series: IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology , #233
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 306
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Technology and Democracy: Views on The is.- to part I.- Democracy, Technology, and Information Societies.- Democracy, innovation, and the information society.- The Information/Knowledge society as Risk Society : Assessing and Enforcing IT safety and security standards for IT systems : about responsibility of experts and governments.- Ethics and Democracy Into The ICT.- to part II.- From the Ethics of Technology to the Ethics of Knowledge Assessment.- Deliberative democracy : from Rational Discourse to Public Debate.- ICT and Value Sensitive Design.- Governance of is: From Economic Regulation To A New Social Contract.- to part III.- Social Consequence of Information and Communication, Technologies and the European Union : Policy Links.- Economy, Industry, Innovation and Technical Democracy.- When Economics meets Ethics : the Governance of Economic Activities in the Information Society.- The Institutional Dynamics of Sharing Biological Information : Towards Reflexive Governance of the Information Society.- The Internet: New principles of political right, new social contract.- Applied issues: health, profession and education.- to part IV.- Which Major Legal Concerns in future e-Health?.- Embedding Professional Issues within University Degree Courses.- IT, Ethics and Education : Teaching the Teachers (and their Pupils).- For an ethical and democratic governance of the is: lessons from WSIS.- to part V.- Internet Governance : Some Thoughts after the two WSIS.- Governance Challenges: First Lessons from the WSIS — An Ethical and Social Perspective.- General Conclusion.- The Information Society : What Next?.

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