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 available in Hardcover
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This volume honors the professional life of Jacques Berleur. He is known for his extensive work within the IFIP community to expose the nature of the ethical dilemmas of a society increasingly reliant on complex ICT infrastructures, to raise awareness of the social challenges this poses, and to influence action compatible with the ethical values of western democracy.
|Series:||IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology , #233|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)|
Table of ContentsTechnology 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?.