Computers, Ethics & Social Values
Deborah G. Johnson, Helen Fay Nissenbaum
Prentice Hall, 1995 - Business & Economics - 714 pages
This is a book deals with the ethical and social issues arising from the development and deployment of computers in society. A wide diversity of opinions and perspectives are presented. The text offers a balance between theoretical analysis, and describes real-life cases. It's scope and purpose is to raise interest in and awareness of the issues, and to encourage readers to think about how the power of computer technology may be used to benefit and not to harm, and to raise the quality of life of all members of our society.
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