Moral, Ethical, and Social Dilemmas in the Age of Technology: Theories and Practice

Moral, Ethical, and Social Dilemmas in the Age of Technology: Theories and Practice

Rocci Luppicini (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: February, 2013|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 379
ISBN13: 9781466629318|ISBN10: 1466629312|EISBN13: 9781466629325|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2931-8

Description

Our social, educational, professional, and political ethics play a significant role in every aspect of our life. As technology continues to influence our society, these principles needs to be valued.

Moral, Ethical, and Social Dilemmas in the Age of Technology: Theories and Practice highlights the innovations and developments in the ethical features of technology in society. This comprehensive collection brings together research in the areas of computer, engineering, and biotechnical ethics. These theoretical studies and innovative methodologies are essential for researchers, practitioners and philosophers.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Digital Divide
  • Educational technoethics
  • Environmental technoethics
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Research Ethics
  • Technoethical Assessment and Evaluation
  • Technoethics and society

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Rocci Luppicini is the Immediate Past Director (Arts), Tri-Faculty Graduate E-Business Technologies (EBT) Program and an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Technoethics(2010-2020) and a leading expert in Technology Studies (TS) and Technoethics. Main research areas include: Ethical dilemmas with new technology (media ethics, cybercrime, hacking, cyber espionage, cyberbullying), Digital Transformation (digital aesthetics, online communities, technofeminism, social media, e-trust, social responsibility), Identity and Technology (human-computer interaction, e-identity management, human enhancement, post-human society, social robotics, cyberculture), Educational Technology (program planning and development, distance education, blended education, instructional design, technology integration) and Organizational Studies (systems theory, virtual organizations, organizational communications, organizational change, socio-technical change).

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