Gender, ethics and information technology

TitleGender, ethics and information technology
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsBaase, S
PublisherNew York
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number9781403915061
Accession Number56752780
KeywordsBedrijfsethiek. , computer , Ethik , Feminist , Feministische , Frau , ICT. , information , Informationstechnik , Sekseverschillen. , Women
AbstractThe author explores the questions where the topics of gender and information and communication technologies and computer ethics intersect, exploring how gender shapes a indivudal's experience in the field of computer science as well as how a person interacts with information technologies. She looks at questions of cyber-dating, cyber-stalking, gender and the hacker phenomenon, as well as issues of privacy and how feminist ethics can enrich further research in the field of computer ethics.
NotesPalgrave Macmillan22 cm.1. Gender and information and communications technologies - it's not for girls! -- 2. Feminist political and legal theory: the public/private dichotomy -- 3. Feminist ethics: ethics in a different voice -- 4. The rise of computer ethics: from professionalism to legislative failures -- 5. Gender and computer ethics - contemporary approaches and contemporary problems -- 6. Internet dating, cyberstalking and internet pornography: gender and the gaze -- 7. Hacking into hacking: gender and the hacker phenomenon -- 8. Someone to watch over me - gender, technologies, privacy and surveillance -- 9. Epilogue: Feminist cyberethics?Publisher descriptionhttp://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hol054/2004059128.htmlTable of contentshttp://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/hol052/2004059128.htmlIncludes bibliographical references (p. 177-187) and index.National bibliography no: GBA466739Alison Adam. More Records: Show record informationInternet resource (url)Book; Internet Resource Date of Entry: 20041006
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