Table of contents for Computers, ethics, and society / edited by M. David Ermann, Mary B. Williams, Michele S. Shauf.

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I. Computers in an Ethical Framework

The Ethical Context of Computing

1. Ethical Issues in Computing: Work, Privacy, and Justice, Mary B. Williams

2. Information Technologies Could Threaten Privacy, Freedom, and Democracy, Dorothy Nelkin

3. Technology Is a Tool of the Powerful, Philip Bereano

Ethical Theories We All Use

4. The Best Action Is the One with the Best Consequences, John Hospers

5. The Best Action is the One in Accord with Universal Rules, James Rachels

Is Our Intuitive Moral Sense a Reliable Guide?

6. Fundamental Tendencies Underlying the Human Moral System, James Q. Wilson

7. "Design Errors" in the Human Moral System, Mary Maxwell

II: Computers and Personal Life

Privacy Concerns in Computerized Society

8. Why Privacy is Important, James Rachels

9. Are Hacker Break-Ins Ethical?, Eugene H. Spafford

10. Your "Private" Information May Be Public Property, Carl Hausman

11. Solving the Problems of Electronic Cash, Steven Levy

Effects of Computerization on Personal Fulfillment

12. Information and Our Interactive Future, Bill Gates

13. Will There Be a Job for Me in the New Information Age?, Jeremy Rifkin

14. Informing Ourselves to Death, Neil Postman

How Computers Affect Interpersonal Relationships

15. Social Relations and Personal Identity in a Computerized Society, Kenneth J. Gergen

16. Gender Differences in Online Communication, Judith Broadhurst

III. Computers and the Just Society

Work in the Computerized Society

17. Computers Transform the Work Setting, Ian G. Barbour

18. Computerization, Work, and Less-Developed Countries, Ruth Pearson and Swatsi Mitter

19. Computing in Small, Energetic Countries, Jason Dedrick, Seymour Goodman, and Kenneth Kraemer

20. Whatever Happened to the Information Revolution in the Workplace?, Tom Forester

Computer Law in the Just Society

21. The Constitution in Cyberspace, Laurence H. Tribe

22. The World Wide Web and Copyright Law, Lance Rose

23. Copyright Battles on the Web: From Elvis to Wittgenstein, Ross Kerber

24. The GNU Manifesto, Richard M. Stallman

The Role of Government in Computerized Society

25. Legislation to Protect Privacy, Thomas R. Mylott III

26. Digital Communication Must Not Weaken Law Enforcement, Dorothy E. Denning

27. Wiretap Laws Must Not Weaken Digital Communication, Marc Rotenberg

IV: Computing Professionals and THeir Ethical Responsibilities

What People Do Matters

28. The Morality of Whistle-Blowing, Sissela Bok

29. Lotus Marketplace: How the Good Guys Finally Won, Steven Levy

30. Why Good People Do Bad Things: The Case of Collective Violence, Summers & Markusen

31. People Are Responsible -- Computers Are Not, Freidman & Kahn

Professional Codes

32. The Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics, Computer Ethics Institute

33. ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, Association for Computing Machinery

34. Using the ACM Code, Anderson, Johnson, Gotterbarn & Perrolle

35. Can We Find a Single Ethical Code?, Barger

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Computers and civilization.
Computer security.
Human-computer interaction.