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.