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. Ed(S): Zielinski, Chris; Duquenoy, Penny; Kimppa, Kai - The Information Society - Emerging Landscapes. IFIP International Conference on Landscapes of ICT and Social Accountability, Turku, Finland, June 27-29, 2005.  - 9780387305271 - V9780387305271
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The Information Society - Emerging Landscapes. IFIP International Conference on Landscapes of ICT and Social Accountability, Turku, Finland, June 27-29, 2005.

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Description for The Information Society - Emerging Landscapes. IFIP International Conference on Landscapes of ICT and Social Accountability, Turku, Finland, June 27-29, 2005. Hardback. Compiled of proceedings from the "Landscapes" Conference held at Turku University, Finland. This book contains papers that illustrate the diverse impacts of the information society and the changing paradigms within education, law, health care, the workplace and on future societal infrastructures through research initiatives, and more. Editor(s): Zielinski, Chris; Duquenoy, Penny; Kimppa, Kai. Series: IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology. Num Pages: 364 pages, biography. BIC Classification: UBJ; UBL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 22. Weight in Grams: 704.

This book is compiled of selected proceedings from the "Landscapes" Conference held at Turku University, Finland, in July 2005. The themes chosen for the conference – philosophy, ethics and sociological aspects, culture and education; social aspects; politics and regulation; economics and work; technology and emerging technologies – represent many of the perspectives from which to view this landscape. The papers illustrate the diverse impacts of the information society and the changing paradigms within education, law, health care, the workplace and on future societal infrastructures through research initiatives and the development of new technologies. In this book, IFIP WG9.2 has ... Read more

A picture of profound technological and social change emerges from this holistic approach. It offers a key to understanding the ramifications of computer technologies within the information society, and of the social accountability of all those who work with and are affected by them.

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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York Inc. United States
Number of pages
364
Condition
New
Series
IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology
Number of Pages
354
Place of Publication
New York, NY, United States
ISBN
9780387305271
SKU
V9780387305271
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From the reviews: "The papers presented in the book reflect the impact that new technology and research are having on education, law, health care, the workplace, and social networks. Thus, this collection concerning information and communication technology (ICT) is probably most useful for the reader … . includes an extensive list of references at the ... Read more

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