An Ethical Global Information Society: Culture and democracy by Jacques Berleur (auth.), Jacques Berleur, Diane Whitehouse

By Jacques Berleur (auth.), Jacques Berleur, Diane Whitehouse (eds.)

Many demanding situations lie forward within the improvement of an international details society. tradition and democracy are parts that may be below specific danger. The ebook displays on ultra-modern complicated and unsure cultural and democratic advancements coming up due to an more and more international, technologically-connected global. particularly it makes a speciality of the web, reading new metaphors for verbal exchange, defining the problems at stake and presenting strategies, activities and suggestions. one of the concerns mentioned have been: multi-cultural advancements; cultural sensitivities and the involvement of cultural minorities; new release gaps; gender concerns; know-how entry for the aged and the disabled; know-how transfer.

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Public policies that may incorporate aspects of acceptable behaviours, practice and standards. • Codes of conduct incorporating ethical principles but focusing on behaviours, outputs and quality of service for the interpretation of substantive behaviours. Although they are usually used as standards for self-regulation by industries or professions, they may also be used as guidance in external regulation (for example, by courts assessing what comprises negligent behaviour). • Guidelines that may be legal within a single jurisdiction and used to provide guidance, legal meaning and relevance, even though they are generally not enforceable.

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The Common Global Sustainability by Co-Determination and Co-Development. The 47 Major Priority Areas for Science and Technology for the 8 Billion People, CAN-MONITOR Meeting, March 5, 1993, FAST Programme, Theme C: 'Global Perspective 2010: New Tasks for S&T'. PART ONE Ethics 1 A charter for citizens of the global information society Julie Cameron* and Karin Geiselhart** * Info. O. Box K21 Haymarket, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia Phone: +61 2-93269430; Fax +61 2-2181508 Email: cameronj@acslink. aone.

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