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Understanding privacy

Author: Daniel J Solove
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008.
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"In this concise and lucid book, Daniel J. Solove offers a comprehensive overview of the difficulties involved in discussions of privacy and ultimately provides a provocative resolution. He argues that no single definition can be workable, but rather that there are multiple forms of privacy, related to one another by family resemblances. His theory bridges cultural differences and addresses historical changes in  Read more...
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Solove, Daniel J., 1972-
Understanding privacy.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)609293229
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel J Solove
ISBN: 9780674027725 0674027728 9780674035072 0674035070
OCLC Number: 163707922
Description: x, 257 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Privacy : a concept in disarray --
Privacy : an issue of global concern --
Technology and the rising concern over privacy --
The concept of privacy --
A new theory of privacy --
2. Theories of privacy and their shortcomings --
Methods of conceptualizing --
Conceptions of privacy --
Can privacy be conceptualized? --
3. Reconstructing privacy --
Method --
Generality --
Variability --
Focus --
4. The value of privacy --
The virtues and vices of privacy --
Theories of the valuation of privacy --
The social value of privacy --
Privacy's pluralistic value --
5. A taxonomy of privacy --
Information collection --
Information processing --
Information dissemination --
Invasion --
6. Privacy : a new understanding --
The nature of privacy problems --
Privacy and cultural difference --
The benefits of a pluralistic conception of privacy --
The future of privacy.
Responsibility: Daniel J. Solove.
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Privacy is one of the most important concepts of our time, yet it is also one of the most elusive. This book offers an overview of the difficulties involved in discussions of privacy and also  Read more...

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With the publication of Understanding Privacy, Daniel J. Solove has firmly established himself as one of America's leading intellectuals in the field of information policy and cyberlaw...Solove has Read more...

 
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