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Computerization and controversy : value conflicts and social choices

Author: Charles E M Dunlop; Rob Kling
Publisher: Boston : Academic Press, ©1991.
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Over 50 collected essays introduce some of the major social controversies about the computerization of society. They point out the social processes which drive and shape computerization, and identify  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Computerization and controversy.
Boston : Academic Press, ©1991
Online version:
Computerization and controversy.
Boston : Academic Press, ©1991
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles E M Dunlop; Rob Kling
ISBN: 0122243560 9780122243561 0122243552 9780122243554
OCLC Number: 22596558
Description: xviii, 758 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Excerpts from The fifth generation : artificial intelligence and Japan's computer challenge to the world / Edward Feigenbaum and Pamela McCorduck --
The relationship between business and higher education : a perspective on the 21st century / John Sculley --
Making a "computer revolution" / Rob Kling and Suzanne Iacono --
Why I am not going to buy a computer / Wendell Berry --
Getting the electronics just right / Barnaby J. Feder --
B of A's plans for computer don't add up / Douglas Frantz --
Great expectations : PCs and productivity / Martin Neal Baily --
What happened to the computer revolution? / Lynn M. Salerno --
What do computers do? / James Rule and Paul Attewell --
Excerpts from "Social analyses of computing : theoretical perspectives in recent empirical research" / Rob Kling --
Strategic computing and administrative reform / Kenneth L. Kraemer. The mechanization of office work / Vincent E. Giuliano --
Computerization, office routines, and changes in clerical work / Suzanne Iacono and Rob Kling --
Intellectual assembly lines : the rationalization of managerial, professional, and technical work / Judith A. Perrolle --
Bigbrother and the sweatshop : computer surveillance in the automated office / Paul Attewell --
Groupware in practice : an interpretation of work experiences / Christine V. Bullen and John L. Bennett --
The art and science of designing computer artifacts / Pelle Ehn --
Understandingthird wave information systems / Jan Mouritsen and Niels Bjørn-Andersen --
Social psychological aspects of computer-mediated communication /Sara Kiesler, Jane Siegel, and Timothy W. McGuire --
Conversations and trust in computer interfaces / Judith A. Perrolle --
The strange caseof the electronic lover / Lindsy Van Gelder --
RISKS-FORUM digest contributions / Les Earnest, John McCarthy, and Jerry Hollombe. A new paradigm for science / Peter J. Denning --
Information society and global science / James R. Beniger --
Public policy concerning the exchange and distribution of scientific information / Fred W. Weingarten and D. Linda Garcia --
Value conflicts in the design and organization of EFT systems / Rob Kling --
Proposed FBI crime computer system raises questions on accuracy, privacy / Evelyn Richards --
Computer matching is a serious threat to individual rights / John Shattuck --
The government needs computer matching to root out waste and fraud / RichardP. Kusserow --
Excerpts from Personal privacy in an information society / Privacy Protection Study Commission --
Preserving individual autonomy in an information-oriented society / James B. Rule [and others] --
Comment on "Preserving individual autonomy in an information-oriented society" / Kenneth C. Laudon --
Information technology and dataveillance / Roger A. Clarke. Stalking the wily hacker / Clifford Stoll --
Computer viruses / Peter J. Denning --
Computer system reliability and nuclear war / Alan Borning --
Software aspects of strategic defense systems / David Lorge Parnas --
Safety-critical computing : hazards, practices, standards, and regulation / Jonathan Jacky --
Limits of correctness in computers / Brian Cantwell Smith --
RISKS-FORUM digest contributions / John McAfee [and others] --
Computers and moral responsibility : a framework for an ethical analysis / John Ladd.
Responsibility: edited by Charles Dunlop, Rob Kling.


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