The Information Society: Innovation, Legitimacy, Ethics and Democracy In honor of Professor Jacques Berleur s.j.

Proceedings of the Conference “Information Society: Governance, Ethics and Social Consequences”, University of Namur, Belgium 22–23 May 2006

  • Philippe Goujon
  • Sylvian Lavelle
  • Penny Duquenoy
  • Kai Kimppa
  • Véronique Laurent
Conference proceedings

Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 233)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Technology and Democracy: Views on The is

  3. Ethics and Democracy Into The ICT

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 35-35
    2. Kai K. Kimppa
      Pages 37-38
    3. Jeroen van den Hoven
      Pages 67-72
  4. Governance of is: From Economic Regulation To A New Social Contract

  5. Applied issues: health, profession and education

  6. For an ethical and democratic governance of the is: lessons from WSIS

  7. General Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 261-261
    2. Penny Duquenoy
      Pages 263-268
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 269-306

About these proceedings


International Federation for Information Processing

The IFIP series publishes state-of-the-art results in the sciences and technologies of information and communication.  The scope of the series includes: foundations of computer science; software theory and practice; education; computer applications in technology; communication systems; systems modeling and optimization; information systems; computers and society; computer systems technology; security and protection in information processing systems; artificial intelligence; and human-computer interaction.  Proceedings and post-proceedings of referred international conferences in computer science and interdisciplinary fields are featured.  These results often precede journal publication and represent the most current research.  The principal aim of the IFIP series is to encourage education and the dissemination and exchange of information about all aspects of computing.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Philippe Goujon
    • 1
  • Sylvian Lavelle
    • 2
  • Penny Duquenoy
    • 3
  • Kai Kimppa
    • 4
  • Véronique Laurent
    • 5
  1. 1.University of NamurBelgium
  2. 2.ICAM (School of Engineering)France
  3. 3.Middlesex UniversityUK
  4. 4.University of TurkuFinland
  5. 5.University of NamurBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information International Federation for Information Processing 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-72380-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-72381-5
  • Series Print ISSN 1571-5736
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