Digital Ethics

Digital Ethics : Media, Communication and Society Volume Five

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As with the series as a whole, this book is written for contemporary students, translating difficult theoretical and empirical insights into language they can understand. It clearly demonstrates the application of theory to the analysis of contemporary social problems.
Suitable for both undergraduate and graduate courses and modules in media and communication studies, cultural studies, sociology, philosophy, political science and economics.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 252 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 13.97mm | 485g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 33 Tables, black and white; 7 Halftones, black and white; 7 Illustrations, black and white
  • 1032246162
  • 9781032246161

Table of contents

I. Foundations 1. What is Digital Ethics? 2. Foundations of Communication/Media/Digital (In)Justice 3. The Ethics of the Digital Commons II. Applications 4. Information Ethics in the Age of Digital Labour and the Surveillance-Industrial Complex 5. "Dear Mr. Neo-Nazi, can you please give me your informed consent so that I can quote your fascist tweet?": Questions of Social Media Research Ethics in Online Ideology Critique 6. Towards an Alternative Concept of Privacy 7. The Ethics and Political Economy of Privacy on Facebook 8. Information Technology and Sustainability in the Information Society 9. Theoretical Foundations of Defining the Participatory, Co-operative, Sustainable Information Society (PCSIS) III. Conclusion 10. The Digital Commons and the Digital Public Sphere: How to Advance Digital Democracy Today
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About Christian Fuchs

Christian Fuchs is Chair Professor of Media Systems and Media Organisation at Paderborn University, Germany. His fields of expertise are critical digital and social media studies, Internet and society, the political economy of media and communication, information society theory, social theory, and critical theory. He is the author of numerous publications in these fields.
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