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Ethical Governance of Emerging Technologies Development

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The more integrated technology becomes in our everyday lives and businesses, the more vital it grows that its applications are utilized in an ethical and appropriate way. Ethical Governance of Emerging Technologies Development combines multiple perspectives on ethical backgrounds, theories, and management approaches when implementing new technologies into an environment. Understanding the ethical implications associated with utilizing new advancements in technology is useful for professionals, researchers, and graduate students interested in this growing area of research.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. GENESIS OF A PROBLEM
    3. EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES, ETHICAL GOVERNANCE
    4. NORMS, CONTEXTS AND PROCEDURES
    5. UNIVERSAL VS. CONTEXTUAL PROCEDURALISM
    6. TOWARDS A COMPREHENSIVE PROCEDURALISM
  6. Section 1: Ethical Governance: Which Rationality?
    1. Chapter 1: Governance in Perspective
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE LOUVAIN’S THEORY
      4. LIMITS OF THE SCHOOL OF LOUVAIN AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Norms, Values, Argumentation, and the Limits of Rationality
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THREE LOGICAL APPROACHES
      4. LUDICS
      5. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Rational Planning. Principles and Contexts1
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CAPABILITIES, CONTEXTS AND THE ENHANCEMENT OF AUTONOMY
      4. A CASE STUDY
      5. CONCLUSION
  7. Section 2: Emerging Technologies: Which Reflexivity?
    1. Chapter 4: Ethical Issues of Emerging ICT Applications
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. EMERGING ICTS
      4. ETHICAL CONSEQUENCES
      5. EVALUATION
      6. GOVERNANCE
      7. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR POLICY MAKERS
      8. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR INDUSTRY, RESEARCHERS AND CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 5: International Co-Operation and Intercultural Relations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. GLOBAL SOLUTIONS FOR SECURITY
      4. SAFEGUARDS ARE NOT UNIVERSAL
      5. THE POLITICS OF CULTURAL ARGUMENTS ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS AND PRIVACY
      6. THE SHARED SENSE OF ABSENCE OF PROTECTIONS
      7. ANALYSIS
      8. CONCLUSION
  8. Section 3: Fields of Application (1): Genes, Atoms, Nanos
    1. Chapter 6: Lessons from the International Governance of Biotechnology
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. GOVERNANCE AT THE INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
      4. EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNATIONAL NORMS
      5. BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO THE INTERNATIONAL GOVERNANCE OF BIOTECHNOLOGY
      6. NORMS IN THE GOVERNANCE OF BIOTECHNOLOGY
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 7: Ethics and Governance of Nuclear Technology
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WHAT IS AT STAKE WITH LONG-TERM DIMENSIONS?
      4. ETHICAL STAKES OF LONG TERM RADIOACTIVE WASTES MANAGEMENT
      5. SUSTAINABILITY OF THE VIGILANCE AND THE SURVEILLANCE AROUND RADIOACTIVE WASTE DISPOSAL FACILITIES
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. APPENDIX
    3. Chapter 8: Three Models for Ethical Governance of Nanotechnology and Position of EGAIS’ Ideas within the Field
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. A FIRST MODEL OF ETHICAL GOVERNANCE OF NANOTECHNOLOGY: THE CONSERVATIVE MODEL
      4. A SECOND MODEL OF ETHICAL GOVERNANCE OF NANOTECHNOLOGY: THE INQUIRY MODEL
      5. TOWARD A THIRD MODEL OF ETHICAL GOVERNANCE OF NANOTECHNOLOGY: THE INTERPRETATIVE MODEL
      6. AN EXAMPLE: THE ISSUE OF PRIVACY IN ETHICAL GOVERNANCE OF NANOTECHNOLOGY
      7. CONCLUSION
  9. Section 4: Paradigms of Governance
    1. Chapter 9: Paradigms of Governance
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE TECHNOCRATIC-INSTRUMENTAL PARADIGM
      4. THE ETHOCRATIC-NORMATIVE PARADIGM
      5. THE EPISTOCRATIC-COGNITIVE PARADIGM
      6. THE DEMOCRATIC-INCLUSIVE PARADIGM
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. APPENDIX 1
      9. APPENDIX 2
    2. Chapter 10: Governance in Technology Development
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ETHICS, GOVERNANCE AND REFLEXIVITY IN EU-FUNDED TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
      4. EMPIRICAL INQUIRY ON EU-FUNDED AMBIENT INTELLIGENCE PROJECTS
      5. FROM GOVERNANCE TOOLS TO GOVERNANCE MODELS
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 11: Law and Governance
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROPERTY RIGHTS AND GOVERNANCE
      4. MANAGING DIGITAL COMMONS: THE CREATIVE COMMONS PROJECT
      5. PATRIMONIAL GOVERNANCE FOR DIGITAL GOODS: REINVENTING THE NOTION
      6. CONCLUSION
  10. Section 5: Pragmatic Approaches to Governance
    1. Chapter 12: Governance Theory and Practice
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND TO POLICY
      4. POLITICAL LIBERALISM
      5. COMMUNITY VALUES
      6. LIBERO-COMMUNITARIANISM IN THE EU
      7. DIRECT DELIBERATIVE POLYARCHY
      8. A DIRECT, DELIBERATIVE EXAMPLE
      9. OPEN METHOD OF COORDINATION
      10. OMC AND ETHICAL INTERFACE
      11. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 13: A Pragmatic Approach to Polynormative Governance
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 14: The “Pragmatist Turn” in Theory of Governance
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE PARADOX OF THE PARTICIPATIVE DEMOCRACY REVIVAL
      4. COLLECTIVE LEARNING: A BLACK BOX IN THE DELIBERATIVE PARADIGM
      5. CONTRIBUTION OF THE DEMOCRATIC EXPERIMENTALISM
      6. LIMITS OF THE DEMOCRATIC EXPERIMENTALISM
  11. Section 6: Fields of Application (2): ICT’s and Internet
    1. Chapter 15: Impact of Architecture on Governance
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. 1ST ARCHITECTURAL CHOICE: WHAT IS A NETWORK?
      4. 2ND ARCHITECTURAL CHOICE: WHAT KIND OF PROBLEM DO WE FOCUS ON?
      5. SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE FUTURE OF INTERNET
      6. IPV6, THE NEXT VERSION OF THE INTERNET?
      7. GOVERNING DIVERSITY
    2. Chapter 16: The Internet as a Normative Device for Cultural Practices
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INSTRUMENTALITY REFORMED
      4. A WORLD OF CLOUDS
      5. CULTURAL COSMOGONY
      6. CULTURE TO NO END
    3. Chapter 17: A Call for Reflexivity in the Governance of the Finnish eGovernment System Development
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CASE CENSORSHIP
      3. E-VOTING EXPERIMENT
      4. BIOMETRIC PASSPORT SYSTEMS
      5. E-HEALTH SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
      6. CONCLUSION
  12. Section 7: Frame Development and Reflection
    1. Chapter 18: The Use of Developmental Psychology in Ethics
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. COGNITIVE-STRUCTURALIST APPROACH TO MORAL DEVELOPMENT
      4. POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY APPROACH TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF VIRTUES
      5. AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY AND ETHICS
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 19: Habitus and Reflexivity
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REFLEXIVITY AS A SCIENTIFIC TOOL
      4. SELF SOCIOANALYSIS: A LIBERATING ANAMNESIS ?
      5. CONCLUSION
  13. Section 8: Changing Methods and Procedures
    1. Chapter 20: Competing Methodologies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PRACTICAL SIGNIFICANCE AND CONTEXT
      4. DIALOGICAL GOVERNANCE
      5. DELIBERATIVE OR COLLABORATIVE-RATIONAL APPROACHES
      6. PRAGMATISM
      7. LOUVAIN SCHOOL
      8. LIMITS OF LOUVAIN
      9. SYNTHESES
      10. CONSEQUENCES
    2. Chapter 21: Transformation of Proceduralism from Contextual to Comprehensive
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. METHOD AND PROCEDURE
      4. BEYOND CONTEXTUAL PROCEDURALISM
      5. TOWARDS A COMPREHENSIVE PROCEDURALISM
      6. APPLICATIONS OF COMPREHENSIVE PROCEDURALISM: EMERGING TECHNOLOGY AND ETHICAL GOVERNANCE
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. APPENDIX 1
      9. APPENDIX 2
  14. General Conclusion to the Book
  15. Compilation of References
  16. About the Contributors