Computers and Social Change: Information, Property, and Power, Web Edition Computers and Social Change: Information, Property, and Power (Web Edition)

By Judith A. Perrolle
Copyright (c) 1987 by Wadsworth Publishing Company New material (c) 1996, 1997, 1998 by Judith A. Perrolle


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INTRODUCTION. Information, Property, Power, and Community

PART ONE. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY
Chapter 1. Basic Concepts
Chapter 2. Social Change
Chapter 3. Historical Background

PART TWO. THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF COMPUTERS
Chapter 4. Ergonomics: The Physiology and Psychology of Computer Use
Chapter 5. Social Factors: The Computer Impact on Human/Human Interactions
Chapter 6. Institutional Impacts: Virtual Communities in a Capitalist World

PART THREE. THE COMPUTER TRANSFORMATION OF WORK
Chapter 7. The Information Economy: From Manufacturing to Knowledge Production
Chapter 8. The Analytical Engine: Work in the Information Society
Chapter 9. Privacy and Surveillance in Computer-Supported Cooperative Work

PART FOUR. INFORMATION, PROPERTY, AND POWER IN DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTIONS
Chapter 10. Property, Privacy, and Social Control: Computers and the Law
Chapter 11. Information as Power: Computers and Social Decisions
Chapter 12. The Social Future of Information

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GLOSSARY
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PART ONE. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY

CHAPTER 1. BASIC CONCEPTS

CHAPTER 2. SOCIAL CHANGE CHAPTER 3. INFORMATION, PROPERTY, AND POWER IN HISTORY

PART TWO. THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF COMPUTERS AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES

CHAPTER 4. ERGONOMICS: THE PHYSIOLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY OF COMPUTER USE


CHAPTER 5. SOCIAL FACTORS: THE COMPUTER IMPACT ON HUMAN/HUMAN INTERACTIONS
CHAPTER 6. INSTITUTIONAL IMPACTS: VIRTUAL COMMUNITIES IN A CAPITALIST WORLD

PART THREE. THE TRANSFORMATION OF WORK

CHAPTER 7. THE INFORMATION ECONOMY: FROM MANUFACTURING TO KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION


CHAPTER 8. THE ANALYTICAL ENGINE: WORK IN THE INFORMATION SOCIETY
CHAPTER 9. PRIVACY AND SURVEILLANCE IN COMPUTER SUPPORTED COOPERATIVE WORK

PART FOUR. INFORMATION, PROPERTY, AND POWER IN DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTIONS

CHAPTER 10. PROPERTY, PRIVACY, AND SOCIAL CONTROL: COMPUTERS AND THE LAW



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