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Ethics of Surveillance : An Introduction (Paperback) (Kevin Macnish)

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The Ethics of Surveillance: An Introduction systematically and comprehensively examines the ethical issues surrounding the concept of surveillance. Addressing important questions such as:

  • Is it ever acceptable to spy on one's allies?
  • To what degree should the state be able to intrude into its citizens' private lives in the name of security?
  • Can corporate espionage ever be justified?
  • What are the ethical issues surrounding big data?
  • How far should a journalist go in pursuing information?
  • Is it reasonable to expect a degree of privacy in public?
  • Is it ever justifiable for a parent to read a child’s diary?

Featuring case studies throughout this textbook provides a philosophical introduction to an incredibly topical issue studied by students within the fields of applied ethics, ethics of technology, privacy, security studies, politics, journalism and human geography.

Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Philosophy
Series Title: The Ethics of ...
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Kevin Macnish
Language: English
Street Date: July 28, 2017
TCIN: 52835520
UPC: 9781138643796
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-8875
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