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Social, Ethical, and Policy Implications of Engineering. Selected Readings. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2176569
  • Book
  • September 1999
  • 354 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
"In SOCIAL, ETHICAL, AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS OF ENGINEERING,engineers, faculty, and students will find an informative guide tothe professional, societal, and ethical responsibilities that facepracticing engineers today. Through an integrated approach to thetheory of engineering ethics and practical real-world issues, thiscomprehensive book offers readers an in-depth analysis oftechnology's current social role.

Drawing on readings and case studies first published in IEEETechnology and Society Magazine, this easy-to-read text willdevelop readers' understanding of the important issues surrounding""macroethical"" public policy debates, including discussions ofsustainable development, public health, risk and product liability,and telecommunications. These cases and readings also provide anopportunity to apply the theory in real-world situations.

SOCIAL, ETHICAL, AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS OF ENGINEERING will helpstudents meet the new accreditation criteria for engineeringadopted by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology(ABET). In addition, contemporary issues presented in thisfar-reaching book will allow students and practicing engineers togain greater insight into how social and ethical concerns shapecontributions to the engineering field.

For more information and related articles gotowww4.ncsu.edu/unity/users/j/jherkert/jrh."

Sponsored by:
IEEE Social Implications of Technology Society
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Preface.

Acknowledgments.

TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND SOCIETY.

Technology, Values, and Society.

The Social Context of Engineering.

SOCIAL AND ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF ENGINEERS.

Moral Dilemmas in Engineering.

Frameworks for Engineering Ethics.

ENGINEERING ETHICS AND PUBLIC POLICY.

Technology Policy and Ethical Issues.

Risk and Product Liability.

Engineering and Sustainable Development.

Engineering in a Global Context.

Technology and Health Care.

Information Technology.

Appendix.

Author Index.

Subject Index.

About the Editor.
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Joseph R. Herkert North Carolina State University.
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