© 2006

The Information Society: Emerging Landscapes

IFIP International Conference on Landscapes of ICT and Social Accountability, Turku, Finland, June 27–29, 2005

  • Chris Zielinski
  • Penny Duquenoy
  • Kai Kimppa


  • Presents the most current research and discussion on the landscape of the information society

Conference proceedings

Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 195)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Philosophy, Ethics and Sociological Aspects

  3. Culture and Education

  4. Social Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages N3-N3
    2. M. McKeon Stosuy, B. R. M. Manning, B. R. Layzell
      Pages 119-132
  5. Politics and Regulation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages N4-N4
    2. Julie Cameron, David Vaile
      Pages 153-167
    3. Jacques Berleur, Yves Poullet
      Pages 169-191
    4. Carlisle E. George
      Pages 211-222
  6. Economics and Work

    1. Front Matter
      Pages N5-N5
    2. Martin Stenberg
      Pages 223-242

About these proceedings


International Federation for Information Processing

The IFIP series publishes state-of-the-art results in the sciences and technologies of information and communication.  The scope of the series includes: foundations of computer science; software theory and practice; education; computer applications in technology; communication systems; systems modeling and optimization; information systems; computers and society; computer systems technology; security and protection in information processing systems; artificial intelligence; and human-computer interaction.  Proceedings and post-proceedings of referred international conferences in computer science and interdisciplinary fields are featured.  These results often precede journal publication and represent the most current research.  The principal aim of the IFIP series is to encourage education and the dissemination and exchange of information about all aspects of computing.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Chris Zielinski
    • 1
  • Penny Duquenoy
    • 2
  • Kai Kimppa
    • 3
  1. 1.World Health OrganizationGenevaSwitzerland
  2. 2.Middlesex UniversityLondonUK
  3. 3.University of TurkuFinland

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title The Information Society: Emerging Landscapes
  • Book Subtitle IFIP International Conference on Landscapes of ICT and Social Accountability, Turku, Finland, June 27–29, 2005
  • Editors Chris Zielinski
    Penny Duquenoy
    Kai Kimppa
  • Series Title IFIP International Federation for Information Processing
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information International Federation for Information Processing 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-387-30527-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4419-4030-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-0-387-31168-5
  • Series ISSN 1571-5736
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 354
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Computers and Society
    Legal Aspects of Computing
    Computers and Education
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
IT & Software


From the reviews:

"The papers presented in the book reflect the impact that new technology and research are having on education, law, health care, the workplace, and social networks. Thus, this collection concerning information and communication technology (ICT) is probably most useful for the reader … . includes an extensive list of references at the end. Each paper also has information concerning the author or authors, and begins with an abstract. Many papers contain figures and charts. … It is worthwhile as a stimulant to thought … ." (Brad Reid, Computing Reviews, July, 2006)