Technoscience and Citizenship: Ethics and Governance in the Digital Society

Technoscientific Governance: Ethics and the Life World of Citizens in a Digital SocietyGoverning Citizens’ Bodies, Movements and Space(s): The Chapters of the BookReferencesI The Governance of Emerging TechnologiesDemocracy, Ethics and the Governance of Emerging Science and TechnologyThe Governance of Science and TechnologyHistorical Snapshots on the Path to the Innovation Union Contemporary ChallengesReferences‘The Public Spectre’: A Critical Concept of Public Engagement with TechnologyConfronting Technology: Accommodating to Threatening EventsTechno-politics: Trust, Risk and the Crisis of RepresentationThe Crisis of Representative Democracy: Exercising and Experiencing Public LifeSparking Publics into Being: The Dynamics of FormationThe Politics of the Phantom PublicThe Notion of the Public Spectre: Towards Pragmatic GroundsConclusion: Invoking the CrowdsReferencesII Governing the Human Body and Mind On Modification and Enhancement TechnologiesCochlear Implantation: Exploring Technoscience and Designs on CitizenshipIntroduction: Cochlear Implantation as a Social TechnologyThe World of Technoscience: Designs on CitizenshipA World of Medical Expert KnowledgeAn Everyday Technological WorldCochlear Implant: A Matter of Ethics and VoiceAn Ethical World: Towards an Existential PoliticsConclusion: Technoscience, Social Life and CitizenshipReferencesThe Modification of the Human Body: ControversiesIntroductionThe Body and Its LimitsReasons, Justifications and ControversiesControversy 1 - Freedom as the Master Value of Society?Controversy 2 - Is There a Difference Between Treatment and Enhancement?Controversy 3 - Is Enhancing Only the Rich Unjust?Controversy 4 - How Far Should We Go?Technolife CodaReferencesNew Options and Identities: Body Enhancement in Science Fiction NarrativeIntroduction: Science Fiction and Body EnhancementModifying the Human BodyImaging Democracy and GovernanceModified Bodies, Cyborgs and ImplantEmerging Identities and WorldsIdentity in the World of Technical ReproducibilityLiving in a Digital WorldBy Way of Conclusion: The Role of Science Fiction in Learning About the FutureReferencesIII Governing Citizen’s Movements On Biometrics, Securitization and SurveillanceThe Fifth Freedom and the Burden of Executive PowerInstrumentality and Practical Utility1Mobilities: Associations and RelationsPolitics of CohesionMobility Controls and the Fifth FreedomSelf-Censoring PublicsKeeping What Safe?ReferencesHow Do Violations of Privacy and Moral Autonomy Threaten the Basis of Our Democracy?IntroductionThe Value of PrivacyCase Study of Second-Generation Biometrics Technology: Security Versus PrivacyIntelligent Information System Supporting Observation, Searching and Detection for Security of Citizens in Urban Environment (INDECT)Automatic Detection of Abnormal Behavior and Threats in Crowded Spaces (ADABTS)Ethical Values at StakeConclusionsReferencesIntroducing Biometrics in the European Union: Practice and ImaginationIntroductionA Transforming VisionIntroducing Biometrics in the EUSeeing Like a Union?ConclusionReferencesIV Governing Spaces On Space Technologies and New Forms of VisibilityDigital Globes: Layers of Meaning and Technology, Redefining Geographies and CommunitiesImagining and Constructing SpaceThe Rise of the DigitalThe Rise of the InternetNew Configurations of SpaceEarth Communities?Digital GlobesLay Cartographers: Sensoring and Layering the EarthLiving in a Privatised World?Discussion and Concluding RemarksReferencesBeyond Professional Ethics: GIS, Codes of Ethics, and Emerging ChallengesIntroductionPreliminary Mapping of GIS Ethical IssuesSome Lessons Taught by Information Ethics: The PAPA IssuesPrivacyAccuracyPropertyAccessPAPA as an Ethical DilemmaTechnical Logic Versus Social LogicGoing Beyond PAPA: The Specificity of Ethical Issues Associated with GISSpace as a Constructed ObjectIndividual Identity and Living SpaceThe Issues of Scope and Scale: From Technical to Human IssuesProfessional Codes of Ethics: Issues and ChallengesWhere Do Professional Ethics Come From?Modern Codes of EthicsGIS Professional Ethics: Achievements and LimitsDo GIS Practitioners Need their Own Professional Ethics?The URISA Code of EthicsThe URISA Code of Ethics for GIS Practitioners: An Appropriate Charter?Conclusion: Rethinking the Expert-Lay Interplay for GISReferencesGeoengineering: Reflections on Current DebatesIntroductionExploring Geoengineering DebatesDebates Around the Definition of GeoengineeringUnveiling the Multiple Narratives Behind Geoengineering DiscoursesGeoengineering Research and ExperimentationGeoengineering Regulation and GovernanceGeoengineering Implementation and MisuseConcluding Remarks: Furthering the ‘Democratisation and De-alienation’ of the Geoengineering DebateReferencesCoda: Governing Technological Emergence in the Digital Society: Political Tensions and Ethical Dilemmas
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