Information technology, GIS and democraticvalues: Ethical implications for ITprofessionals in public service

@article{Haque2004InformationTG,
  title={Information technology, GIS and democraticvalues: Ethical implications for ITprofessionals in public service},
  author={Akhlaque Haque},
  journal={Ethics and Information Technology},
  year={2004},
  volume={5},
  pages={39-48}
}
  • Akhlaque Haque
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • Ethics and Information Technology
  • Information technologies (IT) play a criticalrole in transforming public administration andredefining the role of bureaucracy in ademocratic society. New applications of ITbring great promises for government, but at thesame time raise concerns about administrativepower and its abuse. Using GeographicInformation Systems (GIS) as the centralexample, this paper provides the philosophicalunderpinnings of the role of technology anddiscusses the importance of an ethicaldiscourse in IT for public… CONTINUE READING
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