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Understanding Computers in a Changing Society

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ISBN-10: 0324596057

ISBN-13: 9780324596052

Edition: 3rd 2009

Authors: Deborah Morley

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This latest edition of the well-respected Computers and Technology in a Changing Society is now based on the Understanding Computers textbook. It includes eight chapters covering an overview of computers, hardware, and software, plus six full chapters covering societal issues such as security, privacy, ethics, intellectual property rights, health, the environment, and other important issues related to computers and consumers today. This text also includes additional society-oriented projects, such as a "Balancing Act" and "Ethics in Action" activities.
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Book details

List price: $172.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Course Technology
Publication date: 6/19/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Deborah Morley has authored more than ten popular computer textbooks, including UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS: TODAY AND TOMORROW and UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS IN A CHANGING SOCIETY. Professor Morley earned her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Business Information Systems from California State University, Fresno. Today she offers more than ten years of experience teaching at the college level.

Introduction to the World of Computers
A Closer Look at Hardware and Software
The Internet and World Wide Web
Network and Internet Security
Computer Security and Privacy
Intellectual Property Rights and Ethics
Health , Access and the Environment
Emerging Technologies