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Contemporary Perspectives on Privacy: Social, Psychological, Political

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Contemporary Perspectives on Privacy: Social, Psychological, Political

Stephen T. Margulis (Editor), Irene Hanson Frieze (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-11670-1 June 2003 Wiley-Blackwell 200 Pages

Description

Beginning with an introduction that defines and explores privacy as a social and psychological concept and continuing with articles that discuss the ramifications of privacy for social policy, psychology and theory, this book provides an in-depth and insightful look at privacy as a pertinent social concern.

  • Defines and explores privacy as a social and psychological concept.

  • Includes articles on the transborder data flows of personal information; public opinion and legislation on privacy; medical and genetic privacy; e-commerce and justice theory; invasiveness in employment procedures; how individuals resist and neutralize surveillance; and the links between privacy, secrecy and deception.

  • Offers an evaluation of the contributions of Westin's and Altman's theories of privacy.
1. Privacy as a Social Issue and Behavioral Concern: Stephen T. Margulis (Grand Valley State University).

2. Safe Harbors or Free Frontiers? Privacy and Transborder Data Flows: Priscilla M. Regan (George Mason University).

3. Public Opinion Surveys and the Formation of Privacy Policy: Oscar H. Gandy, Jr. (University of Pennsylvania).

4. Protecting Medical Privacy: Challenges in the Age of Genetic Information: Sheri A. Alpert (University of Notre Dame).

5. Consumer Privacy: Balancing Economic and Justice Considerations: Mary J. Culnan (Bentley College), Robert J. Bies (Georgetown University).

6. Personnel Selection Procedures and Invasion of Privacy: Eugene F. Stone-Romero (University of Central Florida), Dianna L. Stone (University of Central Florida), David Hyatt (DeCotiis Erhard, Inc.).

7. A Tack in the Shoe: Neutralizing and Resisting the New Surveillance: Gary T. Marx Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

8. Verbal and Nonverbal Dynamics of Privacy, Secrecy, and Deceit: Bella M. DePaulo (University of Virginia), Chris Wetzel (Rhodes College), R. Weylin Sternglanz (University of Virginia), Molly J. Walker Wilson (University of Virginia).

9. On the Status and Contribution of Westin's and Altman's Theories of Privacy: Stephen J. Margulis (Grand Valley State University).

10. Social and Political Dimensions of Privacy: Alan F. Westin (Columbia University)


  • Defines and explores privacy as a social and psychological concept.
  • Includes articles on the transborder data flows of personal information; public opinion and legislation on privacy; medical and genetic privacy; e-commerce and justice theory; invasiveness in employment procedures; how individuals resist and neutralize surveillance; and the links between privacy, secrecy and deception.
  • Offers an evaluation of the contributions of Westin's and Altman's theories of privacy.