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ERIC Number: EJ575770
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0894-4393
Ethics, Law, and Information Technology: The Transformative Role of Rhetoric.
O'Connell, Brian M.
Social Science Computer Review, v16 n3 p283-92 Fall 1998
Following a brief consideration of the role of rhetoric in law, science, and policy, explores how rhetorical accounts of new technologies influence the course of legislative, judicial, and regulatory decisions. Proposes that such themes have the powerful capacity to determine outcomes and to shape modern concepts of both individual and societal freedoms and rights. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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