Social inclusion and the information systems field: Why now?

Eileen M. Trauth, Debra Howcroft

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Abstract

This conference, with its theme of social inclusion, builds upon the debates that have taken place within the IFIP 8.2 community over the past several years. As information and communications technology, and the information systems based upon them, become ever more pervasive, the human impacts - both positive and negative - and the associated societal disparities will continue to arise. It is our hope that the topics discussed at this conference will be considered mainstream in the future.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSocial Inclusion
Subtitle of host publicationSocietal and Organizational Implications for Information Systems: IFIP TC8 WG8.2 International Working Conference
EditorsEileen Trauth, Debra Howcroft, Tom Butler, Tom Butler, Janice DeGross
Pages3-12
Number of pages10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 5 2006

Publication series

NameIFIP International Federation for Information Processing
Volume208
ISSN (Print)1571-5736

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Information Systems and Management

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    Trauth, E. M., & Howcroft, D. (2006). Social inclusion and the information systems field: Why now? In E. Trauth, D. Howcroft, T. Butler, T. Butler, & J. DeGross (Eds.), Social Inclusion: Societal and Organizational Implications for Information Systems: IFIP TC8 WG8.2 International Working Conference (pp. 3-12). (IFIP International Federation for Information Processing; Vol. 208). https://doi.org/10.1007/0-387-34588-4_1