Call for Chapters: “Internet Research Ethics for the Social Age: New Cases and Challenges”

There is call for chapters for “Internet Research Ethics for the Social Age: New Cases and Challenges”, which is being edited by Dr. Michael Zimmer and Dr. Katharina Kinder-Kurlanda. Michael Zimmer, PhD is an Associate Professor in the School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Director of the Center for Information Policy Research. The book is about the Internet and social media technologies and platforms and how they have opened up communication, socialization, expression, and collaboration. They invite two different types of submissions. One is about new cases in Internet research ethics. Topics could include:

• Social network analysis
• Meta-data and log analysis
• Digital ethnography
• Mechanical Turk
• Library of Congress Twitter archive
• Mobile applications
• Wearable computers / Internet of Things
• Facebook Emotion Contagion debate
• Personal tracking
• Internet shaming

The other type of submission is about new challenges in Internet research ethics. Suggested topics include:

• What constitutes a human subject?
• Informed consent in online environments?
• Privacy and anonymity
• Tracking & location privacy
• Citizen science & crowdsourcing data collection
• Information security
• Data sharing & openness
• Transnational information flows
• Internal and industry-sponsored research

Submission Information:
Submissions are due by December 1, 2015 to Submission should include a 2-3-page chapter proposal. Authors will be notified by January 15, 2016 about their status of their proposal. ‘

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