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The Big Data Agenda: Data Ethics and Critical Data Studies

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The Big Data Agenda: Data Ethics and Critical Data Studies
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Publisher: University of Westminster Press
ISBN-13: 9781911534730
Number of pages: 156

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This book highlights that the capacity for gathering, analysing, and utilising vast amounts of digital (user) data raises significant ethical issues. Annika Richterich provides a systematic contemporary overview of the field of critical data studies that reflects on practices of digital data collection and analysis. The book assesses in detail one big data research area: biomedical studies, focused on epidemiological surveillance.

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