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dc.contributor.author Basart i Muñoz, Josep M.
dc.contributor.author Farrús, Mireia
dc.contributor.author Serra, Montse
dc.date.accessioned 2016-11-30T15:16:32Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.citation Basart JM, Farrús M, Serra M. New ethical challenges for today engineering and technology. Telematics and Informatics. 2015 May;32(2):409–15. DOI: 10.1016/j.tele.2014.05.008
dc.identifier.issn 0736-5853
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/27645
dc.description.abstract This paper is about the intersection of three related areas: ethics, gender and the field of engineering. It is important to focus on the attitudes and values woven through this intersection because they become essential for the complete development of the moral life of the engineering profession and of the awareness of the fact that this is a profession made/nup of both male and female professionals. Thus, specific behaviour coming from the feminine part is necessary in order to contribute to enriching the features of the engineering profile. An approach particularly attached to feminine values, in comparison to the masculine perspective, is a sign of commitment rather than rights, a collective social group rather/nthan the individual and of an ethic based on caring for others rather than the traditional rationalistic arguments. Because of this, the introduction of qualitative diversity within this professional field is an important fact to highlight when women contribute to the engineering community through the enrichment, expansion and transformation of the values and attitudes that are predominant in the people who work and/or study within the area of engineering and technology.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.relation.ispartof Telematics and Informatics. 2015 May;32(2):409–15
dc.rights © Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tele.2014.05.008
dc.title New ethical challenges for today engineering and technology
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tele.2014.05.008
dc.subject.keyword Engineering ethics
dc.subject.keyword Global ethics
dc.subject.keyword Information and Communication Technologies
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