Johnson, Jeffrey Alan.

Toward Information Justice : Technology, Politics, and Policy for Data in Higher Education Administration. - 1 online resource (184 pages) - eBooks on Demand Public Administration and Information Technology Ser. ; v.33 . - Public Administration and Information Technology Ser. .

Intro -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- 1.1 Toward a Theory of Information Justice -- 1.2 The Myth of Technological Neutrality -- 1.3 A Critical-Constructive Alternative -- 1.4 Theorizing from One's Own Experience -- 1.5 Plan of Study -- References -- Chapter 2: Open Data, Big Data, and Just Data -- 2.1 Opening Government Data -- 2.1.1 Injustice In, Injustice Out -- 2.1.2 Open to Whom? -- 2.1.3 The Normalizing Database -- 2.2 Big Data in Higher Education -- 2.2.1 Data Mining and Predictive Analytics -- 2.2.2 Higher Education Applications of Data Mining -- 2.2.3 Consequentialism: The Immediate Challenge -- 2.2.4 Scientism: The Deep Challenge -- 2.3 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: The Construction of Data -- 3.1 Data as Reality Made Legible -- 3.2 The Translation Regime -- 3.2.1 The Technical Structure of the Translation Regime -- 3.2.2 The Social Sources of the Translation Regime -- 3.3 Characteristic Translations Within the Regime -- 3.3.1 Normalizing Translations -- 3.3.2 Atomizing Translations -- 3.3.3 Unifying Translations -- 3.4 Translating the Subjects of Data Systems -- 3.4.1 Inforgs in Data-Driven Decision Processes -- 3.4.2 Informational Representation -- 3.4.3 Destructive Privacy Among Inforgs -- 3.5 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4: The Political Life of Metrics -- 4.1 Encoding Data as a Political Process -- 4.2 Decoded Metrics as Political Institutions -- 4.3 Metrics as Determinants of Political Outcomes -- 4.3.1 Metrics as Distribution Mechanisms -- 4.3.2 Metrics in the Politics of Control -- 4.4 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5: Distributive Information Justice (And Its Limits) -- 5.1 Instrumental Justice in Information Privacy -- 5.2 Distributing Information Privacy -- 5.2.1 Process Distributions -- 5.2.2 Pattern Distributions -- 5.3 Beyond Distributive Privacy -- 5.4 Conclusion. References -- Chapter 6: Structural Information Justice -- 6.1 Bunnies, Glocks, and Analytics -- 6.1.1 The Mount St. Mary's University Case -- 6.1.2 A Generalized "Drown the Bunnies" Model -- 6.2 Student Analytics from an Ethics Perspective -- 6.2.1 Privacy -- 6.2.2 Individuality -- 6.2.3 Autonomy -- 6.2.4 Discrimination -- 6.3 Structural Justice -- 6.3.1 Organizational Structures -- 6.3.2 Political and Economic Structures -- 6.3.3 Knowledge Structures -- 6.3.4 A Structurally (More) Just Alternative -- 6.4 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 7: Toward a Praxis of Information Justice -- 7.1 A Theory of Information Justice -- 7.2 Information Justice in Practice -- 7.3 "A Data Justice Movement" -- References.

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