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Overview
Students learn to define privacy, understand its importance, and identify and describe common objects of privacy in various situations. Students are introduced to the factors or elements that explain differences in privacy behavior of individuals. They learn that different individuals may have different opinions about whether the right to privacy should be protected in a particular situation. The debate about the proper scope of and limits on the right to privacy is an important one for both the individual and society.
 
Unit 1 What Is Privacy?
Lesson 1 What Is Privacy?
2 What Kinds of Things Do People Want to Keep Private?
 
Unit 2 What Might Explain Differences in Privacy Behavior?
3 Why Might People’s Privacy Behavior Differ?
4 How Does Culture Affect People’s Ideas about Privacy?
 
Unit 3 What Are Possible Consequences of Privacy?
5 What Are the Benefits and Costs of Privacy?
6 How Can We Weigh the Benefits and Costs of Privacy?
7 How Would You Evaluate the Benefits and Costs of Privacy in This Situation?
 
Unit 4 What Should Be the Scope and Limits of Privacy?
8 When Should the Right to Privacy Be Protected?
9 What Ideas Are Useful in Solving Problems of Privacy?
10 How Would You Decide This Problem of Privacy?