Human Rights in the Age of Platforms
by Rikke Frank Jorgensen
Publisher: The MIT Press 2019
Number of pages: 392
In this volume, contributors from across law and internet and media studies examine the state of human rights in today's platform society. The contributors consider the 'datafication' of society, including the economic model of data extraction and the conceptualization of privacy. They examine online advertising, content moderation, corporate storytelling around human rights, and other platform practices.
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by George Kent - Georgetown University Press
Worldwide hunger is best addressed as a human rights issue. Kent analyzes the current deplorable state of world hunger and malnutrition, demonstrating how governments, not food shortages or climates or famine, are to blame.
by Deborah Colson, Avi Cover - Human Rights First
The book finds the Bush Administration has undercut its own intended use of the military commission system at Guantanamo Bay by allowing the admission of coerced evidence. The report focuses on six prisoners who have alleged abuse while in custody.
- DePaul University College of Law
This second revised edition includes the expanded findings of trafficking of women and children for purposes of commercial sexual exploitation in the Americas. Included are the regional overview of Belize, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, etc.
by Miriam Gani, Penelope Mathew - ANU E Press
This book engages critically with the metaphor of war in the context of terrorism. The authors write about terrorism from the perspective of international law, public and constitutional law, criminal law and criminology, and legal theory.