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 M. Anne Brown - Manchester University Press
This book argues for greater openness in the ways we approach human rights and international rights promotion, and brings some new understanding to old debates. It casts human rights as a language for probing the political dimensions of suffering.
by Toby Mendel - UNESCO
This book makes a significant contribution to the existing literature on freedom of information. It will be a valuable resource to the many people all over the world who wish to promote effective legal guarantees for the right to information.
by Ian Vasquez, Tanja Porcnik - Fraser Institute
The Human Freedom Index is the most comprehensive measure of freedom ever created for a large number of countries around the globe. It captures the degree to which people are free to enjoy major liberties such as freedom of speech, religion, etc.