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 Conor Gearty - Cambridge University Press
In this set of three essays, originally presented in 2005, Conor Gearty considers whether human rights can survive the challenges of the war on terror, the revival of political religion, and the steady erosion of the world's natural resources.
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 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.
- 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.