Franklin

Human rights and information communication technologies : trends and consequences of use / John Lannon and Edward F. Halpin.

Publication:
Hershey, PA : Information Science Reference, ©2013.
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xxx, 292 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
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Subjects:
Human rights.
Information technology -- Political aspects.
Information technology -- Social aspects.
Summary:
"This book provides a current examination of policy, practice, and theory relating to human rights and information, communications and technology and offers a comprehensive review of the topic and the exponential changes that have occurred through the last decade"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Human rights and technology : lessons from Alice in Wonderland / Judith Dueck, Michael Rempel
ICT policies favouring human rights / Rolf H. Weber
Negotiation boundaries between control and dissent : free speech, business, and repressitarian governments / Brian J. Bowe, Robin Blom, Eric Freedman
"In YouTube we trust" : video exchange and Arab human rights / Aziz Douai
Truth-seeking at a distance : engaging diaspora populations in transitional justice processes / Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm
ICT and human rights in Brazil : from military to digital dictatorship / José Rodrigues Filho
Contingency and hybridity in the study of digital advocacy networks : implications of the Egyptian protest movement / Christopher Wilson, Alexandra Dunn
Crowdsourcing for human rights monitoring : challenges and opportunities for information collection and verification / Jessica Heinzelman, Patrick Meier
Counting the unknown victims of political violence : the work of the human rights data analysis group / Ann Harrison
Human rights defenders and the right to digital privacy and security / Tanya Notley, Stephanie Hankey
Social assistance via the Internet : the case of Finland in the European context / Minna Strömberg-Jakka
Mental health, post-secondary education, and information communications technology / Jenny Martin, Elspeth McKay
ICTs and gender-based rights / Ana-Cristina Ionescu
Health information technology and human rights / Shane O'Hanlon.
Notes:
"Premier reference source"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-283) and index.
Contributor:
Lannon, John.
Halpin, Edward F.
ISBN:
9781466619180 (hbk.)
146661918X (hbk.)
9781466619197 (ebook)
1466619198 (ebook)
9781466619203 (print & perpetual access)
1466619201 (print & perpetual access)
OCLC:
776874720