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 Todd Landman - Bloomsbury Academic
The author combines an overview of the key theoretical models of democracy and human rights with a state-of-the-art survey which reports on trade-offs between achievements, set-backs and challenges in some of the world's 'hotspots'.
- Human Rights Watch
Guerrilla in Colombia rely on child combatants, who have committed atrocities and are even made to execute other children. This is the first report published on this issue, it documents how illegal armies have recruited increasing numbers of children.
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.
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.