Human Rights in the Global Information Society

Human Rights in the Global Information Society

by Rikke Frank Jørgensen (Editor)

Hardcover

$12.75

Overview

Does the information society help to advance human rights or does it threaten them? Interdisciplinary perspectives on information technology as a global policy issue.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780262101158
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 06/16/2006
Series: Information Revolution and Global Politics
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Rikke Frank Jørgensen is Senior Researcher at the Danish Institute for Human Rights. She is the editor of Human Rights in the Global Information Society (MIT Press) and the author of Framing the Net: The Internet and Human Rights .

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A remarkable, sober, and sobering book, quite different from the triumphalist celebrations of the information society as a universal panacaea. Jorgensen convincingly demonstrates the tremendous human rights issues that are at stake.

Peter Leuprecht , Faculty of Political Science and Law, University of Quebec at Montreal

Endorsement

A remarkable, sober, and sobering book, quite different from the triumphalist celebrations of the information society as a universal panacaea. Jorgensen convincingly demonstrates the tremendous human rights issues that are at stake.

Peter Leuprecht, Faculty of Political Science and Law, University of Quebec at Montreal

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