Content tagged "rights"
Just Say No to “Just Say No”: Tensions in Organizational Approaches to Youth and Online Privacy in the Americas
This thesis examines organizational practices in the field of youth online privacy in the Americas. Mariel García-Montes describes harms created by protective, universalist, individualistic approaches that pose youth as conditional citizens, and makes a case for approaches based instead on youth agency, intersectional views of privacy, collective responsibility, and the recognition of youth as subjects of rights today.
Posted by Sarah Schwartz S.M., Science Writing, 2015
Topics: Association of Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, biology, biotechnology, genetics, Human Genome Project, innovation, law, morality, patents, rights, SCOTUS
A Supreme Court decision marked a surprising and historic shift in the relationship between patent law and fundamental biology–but questions and uncertainty about a future without gene patents remain.
Podcast: “Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement” – Sasha Costanza-Chock’s Latest Book Release
As part of his book launch, Sasha Costanza-Chock shares some of his prior experiences working as both an activist and a researcher of social movements.
Event: Thursday, November 6, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Book release for “Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement”
Sasha Costanza-Chock’s new book — about media, community organizing, and immigrant rights — reveals that the revolution will be tweeted, but tweets alone will not the revolution make.
From Huelga! to Undocumented and Unafraid!: A Comparative Study of Media Strategies in the Farm Worker Movement of the 1960s and the Immigrant Youth Movement of the 2000s
Rogelio Lopez’s thesis, examining media strategies by emphasizing concrete media practices of movement actors.
Event: Tuesday, December 15, 2009 @ 5:15 pm
Comparative Media Insights: “Race, Rights, and Virtual Worlds: Digital Games as Spaces of Labor Migration”
If virtual world users’ claims to citizenship and sovereignty within those worlds are to be taken seriously, so too must the question of “gray collar” or semi-legal virtual laborers.
Posted by Andrew Whitacre
Podcast: John Bryant and Wendy Seltzer, “Authorship, Appropriation, and the Fluid Text: Versions of the Law”
John Bryant and Wendy Seltzer ask: What are the ethics and legality in the creation, sharing, and ownership of textual versions?