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We live in a highly complex and evolving world that requires a fuller and deeper understanding of how modern technological tools, ideas, practices, and institutions interact, and how different societies adjust themselves to emerging realities of the digital age. This book conveys such issues with a fresh perspective and in a systematic and coherent way. While many studies have explained in depth the change in the aftermath of the unrests and uprisings throughout the world, they rarely mentioned the need for constructing new human rights norms and standards. This edited collection provides a balanced conceptual framework to demonstrate not only the power of autonomous communication networks but also their limits and the increasing setbacks they encounter in different contexts.


‘Information Politics, Protests, and Human Rights in the Digital Age, edited by Mahmood Monishipouri, takes on a different approach in dealing with the question of how modern technologies impact societies, as well as how societies adjust to deal with the emerging realities and moral implications of the digital age.’

Dina Mansour-Ille Source: Human Rights Review

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