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The Resource The United Nations and freedom of expression and information : critical perspectives, edited by Tarlach McGonagle and Yvonne Donders

The United Nations and freedom of expression and information : critical perspectives, edited by Tarlach McGonagle and Yvonne Donders

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The United Nations and freedom of expression and information : critical perspectives
Title
The United Nations and freedom of expression and information
Title remainder
critical perspectives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Tarlach McGonagle and Yvonne Donders
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"There are a multitude of UN legal instruments which pertain to the rights of freedom of expression and information, and this book is the first to comprehensively map them and their function. It details the chequered history of both rights within the UN system and evaluates the suitability of the system for overcoming contemporary challenges and threats to the rights. Leading scholars address key issues, such as how the rights to freedom of expression and information can come into conflict with other human rights and with public policy goals, such as counter-terrorism. The book's institutional focus comprises five international treaties, UNESCO and the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression. Relevant for academics, lawyers, policy-makers and civil society actors, it also examines how new communication technologies have prompted fresh thinking about the substance and scope of the rights to freedom of expression and information"--
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DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • McGonagle, Tarlach
  • Donders, Yvonne
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Freedom of expression
  • Freedom of information (International law)
  • International law and human rights
  • United Nations
  • United Nations
  • Freedom of expression
  • Freedom of information (International law)
  • International law and human rights
Label
The United Nations and freedom of expression and information : critical perspectives, edited by Tarlach McGonagle and Yvonne Donders
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 508 pages
Isbn
9781107083868
Lccn
2014044893
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)902659783
Label
The United Nations and freedom of expression and information : critical perspectives, edited by Tarlach McGonagle and Yvonne Donders
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 508 pages
Isbn
9781107083868
Lccn
2014044893
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)902659783

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