Description : This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th Conference on AElectronic Governance and Open Society: Challenges in Eurasia, EGOSE 2018, held in St. Petersburg, Russia, in November 2018. The 36 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 98 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on smart city infrastructure, policy; digital privacy, rights,security;data science, machine learning, algorithms, computational linguistics; digital public administration, economy, policy; digital services, values, inclusion; digital democracy, participation, security, communities, social media, activism; social media discourse analysis; digital data, policy modeling; digital government, administration, communication.
Description : Today's Christian adolescents and young adults have grown up with fiercely competing narratives about sex, relationships, and fulfillment. Within a Christian world of church services and formal religious education, they have been warned repeatedly about the dangers (or sinfulness) of premarital sex. At the same time, popular culture has inundated them with a very different message: casual sex is fun, thrilling, expected, and no big deal. Jennifer Beste calls into question the widespread assumption that the media's narrative of sex is positively liberating, while a Christian theological account is repressive, sex-negative, and altogether irrelevant. Her argument is based on a qualitative analysis of college students' own accounts of their social and sexual culture. She draws on the reflections of 126 undergraduate students who set out as sober ethnographers to observe and analyze peers at college parties. Overwhelmingly, undergraduates' perspectives challenge a neutral or even benevolent view of hookup culture embraced by some sociologists, "sex-positive" feminists, and popular culture in general. Beste goes on to share her own and her students' theological and ethical reflections as they explored the intersection between their social reality, the Christian tradition, and other academic disciplines, and sought to discern more deeply: what it means to become fully human; what constitutes happiness and fulfillment; and how to envision and create more socially and sexually just communities.
Description : Law of the Internet, Fourth Edition is a two-volume up-to-date legal resource covering electronic commerce and online contracts, privacy and network security, intellectual property and online content management, secure electronic transactions, cryptography, and digital signatures, protecting intellectual property online through link licenses, frame control and other methods, online financial services and securities transactions, antitrust and other liability. The Law of the Internet, Fourth Edition quickly and easily gives you everything you need to provide expert counsel on: Privacy laws and the Internet Ensuring secure electronic transactions, cryptography, and digital signatures Protecting intellectual property online - patents, trademarks, and copyright Electronic commerce and contracting Online financial services and electronic payments Antitrust issues, including pricing, bundling and tying Internal network security Taxation of electronic commerce Jurisdiction in Cyberspace Defamation and the Internet Obscene and indecent materials on the Internet Regulation of Internet access and interoperability The authors George B. Delta and Jeffrey H. Matsuura -- two Internet legal experts who advise America's top high-tech companies -- demonstrate exactly how courts, legislators and treaties expand traditional law into the new context of the Internet and its commercial applications, with all the citations you'll need. The Law of the Internet also brings you up to date on all of the recent legal, commercial, and technical issues surrounding the Internet and provides you with the knowledge to thrive in the digital marketplace. Special features of this two-volume resource include timesaving checklists and references to online resources.
Description : The first published account and standard reference for the history of the Yoruba people of Nigeria, first published in 1921.
Description : Ten years after the first ECTIL project in this field, liability for medical malpractice is still a hot topic throughout Europe and it continues to expand and develop. This study compares thirteen European jurisdictions on the basis of country reports authored by renowned experts from each legal system. In addition to providing a theoretical survey of key issues, contributors analyzed six hypotheticals based on actual cases, thereby also providing practical guidance on major aspects of liability claims.
Description : When Assistant District Attorney Alex Cooper is summoned to Tina Barr’s apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, she finds a neighbor convinced that the young woman was assaulted. But the terrified victim, a conservator of rare books and maps, refuses to cooperate with investigators. Then another woman is found murdered in that same apartment with an extremely valuable book, believed to have been stolen. As Alex pursues the murderer, she is drawn into the strange and privileged world of the Hunt family, major benefactors of the New York Public Library and passionate rare book collectors who may be willing to kill for their treasures. Copy and paste the URL below into your browser to download a free pdf of Linda Fairstein's new novel, Hell Gate, available in hardcover March 2010: http://knopfdoubleday.com/marketing/Hell_Gate_Chapter_1.pdf From the Paperback edition.