Public Interest And Private Rights In Social Media

Author: Cornelis Reiman
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 178063353X
Size: 14,24 MB
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Social media has an increasing role in the public and private world. This raises socio-political and legal issues in the corporate and academic spheres. Public Interest and Private Rights in Social Media provides insight into the use, impact and future of social media. The contributors provide guidance on social media and society, particularly the use of social media in the corporate sector and academia, the rising influence of social media in public and political opinion making, and the legal implications of social media. The Editor brings together unusual perspectives on the use of social media, both in developed and developing countries. This title consists of twelve chapters, each covering a salient topic, including: social media in the context of global media; the First Amendment and online calls for action; social media and the rule of law; social networks and the self; social media strategy in the public sector; social media in humanitarian work; social media as a tool in business education; social media and the ‘continuum of transparency’; business and social media; making a difference to customer service with social media; social analytics data and platforms; and altruism as a valuable dimension of the digital age. Provides a guide to the key components of corporate and academic use of social media Offers technological and non-technological, legal, and international perspectives Considers socio-political impact and legal issues

Trends And Issues In Interdisciplinary Behavior And Social Science

Author: Ford Lumban Gaol
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1351978276
Size: 12,57 MB
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Trends and Issues in Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science contains papers presented at the 5th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science 2016 (ICIBSoS 2016), held 5-6 November 2016 in Jogjakarta, Indonesia. The 24 papers cover every discipline in all fields of social science, discussing many current trends and issues 21st century society is facing, especially in Southeast Asia. The topics include literature, family culture studies, behavior studies, psychology and human development, religion and values, social issues such as urban poverty and juvenile crisis, driving behavior, well-being of women, career women, career performance, happiness, social adjustment, quality of life among patients, job stress and religious coping etc. The issues are discussed using scientific quantitative or qualitative methods from different academic viewpoints.

Online Arab Spring

Author: Reza Jamali
Editor: Chandos Publishing
ISBN: 1780634382
Size: 12,85 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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What is the role of social media on fundamental change in Arab countries in the Middle East and North Africa? Online Arab Spring responds to this question, considering five countries: Egypt, Libya, Jordan, Yemen, and Tunisia, along with additional examples. The book asks why the penetration rate for social media differs in different countries: are psychological and social factors at play? Each chapter considers national identity, the legitimacy crisis, social capital, information and media literacy, and socialization. Religious attitudes are introduced as a key factor in social media, with Arabic countries in the Middle East and North Africa being characterized by Islamic trends. The insight gained will be helpful for analysing online social media effects internationally, and predicting future movements in a social context. provides innovative interdisciplinary research, incorporating media studies, cultural aspects, identity and psychology presents a detailed study of factors such as national heritage, cultural homogeneity, belief system and consumer ethnocentrism focuses on religious attitudes in the context of online media

The Copyright Librarian

Author: Linda Frederiksen
Editor: Chandos Publishing
ISBN: 0081002114
Size: 15,79 MB
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Within most libraries in the United States today there is an information professional who has become the ‘go-to’ person for grasping and grappling with copyright questions. While not an attorney, this librarian has developed an awareness and understanding of copyright law, legislation and practice as they relate to a wide variety of library activities. This practical handbook provides a broad overview of copyright librarianship. It is written for information professionals whose area of expertise, specialization or job it is to inform and educate others about the ethical use and best practices surrounding copyrighted materials It is written about the person with solid analytical skills and the ability to adapt and adjust in a rapidly changing environment; someone who can serve as an intermediary between information producers and consumers; someone who is knowledgeable about the law and providing access to information; someone who is well positioned within an organization to answer questions about copyright and provide reliable, accurate, and relevant answers, information, assistance, and guidance when needed. In short: a copyright librarian. Thorough and up-to-date look at an emerging field of specialization within libraries Provides an overview of job opportunities available and how to prepare for these jobs Presents a range of useful current awareness and professional development resources and tools for the new, prospective, and working professional Addresses common misperceptions about copyright librarians