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Visual Imagery and Human Rights Practice

Sandra Ristovska editor.; Monroe Price editor.

Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan ; 2018

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  • Titolo:
    Visual Imagery and Human Rights Practice
  • Altro autore: Sandra Ristovska editor.; Monroe Price editor.
  • Editore: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Anno: 2018
  • Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (325 pages).
  • Descrizione: Images and Human Rights -- Part 1: Technologies -- 50 Years of Documentation: A Brief History of the Audio-Visual Documentation of the Israeli Occupation -- Drones, Camera Innovations and Conceptions of Human Rights -- A Convergence of Visuals: Geospatial and Open Source Analysis in Human Rights -- The Rise of GEOINT: Technology, Intelligence and Human Rights -- Technology’s Continuum: Body Cameras, Data Collection and Constitutional Searches -- Part 2: Platforms -- Simon Srebnik: Narratives of a Holocaust Survivor -- Re-archiving Mass Atrocity Records by Involving Affected Communities in Postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina -- Communicating Justice in Film: The Limitations of an Unlimited Field -- Photography as a Platform for Transitional Justice: Peru’s Case -- Sexual Violence in the Field of Vision -- Art and Human Rights in the Constitutional Court of South Africa -- Part 3: Agents -- A Change of Perspective: Aerial Photography and “the Right to the City” in a Palestinian Refugee Camp -- Contested Visualities: Courage and Fear in the Portrayal of Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas -- Ubiquitous Witnessing in Human Rights Activism -- Answering the Smartphones: Citizen Witness Activism and Police Public Relations -- How Newsrooms Use Eyewitness Media.
    Visual Imagery and Human Rights Practice examines the interplay between images and human rights, addressing how, when, and to what ends visuals are becoming a more central means through which human rights claims receive recognition and restitution. The collection argues that accounting for how images work on their own terms is an ever more important epistemological project for fostering the imaginative scope of human rights and its purchase on reality. Interdisciplinary in nature, this timely volume brings together voices of scholars and practitioners from around the world, making a valuable contribution to the study of media and human rights while tackling the growing role of visuals across cultural, social, political and legal structures.
  • Soggetti: Culture; Communication; Global/International Culture; Media and Communication; Development Communication
  • Titoli correlati: Collana: Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research - A Palgrave and IAMCR Series
  • Lingua: Inglese
  • Identificativo: ISBN: 3-319-75987-6
  • Lo trovi in: Risorse Elettroniche UniNA "Federico II"

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