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Accessible Technology and the Developing World

Michael Ashley Stein and Jonathan Lazar (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198846413
eISBN:
9780191881572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846413.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Systems Analysis and Design

Most research on information and communications technology (ICT) accessibility and innovation for persons with disabilities, whether in the fields of law, tech, or development, has focused on ... More


New Copyright Exceptions

Lea Shaver

in Ending Book Hunger: Access to Print Across Barriers of Class and Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300226003
eISBN:
9780300249316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226003.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter discusses the non-profit organization Benetech, which operates many programs turning technology to social benefit. The biggest part of this work is Bookshare, an adaptive-format digital ... More


From Flexible Balancing Tool to Quasi-Constitutional Straitjacket—How the EU Cultivates the Constraining Function of the Three-Step Test

Martin Senftleben

in Global Intellectual Property Protection and New Constitutionalism: Hedging Exclusive Rights

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198863168
eISBN:
9780191895661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863168.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focuses on one of the most important hedges protecting strong intellectual property rights: the three-step test. This test forms part of the TRIPS Agreement and other international ... More


The Relevance of the CRPD and the Marrakesh Treaty to the Global South’s Book Famine

Paul Harpur and Michael Ashley Stein

in Accessible Technology and the Developing World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198846413
eISBN:
9780191881572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846413.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Systems Analysis and Design

Coupled with the expansion of low-cost screen readers, digital format e-books have made worldwide reading equality an achievable dream. Nevertheless, copyright laws, industry practices, and lack of ... More


Digital Inclusion in the Global South: Work Globally, Act Locally

Betsy Beaumon

in Accessible Technology and the Developing World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198846413
eISBN:
9780191881572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846413.003.0008
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Systems Analysis and Design

How can the next generation of digital products and servces best serve individuals with disabilities in the Global South? Local advocates, content, and tool developers can leverage global digital ... More


Inside the Mellah: Education and the Creation of a Saharan Jewish Center

Aomar Boum

in Memories of Absence: How Muslims Remember Jews in Morocco

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804786997
eISBN:
9780804788519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786997.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at the internal dynamics of Jewish communities inside their neighborhoods. In the Jewish quarters, Jews were legally independent, as rabbis interpreted and controlled the internal ... More


Andalusian Roots and ʿAbbasid Homage in the Qubbat al-Barudiyyin in Marrakech

Yasser Tabbaa

in The Production of Meaning in Islamic Architecture and Ornament

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474482189
eISBN:
9781399509398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474482189.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Building up on earlier investigations of muqarnas vaulting in the central and eastern and Islamic world, this article examines the singular early twelfth century Qubbat al-Barudiyyin in Marrakech, ... More


The Great Reform Empires (1100–1250 CE)

Felix Arnold

in Islamic Palace Architecture in the Western Mediterranean: A History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190624552
eISBN:
9780190624576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624552.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter describes how Islamic architecture developed more sober and abstract tendencies during the religious reforms of 1100-1250 CE as two successive Berber dynasties, first the Almoravids, ... More


Early Modern Period (1500–1800 CE)

Felix Arnold

in Islamic Palace Architecture in the Western Mediterranean: A History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190624552
eISBN:
9780190624576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624552.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter surveys the limited evidence on Islamic palatial architecture in the Western Mediterranean during the Early Modern Period. Northern Africa was weakly incorporated into the Ottoman Empire ... More


Life after Marrakesh

Prashant Reddy T. and Sumathi Chandrashekaran

in Create, Copy, Disrupt: India's Intellectual Property Dilemmas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199470662
eISBN:
9780199088850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470662.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The signing of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Agreement at Marrakesh in 1994 marked the beginning of a new international IP regime. As per Article 27 of the Agreement on Trade-Related ... More


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