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Privacy in Peril: How We Are Sacrificing a Fundamental Right in Exchange for Security and Convenience

James B. Rule

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195307832
eISBN:
9780199944040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307832.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book offers a probing account of the erosion of privacy in American society, which shows that we are often unwitting, if willing, accomplices, providing personal data in exchange for security or ... More


Privacy and Media Freedom

Raymond Wacks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199668656
eISBN:
9780191748714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668656.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book examines the right of privacy from a legal, philosophical, and social perspective, tracing its genesis in the United States, through the development of the law of confidence, and its recent ... More


Shaping the Truth

Miranda Seymour

in Mapping Lives: The Uses of Biography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263181
eISBN:
9780191734595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263181.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Humans who are governed by emotional states have the capacity to establish, develop, and retain different interpretations of the people familiar to them. Hence it is the part of the biographer to ... More


The Protection of Personality Rights

Jonathan M. Burchell

in Southern Cross: Civil Law and Common Law in South Africa

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260875
eISBN:
9780191682162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260875.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The actio iniuriarum became the general remedy for aggressions upon person, dignity, and reputation long before the time of Justinian. This chapter on the development of the action on South African ... More


Restitution for Torts

Graham Virgo

in The Principles of the Law of Restitution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298501
eISBN:
9780191713613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298501.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Where the claimant is the victim of a tort, exemplary damages may be awarded to punish the defendant for cynically committing a tort. Other remedies are available which are purely restitutionary in ... More


Supervision

Stefan Petrow

in Policing Morals: The Metropolitan Police and the Home Office 1870–1914

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201656
eISBN:
9780191674976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201656.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the 19th century, the introduction of the role of detective was met by contempt and uncertainty. Detective methods such as spying were deemed offending particularly in liberal England. Although ... More


The Road Ahead: Hurston's and Rawlings's Last Works

Anna Lillios

in Crossing the Creek: The Literary Friendship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038094
eISBN:
9780813041551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038094.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In the 1940s, both Hurston and Rawlings sought to construct their selves in different terms based on new “images of their own creation.” Hurston struggled to find a vehicle with which to express ... More


Cyber Harassment and Free Speech: Drawing the Line Online

James Weinstein

in Free Speech in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190883591
eISBN:
9780190883638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883591.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

For most people the internet has been a dream come true, allowing instantaneous access to a vast array of information, opinion, and entertainment and facilitating communication with friends and ... More


Testimony Before a Select Panel on Mississippi and Civil Rights, Washington, D.C., June 8, 1964

Maegan Parker Brooks and Davis W. Houck

in The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738223
eISBN:
9781604738230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738223.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

On June 8, 1964, Fannie Lou Hamer testified before a board of distinguished panelists at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C. as part of a hearing initiated by the Council of Federated ... More


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