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The Right Place at the Right Time: Creative Spaces in Libraries [chapter]

Eric D. M. Johnson
2016 Advances in Library Administration and Organization  
Purpose This essay explores the recent trend in libraries: that of the establishment of spaces specifically set aside for creative work.  ...  Originality/value While a number of pieces have been written that discuss the practicalities of developing certain kinds of creative spaces, very little has been written that situates these spaces in larger  ...  Emerald does not grant permission for this article to be further copied/distributed or hosted elsewhere without the express permission from Emerald Group Publishing Limited.  ... 
doi:10.1108/s0732-067120160000036001 fatcat:hornrfx4snalnovhooinqqndsq

Choosing the Right Metrics to Maximize Profitability and Shareholder Value

J. Andrew Petersen, Leigh McAlister, David J. Reibstein, Russell S. Winer, V. Kumar, Geoff Atkinson
2009 Journal of Retailing  
We then identify several organizational challenges that need to be addressed in order for firms to build the capabilities of collecting the right data, measuring the right metrics, and linking those metrics  ...  There is an ever-present need for managers to justify marketing expenditures to the firm.  ...  In addition, the authors empirically show that customers have an option value for product returns that is measurable.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jretai.2008.11.004 fatcat:rbqgsoqsgzamxgvf7tsfm6pmie

Evidence on school choice and the human right to education [chapter]

Joanna Härmä
2021 Realizing the Abidjan Principles on the Right to Education  
with the necessary support.  ...  In both Lagos and Abuja, along with many other similar contexts, government school capacity is vastly over-stretched. Additionally, they are too far from home for many families to access.  ... 
doi:10.4337/9781839106033.00016 fatcat:hd3mfyblxvgo7ecfcprge2efuq

The Digital Divide Is a Human Rights Issue: Advancing Social Inclusion Through Social Work Advocacy

Cynthia K. Sanders, Edward Scanlon
2021 Journal of Human Rights and Social Work  
We provide a policy context and recent examples of state or local policy initiatives to reduce the digital divide. Prominent among them is California's Internet for All Now Act.  ...  Consistent with a social work human rights approach, the United Nations General Assembly declared access to the Internet a basic human right in 2016.  ...  Today, the Internet backbone and broadband are held by relatively few large corporations that dominate the market (Tarnoff 2016) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s41134-020-00147-9 pmid:33758780 pmcid:PMC7973804 fatcat:stg755cbrffw5chnsjasut2w6e

Access controlled: the shaping of power, rights, and rule in cyberspace

2010 ChoiceReviews  
It is perhaps ironic that these norms so antithetical to basic rights and freedoms are being propagated from many countries that just over a decade ago were responsible for the expansion of liberal democratic  ...  The act of collecting a credit card number to execute a purchase for a user is presumably acceptable and necessary in the modern global economy.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.48-2125 fatcat:pnspoirndfenlhq3urwsqomh2m

From Zero to Hero: How Zero-Rating Became a Debate about Human Rights

Linnet Taylor
2016 IEEE Internet Computing  
We also extend our sincere appreciation to the Deanship of Scientific Research at King Saud University for its funding of this International Research Group (IRG14-28).  ...  Acknowledgments This work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (61174169).  ...  2 In online poker, systems can use this information to identify poker bots, along with other heuristic clues such as playing too many games continuously for too long a period of time.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mic.2016.88 fatcat:imrhaaoac5gifool7wjegaxl5q

The Right Kind Of Telling

David Hatfield
2015 International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations  
roles, an important flexibility given the importance of mentors in professional role playing games and the large number of games involving many roles.  ...  The hole allows too many dangerous rays through." As you can see, polluting can destroy parts of the Ozone Layer.  ...  Would be strengthened with fuller development of characters and greater use of data to describe the city's population growth and the budget for the big party.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijgcms.2015040101 fatcat:dvollclhzzcczhlikf5vbb6jya

Mapping Human Rights in the Modern World [chapter]

Dayana MK, Boby Thomas
2020 Mapping Human Rights in the Modern World  
Assemblies, which had their own number of Representatives of the Depressed Class. 6 In 1927, the most debated Simon Commission came up with an ulterior motive to criticize the structure of the Montague-Chelmsford  ...  Given the historical feud, the Prime Minister Macdonald, declared the Poona Pact of 1932, granting separate electorates for the depressed classes, where only they would vote. 7 To show his opposition towards  ...  After the king violated a number of ancient laws and customs by which England had been governed, his subjects forced him to sign the Magna Carta, or Great Charter, which enumerates a number of what later  ... 
doi:10.37298/abpl978-81.05 fatcat:morsnnyvbbavtfj5vxp2pv5rki

Sexuality, Health, and Human Rights

Richard G. Parker
2007 American Journal of Public Health  
Offering a unique framework for understanding this new world, set in the context of the major theoretical debates of recent decades, this book will be of interest to professionals, advocates and policy  ...  This new work surveys how rapid changes taking place at the start of the twenty-first century in social, cultural, political and economic domains impact on sexuality, health and human rights.  ...  In recent years, too, various segments of the gay community have incorporated the notion of a 'gay gene' into their political discourse.  ... 
doi:10.2105/ajph.2007.113365 pmid:17463362 fatcat:sq6bnk57bndljkgho7fg5ly3nq

Cochin - The Emerging Silicon Valley of India: Requirement of Right Policies

V. Anoop Kumar V. Anoop Kumar
2012 IOSR Journal of Business and Management  
Software industry is acknowledged as an important engine of economic growth for many developing and under developed countries.  ...  This research paper also provides an analysis of the human resource issues facing in the Indian software industry and also tries to give an insight to the policy makers and sector players to develop right  ...  Also, remembering the facilitations provided by IIM-B, IIM-K and Cochin University of Science and Technology authorities for their feedback, guidance and references.  ... 
doi:10.9790/487x-0642532 fatcat:xuqeyk2uqfbatcgvhqlelyexey

The Right to Education and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Lorie Graham
2010 Social Science Research Network  
According to the Task Force, these are just the first of many steps that will be necessary to revitalize indigenous 355 A task force was appointed develop a strategy for meeting these aims.  ...  These are just a few of the many lessons that can be learned by exploring more thoroughly 485 the practices of States, regional bodies, and indigenous peoples.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1701913 fatcat:foednre7b5auvgrqiesanx6jje

Public health or human rights?

Neil Hunt
2005 International journal of drug policy  
Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) 22 , further elaborate the content of the rights set  ...  The key international human rights treaties, formulated in 1976 under the auspices of the United Nations the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) 21 and the International  ...  striving to create the underlying conditions necessary for health.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.drugpo.2004.10.004 fatcat:duprx5ssf5dzxegduohhftyllu

Rights, Inequality, and Afro-Descendant Heritage in Brazil

Maria Fernanda Escallón
2019 Cultural Anthropology  
For the past thirty years, the Brazilian government has recognized dozens of sites and cultural practices of Afro-descendant groups as national heritage, including the historical maroon site Quilombo dos  ...  In the context of massive inequality that disproportionately affects blacks, maroon descendants, indigenous, and other minority populations in Brazil, it is critical to consider how political strategies  ...  As a result of decades of smallholdings' land expropriation and the extension of property rights by large (and predominantly white) landowners known as colonels, 16 very few Afro-descendants, particularly  ... 
doi:10.14506/ca34.3.03 fatcat:26mbu2q6tje5zkta3dbir7lp3q

Crowdfunding: Tapping the Right Crowd

Paul Belleflamme, Thomas Lambert, Armin Schwienbacher
2012 Social Science Research Network  
prices have to be twisted so as to attract a large number of "crowdfunders" who pre-order, and the less profitable the menu pricing scheme.  ...  The basic idea of crowdfunding is to raise external finance from a large audience (the "crowd"), where each individual provides a very small amount, instead of soliciting a small group of sophisticated  ...  This can become a vital asset for many of them, especially for artists or entrepreneurs in need to present their talent and product to the crowd (as potential customers).  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1578175 fatcat:shn4dsgcjjcflobpvb7regwrrm

List of Acronyms and Abbreviations

Editors Human Rights in Development
1994 Human Rights in Development Online  
This report was prepared by Economic Development Board Rotterdam (EDBR) in collaboration with a number of higher education institutions in Rotterdam as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in  ...  The opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the EDBR, the OECD or its Member countries. OECD Review of Higher Education Institutions in regional development Rotterdam region 3  ...  Aside from that, the regional market for higher education appears to be largely segmented and is characterised as complex.  ... 
doi:10.1163/221160894x00025 fatcat:uxgqm4aofbesxjaqj45mijydha
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