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Published: 27 September 2018 (Estimated)

304 Pages

ISBN: 9780199485239


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Corporations and Disability Rights

Bridging the Digital Divide

Author Neha Pathakji

  • Explores the interplay between human rights of persons with disabilities and corporate obligation towards the creation of an inclusive and accessible Internet.
  • Engages with the contemporary discourse on the nature of the right to access the Internet and contextualizes the same within the framework of emerging disability rights jurisprudence.
  • Articulates that the existing digital divide is an extension of social injustice to persons with disabilities from the physical world to the virtual world..
  • Advances the argument that under disability rights jurisprudence, the right to access the Internet is a human right.
  • Brings forth critical questions faced by disability rights jurisprudence, international human rights lawyers, Internet stakeholders groups, legislators, regulators, as well as corporations.
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