Technological Impact on Society

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i-Minds, 2nd edition

How and Why Constant Connectivity is Rewiring Our Brains and What to Do About it

The way we use i-technology is affecting our health and happiness. While programs, devices, information, and constant connectivity can offer us ease, liberation, and efficiency, they can also … 528 View

National Security Law

Canadian Practice in International Perspective

National Security Law is a comprehensive handbook that focuses on the law and legal instruments governing the Canadian state’s response to events that jeopardize its “national … 688 View

Techno-Fix

Why Technology Won't Save Us or the Environment

Nanotechnology! Genetic engineering! Miracle Drugs! We are promised that new technological developments will magically save us from the dire consequences of the 300-year fossil-fueled binge known … ; 464 View
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Defining National Security

From: National Security Law

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Introduces national security by evaluating different definitions of national security and giving a brief overview of national security law, focusing on its structure, objectives, tools and … 11 $1.10 Add
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Introduction

The Administration of Justice and National Security in Democracies

From: In The Balance

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Introduces the administration of justice and national security in democracies, focusing on the question of terrorism. A brief overview of the book is also given. 9 $0.90 Add
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Introduction

From: Techno-Fix

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Techno-Fix questions a primary paradigm of our age: that advanced technology alone will extricate us from an ever-increasing load of social, environmental and economic ills. Techno-Fix shows why … ; 6 $0.60 Add
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Introduction

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

My objective? To have us all pondering and examining. To “rise in arms” not against the i-tech industry but to our own blind acceptance or complacency, to our apparent apathy, and the … 1 $0.10 Add
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Dilemmas in National Security Law

From: National Security Law

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Explores the pertinent dilemmas that exist in national security law, particularly focusing on the balance between national security and other fundamental rights, the question of democratic … 5 $0.50 Add
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Islamist Terrorism

Assessing Threats to Democracy

From: In The Balance

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Assesses the challenges that Islamist terrorism pose to Western democracies by considering the threat of jihadist terrorism and post-9/11 developments. The question of what role the law can play … 9 $0.90 Add
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The Inherent Unavoidability and Unpredictability of Unintended Consequences

From: Techno-Fix

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The Inherent Unavoidability and Unpredictability of Unintended Consequences postulates that there are always positive and negative effects of any technology. It is impossible for humans to … ; 15 $1.50 Add
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The Shift

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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Every era has an innovation that changes the face of society: the way we think, the way we act and interact as individuals, as a community, and as a culture. As the innovation is introduced, it … 11 $1.10 Add
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Canada’s New Carscape:

Town and Country Remade

From: Car Nation

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1912-1930. Analyzes the spread of the car in popularity and the freedom it represented to Canadians as you could now travel across the country, the changes to cities because of the car, road … 17 $1.70 Add
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Human Rights in Times of Terror

A Judicial Point of View

From: In The Balance

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Discusses the role of human rights in times of terror, focusing on the role of the judge in protecting democracy, the need for an approach that balances national security and human rights, as … 17 $1.70 Add
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Parents and Pedagogy

Helicopters and Expert Advice

From: Degrees of Failure

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Twentieth-century child-rearing practices in North America have been heavily manipulated by the state and the private sector toward a domestication that suits institutional life. The tense … 19 $1.90 Add
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Technological Integration Versus Technological Interference

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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At the onset of the i-tech phenomenon, most of us first noted surface changes. For example, what we perceived as an emergent shallowness of information, a subtle lack of depth and length of … 12 $1.20 Add
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The Institutional Framework for National Security Law

From: National Security Law

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Considers the institutional framework for national security law, which includes international dimensions with the United Nations and the International Court of Justice, as well as the Canadian … 59 $5.90 Add