E-books: Entertainment, Sports & Media Law

  • Media Law Through Science Fiction: Do Androids Dream of Electric Free Speech? book cover

    Media Law Through Science Fiction

    Do Androids Dream of Electric Free Speech?, 1st Edition

    By Daxton R. Stewart

    Attorney and legal scholar Daxton Stewart examines the intersection of media law and science fiction, exploring the past, present, and future of communication technology and policy debates. Science fiction offers a vast array of possibilities anticipating future communication technologies and their…

    eBook – 2019-08-20
    Routledge

  • Law and Consent: Contesting the Common Sense book cover

    Law and Consent

    Contesting the Common Sense, 1st Edition

    By Karla M. O'Regan

    Consent is used in many different social and legal contexts with the pervasive understanding that it is, and has always been, about autonomy – but has it? Beginning with an overview of consent’s role in law today, this book investigates the doctrine’s inseparable association with personal autonomy…

    eBook – 2019-06-28
    Routledge

  • Cultivating Copyright: How Creators and Creative Industries Can Harness Intellectual Property to Survive the Digital Age book cover

    Cultivating Copyright

    How Creators and Creative Industries Can Harness Intellectual Property to Survive the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Bhamati Viswanathan

    Creators and creative industries are struggling to navigate the digital age. Intellectual property rights, including copyrights, trademarks, and  patents, offer invaluable tools to help creative industries remain viable and sustainable. But to be fully effective, they must be considered…

    eBook – 2019-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City book cover

    Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City

    1st Edition

    By Sara Gwendolyn Ross

    With disappearing music venues, and arts and culture communities at constant risk of displacement in our urban centers, the preservation of intangible cultural heritage is of growing concern to global cities. This book addresses the role and protection of intangible cultural heritage in the urban…

    eBook – 2019-06-20
    Routledge

  • Texting, Suicide, and the Law: The case against punishing Michelle Carter book cover

    Texting, Suicide, and the Law

    The case against punishing Michelle Carter, 1st Edition

    By Mark Tunick

    In 2014, Conrad Roy committed suicide following encouragement from his long-distance girlfriend, Michelle Carter, in what has become known as the Texting Suicide case. The case has attracted much attention, largely focusing on the First Amendment free speech issue. This book takes the view that the…

    eBook – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Commonwealth Caribbean Sports Law book cover

    Commonwealth Caribbean Sports Law

    1st Edition

    By Jason Haynes, J. Tyrone Marcus

    Sports Law has quickly developed into an accepted area of academic study and practice in the legal profession globally. In Europe and North America, Sports Law has been very much a part of the legal landscape for about four decades, while in more recent times, it has blossomed in other…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Commonwealth Caribbean Law

  • Human Rights in the Media: Fear and Fetish book cover

    Human Rights in the Media

    Fear and Fetish, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Farrell, Eleanor Drywood, Edel Hughes

    This collection sets about untangling some of the knotty issues in the underexplored relationship between human rights and the media. We investigate how complex debates in political, judicial, academic and public life on the role and value of human rights are represented in the media, particularly,…

    eBook – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Open Access to Knowledge in Nigeria: A Framework for Developing Countries book cover

    Open Access to Knowledge in Nigeria

    A Framework for Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Kunle Ola

    This book provides an analysis of the legal and policy dimensions of open access to research, education and public sector information with a focus on Nigeria. Kunle shows how open access has evolved across the world and how such initiatives could be implemented in Nigeria and other countries in the…

    eBook – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Photography and the Law: Rights and Restrictions book cover

    Photography and the Law

    Rights and Restrictions, 1st Edition

    By Michael O’Flanagan

    Photographers and publishers of photographs enjoy a wide range of legal rights including freedom of expression and of publication. They have a right to create and publish photographs. They may invoke their intellectual, moral and property rights to protect and enforce their rights in their created…

    eBook – 2018-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Media Law

  • The Business of Television book cover

    The Business of Television

    1st Edition

    By Ken Basin

    In this book, esteemed television executive and Harvard lecturer Ken Basin offers a comprehensive overview of the business, financial, and legal structure of the U.S. television industry, as well as its dealmaking norms. Written for working or aspiring creative professionals who want to better…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Media Education, Copyright, and Fair Use book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Media Education, Copyright, and Fair Use

    1st Edition

    Edited by Renee Hobbs

    Media literacy educators rely on the ability to make use of copyrighted materials from mass media, digital media and popular culture for both analysis and production activities. Whether they work in higher education, elementary and secondary schools, or in informal learning settings in libraries,…

    eBook – 2018-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Football, Corruption and Lies: Revisiting 'Badfellas', the book FIFA tried to ban book cover

    Football, Corruption and Lies

    Revisiting 'Badfellas', the book FIFA tried to ban, 1st Edition

    By John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    World football is in crisis. The corruption scandal engulfing FIFA is arguably the biggest story in the history of modern sport and a watershed for sport governance. More than a decade ago, John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson laid the foundations for subsequent investigations with the publication of…

    eBook – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

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