Law: Entertainment, Sports & Media Law

  • Reconceptualising Film Policies book cover

    Reconceptualising Film Policies

    Edited by Nolwenn Mingant, Cecilia Tirtaine

    This volume explores and interrogates the shifts and changes in both government and industry-based screen policies over the past 30 years. It covers a diverse range of film industries from different parts of the world, along with the interrelationship between different localities, policy regimes…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media and Cultural Industries

  • Redressing Everyday Discrimination: The Weakness and Potential of Anti-Discrimination Law book cover

    Redressing Everyday Discrimination

    The Weakness and Potential of Anti-Discrimination Law

    By Karla Perez Portilla

    This book examines the harm that everyday discrimination can cause and proposes ways in which it can be redressed. Extreme forms of harmful expression, such as incitement to hatred, have been significantly addressed in law. Everyday generalised prejudice, negative stereotypes and gross…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Medium Law book cover

    Medium Law

    By Daithí Mac Síthigh

    Why should anyone care about the medium of communication today, especially when talking about media law? In today’s digital society, many emphasise convergence and seek new regulatory approaches. In Medium Law, however, the ‘medium theory’ insights of Harold Innis, Marshall McLuhan and the Toronto…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Law, Society and Popular Culture

  • The Law of Public Communication book cover

    The Law of Public Communication

    10th Edition

    By Kent R. Middleton, William E. Lee, Daxton R. Stewart

    Now in its tenth edition, The Law of Public Communication provides an overview of media law that includes the most current legal developments. It explains the laws affecting the daily work of writers, broadcasters, PR practitioners, photographers, and other public communicators. By providing…

    Paperback – 2017-07-20
    Routledge

  • European Media in Crisis: Values, Risks and Policies book cover

    European Media in Crisis

    Values, Risks and Policies

    Edited by Josef Trappel, Jeanette Steemers, Barbara Thomass

    When the financial markets collapsed in 2008, the media industry was affected by a major slump in advertising revenues, and a formerly highly successful business model fell into a state of decay. This economic crisis has threatened core social values of contemporary democracies, such as freedom,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • Ethics and Governance in Sport: The future of sport imagined book cover

    Ethics and Governance in Sport

    The future of sport imagined

    Edited by Yves Vanden Auweele, Elaine Cook, Jim Parry

    What is, or what should be, the function of sport in a globalized, commercialized world? Why does sport matter in the 21st century? In Ethics and Governance in Sport: the future of sport imagined, an ensemble of leading international experts from across the fields of sport management and ethics…

    Paperback – 2017-05-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Social Media and the Law: A Guidebook for Communication Students and Professionals book cover

    Social Media and the Law

    A Guidebook for Communication Students and Professionals, 2nd Edition

    By Daxton Stewart, Daxton Stewart

    Edited by Daxton Stewart

    Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat allow users to connect with one another and share information with the click of a mouse or a tap on a touchscreen—and have become vital tools for professionals in the news and strategic communication fields. But as…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge

  • Media & Entertainment Law book cover

    Media & Entertainment Law

    3rd Edition

    By Ursula Smartt

    Media & Entertainment Law presents a contemporary analysis of the law relating to the media and entertainment industries both in terms of its practical application and its theoretical framework, providing a broad and comprehensive coverage of these fast changing branches of the law. Fully…

    Paperback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge

  • Public Service Broadcasting 3.0: Legal Design for the Digital Present book cover

    Public Service Broadcasting 3.0

    Legal Design for the Digital Present

    By Mira Burri

    The digital media environment is characterized by an abundance and diversity of content, a multiplicity of platforms, new modes of content production, distribution and access, and changed patterns of consumer and business behaviour. This has challenged the traditional model of public service…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Media Law

  • Video Games and the Law book cover

    Video Games and the Law

    By Elizabeth Townsend Gard, W Ronald Gard

    The video game industry is big business, not only in terms of the substantial revenue generated through retail sales of games themselves, but also in terms of the size and value of parallel and secondary markets. Consider any popular video game today, and you most likely are looking at a franchise…

    Hardback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge

  • Inclusion and Exclusion in Competitive Sport: Socio-Legal and Regulatory Perspectives book cover

    Inclusion and Exclusion in Competitive Sport

    Socio-Legal and Regulatory Perspectives

    By Seema Patel

    Society is obsessed with categorising and treating individuals and groups according to their physical and non-physical differences, such as sex, gender, disability and race. This treatment can lead to the inclusion or exclusion of an individual from the tangible and intangible benefits of society.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The International Olympic Committee, Law, and Accountability book cover

    The International Olympic Committee, Law, and Accountability

    By Ryan Gauthier

    The Olympic Games is unquestionably the largest and most important sporting event in the world. Yet who exactly is accountable for its successes and failures? This book examines the legitimacy and accountability of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). This non-governmental organisation wields…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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