Law: Entertainment, Sports & Media Law

  • 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 …

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

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

    Cultivating Copyright

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

    By Bhamati Viswanathan

    Creators and creative industries are struggling to navigate the digital age. Intellectual property rights offer invaluable tools to help creative industries remain viable and sustainable. But they must be considered as part of a greater ecosystem. Cultivating Copyright offers a framework for…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    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 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…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    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…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Commonwealth Caribbean Law

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Media 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…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-07-13
    Routledge

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

    The International Olympic Committee, Law, and Accountability

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • European Media Policy for the Twenty-First Century: Assessing the Past, Setting Agendas for the Future book cover

    European Media Policy for the Twenty-First Century

    Assessing the Past, Setting Agendas for the Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Seamus Simpson, Manuel Puppis, Hilde van den Bulck

    Media policy issues sit at the heart of the structure and functioning of media systems in Europe and beyond. This book brings together the work of a range of leading media policy scholars to provide inroads to a better understanding of how effective media policies can be developed to ensure a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    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,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

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