Entertainment & media law

    American Exceptionalism, the French Exception, and Digital M

    By Lyombe Eko

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    This volume explores sameness and difference between the United States and France in the matters of freedom of expression on the Internet. Contributors present American exceptionalism and the French exception as functionally equivalent logics that lead to different freedom of expression outcomes.

    Adcreep

    By Mark Bartholomew

    Hardback £20.30

    Adcreep explores the brave new world of modern advertising, how it works, the social threats it poses, and how American law has failed to reign in the onslaught of invasive marketing technologies.

    Marketing and Advertising Law in a Process of Harmonisation

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    The law on marketing and advertising has undergone profound changes based on the EU directives on unfair commercial practices and misleading and comparative advertising. The legislation partially requires full harmonisation and contains a comprehensive blacklist of prohibited practices. However, in other areas, only minimum harmonisation is required. A comprehensive case...

    Defaming the Dead

    By Don Herzog

    Hardback £23.71

    Do the dead have rights? In a persuasive argument, Don Herzog makes the case that the deceased's interests should be protected

    Sports Law

    By Mark James

    Paperback £28.69

    This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the ways in which the law has impacted on how sport is played, administered and consumed. The book covers a wide-range of topics from participant and non-participant liability, fighting sports and their legality, and liability for stadium safety and disasters.

    Public Inquiries

    By Louis Blom-Cooper

    Hardback £34.46

    Throughout the twentieth century, administrations have wrestled with allaying public concern over national disasters and social scandals. This book seeks to describe historically the use of public inquiries, and demonstrates why their methods continued to deploy until 1998 the ingrained habits of lawyers, particularly by issuing warning letters in order...

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

    By Daxton Stewart

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    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 rapidly as these...

    Media & Entertainment Law

    By Ursula Smartt

    Paperback £34.71

    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 restructured to complement how media law...

    Private Power, Online Information Flows and EU Law

    By Angela Daly

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    This monograph examines how European Union law and regulation address concentrations of private economic power which impede free information flows on the Internet to the detriment of Internet users' autonomy. In particular, competition law, sector specific regulation if it exists, data protection and human rights law are considered and assessed...

    Denial

    By Deborah E. Lipstadt

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    In her acclaimed 1993 book Denying the Holocaust, Deborah Lipstadt called David Irving, a prolific writer of books on World War II, "one of the most dangerous spokespersons for Holocaust denial." The following year, after Lipstadt's book was published in the United Kingdom, Irving filed a libel suit against Lipstadt...

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