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Copyright in the cultural industries

Copyright in the cultural industries

Towse, R

The ownership and manipulation of intellectual property can be used by the wealthy few to expand their fortunes. This book examines such areas as cable television and video-cassette recorders

Hardback, Book. English.
Published Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2002
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Statement of responsibility: editor, R. Towse
ISBN: 1840646616, 9781840646610
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 288p. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Arts; Performing arts; Copyright Great Britain.; Cultural industries Great Britain Management.; Copyright


  1. Preface
  2. Introduction
  3. 1. Copyright and the Cultural Industries: The Policymaker's View
  4. 2. Copyright, Borrowed Images and Appropriation Art: An Economic Approach
  5. 3. Choice of Law Issues in Relation to Copyright
  6. 4. Copyright and Freedom of Expression: An Economic Analysis
  7. 5. Copyright in the Digital Age: The Economic Rationale
  8. 6. Copyright Compulsory Licensing and Incentives
  9. 7. Copyright and Corporate Power
  10. 8. The Abolition of Copyrights: Better for Artists, Third World Countries and the Public Domain
  11. 9. Copyright Societies Do Not Administer Individual Property Rights: The Incoherence of Institutional Traditions in Germany and the UK
  12. 10. Music Licensing in the Digital Age
  13. 11. Copyright Protection, Appropriability and New Cultural Behaviour
  14. 12. Performers in the Digital Era: Empirical Evidence from Japan
  15. 13. Creativity without a Copyright: Music Production in Vienna in the Late Eighteenth Century
  16. 14. Exploiting Museum Images
  17. 15. Copyright in the Digital Age: Opportunities and Drawbacks for Scientific Research
  18. 16. The Problems of Authors' Property Rights Administration in Russia
  19. Index