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  • Culture vs. Copyright

    A Diary of a Naive Philosopher

    In Culture vs. Copyright: A Diary of a Naïve Philosopher, Anatoly Volynets lays out a treatise challenging many of society’s assumptions about intellectual property, what artistic ownership means, and how to best benefit both the artist and society. While you may not agree with all of his points, this book is sure to generate hours of meaningful discussion. It is an interesting, accessible blend ... Read more

    $1.82 USD

  • The Genteel Tradition and the Sacred Rage

    High Culture vs. Democracy in Adams, James, and Santayana

    series Cultural Studies of the United States
    Asking why many American intellectuals have had such difficulty accepting wholeheartedly the cultural dimensions of democracy, Robert Dawidoff examines their alienation and ambivalence, a tradition of detachment he identifies as "Tocquevillian." In the work of three towering American literary figures - Henry Adams, Henry James, and George Santayana -- Dawidoff explores fully this distancing and ... Read more

    $28.49 USD

  • African Culture vs European Culture

    Kenyans Cúlture vs Germany Culture

    by Lilian Welter ...
    This book focuses on African culture represented by Kenya and European culture represented by Germany. Africa is very rich in culture. ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Modernism and Copyright

    series Modernist Literature and Culture
    How was modernism shaped, from its beginning, by intellectual property law? What role did the law's imperial and transatlantic asymmetries play in modernism's dissemination? How did various modernists exploit, reform, anoint, and evade copyright? And how is the study of modernism today being affected by expanding copyright regimes? Modernism and Copyright is the first book to take up these ... Read more

    $37.79 USD

  • Wired Shut

    Copyright and the Shape of Digital Culture

    How the shift toward "technical copy protection" in the battle over digital copyright depends on changing political and commercial alignments that are profoundly shaping the future of cultural expression in a digital age.While the public and the media have been distracted by the story of Napster, warnings about the evils of "piracy," and lawsuits by the recording and film industries, the ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Copyright Law and Computer Programs

    The Role of Communication in Legal Structure

    by Jisuk Woo ...
    series Transnational Business and Corporate Culture
    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. ... Read more

    $44.95 USD

  • Hollywood’s Copyright Wars

    From Edison to the Internet

    series Film and Culture Series
    Copyright law is important to every stage of media production and reception. It helps determine filmmakers' artistic decisions, Hollywood's corporate structure, and the varieties of media consumption. The rise of digital media and the internet has only expanded copyright's reach. Everyone from producers and sceenwriters to amateur video makers, file sharers, and internet entrepreneurs has a stake ... Read more

    $28.79 USD

  • Modernism and Copyright

    series Modernist Literature and Culture
    How was modernism shaped, from its beginning, by intellectual property law? What role did the law's imperial and transatlantic asymmetries play in modernism's dissemination? How did various modernists exploit, reform, anoint, and evade copyright? And how is the study of modernism today being affected by expanding copyright regimes? Modernism and Copyright is the first book to take up these ... Read more

    $37.79 USD

  • Disrupting Copyright

    How Disruptive Innovations and Social Norms are Challenging IP Law

    series Intellectual Property, Theory, Culture
    New innovations are created every day, but today’s business leaders are focused on finding disruptive innovations which are cheaper and lower performing than upmarket technologies. They create new markets, and challenge the status quo of existing technological thinking creating uncertainty both in the future of the innovation and the outcome of the market upheaval. Disruptive innovation is an ... Read more

    $48.95 USD

  • Cultural Control and Globalization in Asia

    Copyright, Piracy and Cinema

    by Laikwan Pang ...
    series Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia
    This is a succint and well-written book introducing a truly interdisciplinary approach to the study of copyright and related issues in contemporary popular culture in relation to the current development of Asian cinema, and questions how copyright is appropriated to regulate culture. It examines the many meanings and practices pertaining to "copying" in cinema, demonstrating the dynamics between ... Read more

    $62.95 USD

  • The Rhetoric of Intellectual Property

    Copyright Law and the Regulation of Digital Culture

    In recent years we have witnessed a rising tension between the open architecture of the Internet and legal restrictions for online activities. The impact of digital recording technologies and distributed file sharing systems has forever changed the expectations of everyday users with regard to digital information. At the same time, however, U.S. Copyright Law has shown a decided trend toward more ... Read more

    $56.95 USD

  • Hollywood vs. America

    Popular Culture And The War on Tradition

    Why does our popular culture seem so consistently hostile to the values that most Americans hold dear? Why does the entertainment industry attack religion, glorify brutality, undermine the family, and deride patriotism?In this explosive book, one of the nation's best known film critics examines how Hollywood has broken faith with its public, creating movies, television, and popular music that ... Read more

    $5.99 USD