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  1. Maritime Legacies and the Law

    Maritime Legacies and the Law

    Craig Forrest
    The recent centenary of WWI has prompted a shift in the way attention is focused on legacy shipwrecks. This timely book considers the development of the laws that apply to these wrecks and the issues that surround them, and deftly analyses the adequacy of the existing legal framework to fulfil its promise of protecting legacy wrecks for future generations as historical and archaeological resources, memorials and, most importantly, as maritime war graves. Learn More
    October 2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  2. Negotiating Cultural Rights

    Negotiating Cultural Rights

    Edited by Lucky Belder, Helle Porsdam
    The various reports on cultural rights by UN Special Rapporteur Faridah Shaheed provide a new universal standard on cultural rights with topics ranging from cultural diversity, cultural heritage, and the right to artistic freedom to the effects of today's intellectual property regimes. The international team of expert contributors to this book reflect upon the many aspects of cultural rights in the reports and present a discussion of how cultural rights support cultural diversity, foster intercultural dialogue, and contribute to inclusive social, economic and political development. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  3. Intellectual Property and Access to Im/material Goods

    Intellectual Property and Access to Im/material Goods

    Edited by Jessica C. Lai, Antoinette Maget Dominicé
    Traditionally, in order to be protected intellectual property goods have almost always needed to be embodied or materialised (and – to a certain extent – to be used and enjoyed), regardless of whether they were copyrighted works, patented inventions or trademarks. This book examines the relationship between intellectual property and its physical embodiments and materialisations, with a focus on the issue of access and the challenges of new technologies. Expert contributors explore how these problems can re-shape our theoretical notion of the intangible and the tangible and how this can have serious consequences for access to intellectual property goods. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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  4. Concepts of Music and Copyright

    Concepts of Music and Copyright

    Edited by Andreas Rahmatian
    Copyright specialists have often focused on the exploitation of copyright of music and on infringement, but not on the question of how copyright conceptualises music. This highly topical volume brings together specialists in music, musicology and copyright law, providing a genuinely interdisciplinary research approach. It compares and contrasts the concepts of copyright law with those of music and musical performance. The contributors discuss the notions of the musical work, performance, originality, authorship in music and in copyright, and co-ownership from the perspective of their own disciplines. The book also examines the role of the Musicians’ Union in the evolution of performers’ rights in UK copyright law, and, in an empirical study, the transaction costs theory for notice-and-takedown regimes in relation to songs uploaded on YouTube. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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  5. Private International Law, Art and Cultural Heritage

    Private International Law, Art and Cultural Heritage

    Christa Roodt
    In this timely book Christa Roodt demonstrates how the structure and method of private international law can be applied in its expanding relationship with cultural heritage law. In particular, she explores the use of private international law in the context of ownership claims and the illicit trafficking of cultural objects. She shows how, in decisions about classification and the public policy exception, and in the application and treatment of foreign public law, value-rationality and mutuality can defeat the dogmatic underpinnings of conflicts and jurisdiction rules that frustrate the achievement of global solidarity. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  6. International Trade in Indigenous Cultural Heritage

    International Trade in Indigenous Cultural Heritage

    Edited by Christoph Beat Graber, Karolina Kuprecht, Jessica Christine Lai
    The book is unique in taking a multi-faceted approach to cultural heritage, incorporating discussion on tangible and intangible, moveable and immoveable elements of indigenous peoples’ culture. From the perspectives of several international legal fields, including trade law, intellectual property, cultural property, cultural heritage law and human rights, the book explores how indigenous peoples could be empowered to participate more actively in the trade of their cultural heritage without being compelled to renounce important traditional values. The national and local legal realities in four jurisdictions (New Zealand, Australia, United States and Canada) lay the scene for a wide-ranging analysis of various possibilities and proposals on how this might be achieved. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 217.00   Web: $ 195.30
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  7. Cultural Property Law and Restitution

    Cultural Property Law and Restitution

    Irini Stamatoudi
    This invaluable book, for the first time, brings together the international and European Union legal framework on cultural property law and the restitution of cultural property. Drawing on the author’s extensive experience of international disputes, it provides a very comprehensive and useful commentary. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  8. Copyright and Cultural Heritage

    Copyright and Cultural Heritage

    Edited by Estelle Derclaye
    Thanks to digitisation and the Internet, preservation of and access to our cultural heritage – which consists of works protected by copyright and works in the public domain – have never been easier. This essential book examines the twin issues of the preservation of, and access to, cultural heritage and the problems copyright law creates and the solutions it can at the same time provide. The expert contributors explore the extent to which current copyright laws from Europe and beyond prevent or help the constitution of a centralized online repository of our cultural heritage. Provided legal reform is achieved and the additional financial and organisational hurdles are overcome, this work argues that it should be possible to fulfill the dream of an online Alexandrian library. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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