Author(s): McSherry, Corynne
Date of Publication: Sep 30, 2003

Drawing on legal, historical, and qualitative research, the author explores the propertization of academic work and shows how that process is shaking the foundations of the university, the professoriate, and intellectual property law.

Author(s): Schiller, Herbert I.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1988

Examining the effects of fifty years of corporate growth on American culture, [the author] argues that corporate control over such arenas of culture as museums, theaters, performing arts centers, and public broadcasting stations has resulted in a board manipulation of consciousness as well as an insidious form of censorship.

Author(s): Lessig, Lawrence
Date of Publication:

Free Culture looks at how the big media corporations are using legal avenues to regulate new technologies that subsequently shrink the public domain of ideas, and how these corporations are using these same technologies to control what we can and can't do with culture.

Author(s): Stim, Richard
Date of Publication: Aug 31, 2004

Getting Permission is a guide through the permissions process for the use of copyrighted material.

Author(s): Jeffri, Joan
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1983

If one were to create a generalist's guide to major areas of concern in the fields of arts management and arts law, the topics addressed in this volume would all be included - copyright, income-producing activities of charitable organizations, and the uneasy relationship between the arts and culture and cable television.

Author(s): Vaidhyanathan, Siva
Date of Publication: Mar 31, 2003

In Copyrights and Copywrongs, the author tracks the history of American copyright law and also argues persuasively that current American copyright law hinders cultural production which contributes to the poverty of civic culture.

Author(s): San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1988

Included in this pamphlet are essays focusing on the concept of censorship and the direct response of artists to censorship. Prepared to accompany an exhibit in the San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, California, September 22 - October 28, 1989. Like any overly-mediated term, censorship has been conceptually bandied about into oblivion. The dictionary definition of censorship implies moral directiveness, but where these morals come from, and how they are disseminated are highly complex issues that clearly cannot be cohesively attached to a single word.

Author(s): Stim, Richard
Date of Publication: Aug 31, 2004

Music Law provides all the legal information and practical advice musicians need.

Author(s): Galligan, Ann M. and Brown, Timothy
Date of Publication: 1991

One of the most interesting policy issues to appear on the political landscape over the past several years is the debate over warning labels on records and tapes. The issue of warning labels is a fascinating study of First Amendment freedom that has focused public opinion around two very different and often conflicting policy options. The first option is what Ithiel de Sola Pool terms a policy of freedom, one that places the emphasis on the rights of the individual over the rights of the state. The second option is what could be termed a policy of justified control, one that emphasizes the

Author(s): Stim, Richard
Date of Publication: Sep 30, 2001

Protect Your Artwork will help you sort out most of the legal issues involved in the ownership, protection and transfer of visual artworks.