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Routledge handbook of media law, edited by Monroe E. Price, Stefaan G. Verhulst and Libby Morgan

Routledge handbook of media law, edited by Monroe E. Price, Stefaan G. Verhulst and Libby Morgan
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Routledge handbook of media law
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edited by Monroe E. Price, Stefaan G. Verhulst and Libby Morgan
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Routledge handbooksGale eBooks
"Featuring specially commissioned chapters from experts in the field of media and communications law this book provides an authoritative survey of media law from a comparative perspective. The handbook will not simply offer a synopsis of the state of affairs in media law jurisprudence. Rather it will provide a better understanding of the forces that generate media rules, norms, and standards, perpetuate them, and foster change in them against the background of major transformations in the way information is mediated as a result of democratization, economic development, cultural change, globalization and technological innovation.The book addresses a range of issues including: media law and evolving concepts of democracy network neutrality and traffic management public service broadcasting in Europe Interception of communication and surveillance in Russia State secrets, leaks and the media. A variety of rule-making institutions are considered, including administrative, and judicial entities within and outside of government, but also entities such as associations and corporations that generate binding rules. The book assesses the emerging role of supranational economic and political groupings as well as of non-Western models, such as China and India, where cultural attitudes toward media freedoms are often very different. Monroe E. Price is Director of the Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School for the University of Pennsylvania and Joseph and Sadie Danciger Professor of Law and Director of the Howard M. Squadron Program in Law, Media and Society at the Cardozo School of Law.Stefaan Verhulst is Chief of Research at the Markle Foundation. Previously he was the co-founder and co-director, with Professor Monroe Price, of the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP) at Oxford University, as well as senior research fellow at the Centre for Socio Legal Studies"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
pt. I. Media policy and institutional design -- pt. II. Media policy, free speech and citizenship -- pt. III. Media policy and comparative perspectives -- pt. IV. Media policy and media governance -- pt. V. Media policy and technological transformation
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