Publishing Law

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Routledge, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 310 pages
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This welcome second edition now includes coverage of electronic rights and e-commerce, as well as recent changes in legislation, and provides a comprehensive guide to the law as it affects the publishing process.


Legal points are explained with reference to important statutes, cases and relevant trade practices, and the new edition now contains a revised glossary amd lists of useful addresses and further reading.


Written by the Copyright Counsel of the Publishers' Association and a practicing solicitor with many years experience of the publishing trade, this work will serve as a comprehensive handbook for all those who need a practical understanding of where and how the law may apply, including publishers, authors, and agents.

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Hugh Jones is a sports journalist, editor of "Distance Running" magazine, and the winner of marathons in London, Oslo, Stockholm, and Reykjavik.

Mamie Till-Mobley died on January 6, 2003, at the age of eighty-one. Following the death of her only child, Emmett Till, she entered Chicago Teachers College in 1956, graduating cum laude and fifth in her class three and a half years later. In 1973, she earned a master's degree in administration and supervision at Loyola University. Till-Mobley was a frequent lecturer throughout the country, recalling the struggle for civil rights and urging her listeners to be the best they could be.
A Chicago-based writer and lawyer, Christopher Benson is the features editor for "Ebony," and a former Washington editor for "Ebony "and "Jet." His articles have also appeared in "Chicago" and "Reader's Digest." Benson is the author of the novel "Special Interest, "which will be published by One World/Ballantine in December 2003.

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