Reputation, Celebrity and Defamation Law (Google eBook)

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., Feb 28, 2013 - Law - 244 pages
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This volume examines how the concept of reputation changes to reflect social, political, economic, cultural and technological developments and is a central concept in defamation law. The author conceptualizes reputation as a media construct and explains how reputation as celebrity is of great contemporary relevance at this point in the history of defamation law.
  

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Contents

Post on Reputation
19
The Historical Foundations of the Concept of Reputation
39
Reputation as Property
87
Part I
105
Part II
127
Reputation as Dignity
147
Reputation as Celebrity
171
Conclusion
185
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About the author (2013)

Dr David Rolph is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney Faculty of Law, specialising in torts, media law and intellectual property. He has published extensively in these areas in refereed journals. His principal area of research interest is defamation law.

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