Peer to Peer and the Music Industry: The Criminalization of Sharing by Matthew David | 9781847870056 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
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Peer to Peer and the Music Industry: The Criminalization of Sharing

by Matthew David
     
 

ISBN-10: 1847870058

ISBN-13: 9781847870056

Pub. Date: 12/22/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This penetrating and informative book provides readers with the perfect systematic critical guide to the file-sharing phenomenon. Combining inter-disciplinary resources from sociology, history, media and communication studies and cultural studies, Matthew David unpacks the economics, psychology, and philosophy of file-sharing. It fuses a deep knowledge of the music

Overview

This penetrating and informative book provides readers with the perfect systematic critical guide to the file-sharing phenomenon. Combining inter-disciplinary resources from sociology, history, media and communication studies and cultural studies, Matthew David unpacks the economics, psychology, and philosophy of file-sharing. It fuses a deep knowledge of the music industry and the new technologies of mass communication with a powerful perspective on how multinational corporations operate to monopolize markets, how international and state agencies defend property, while a global multitude undermine and/or reinvent both.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847870056
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/22/2009
Series:
Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society Series
Pages:
186
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Global Network Society: Territorialization and Deterritorialization
File-Sharing: A Brief History
Markets and Monopolies in Informational Goods: Intellectual Property Rights and Protectionism
Legal Genealogies
Technical Mythologies and Security Risks
Media Management
Creativity as Performance: The Myth of Creative Capital
Alternative Cultural Models of Participation, Communication and Reward?
Conclusions

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