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Film and the law

Author: Steve Greenfield; Peter Robson
Publisher: Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This heavily revised and improved second edition serves as a basic guidebook for students of law and film.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Greenfield; Peter Robson
ISBN: 9781841137254 1841137251
OCLC Number: 679926653
Description: xiv, 343 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Film and the law : an orientation --
The penetration of law and film --
Theoretical underpinnings and physical boundaries : defining the territory --
Strictly courtroom? : law film and genre --
The British law film : from genre to iconography --
Military justice on screen --
Assessing cinematic lawyers (I) : heroes and villains --
Assessing cinematic lawyers (II) : alternative categorisations --
Missing in action (I) : judges --
Missing in action (II) : juries --
Fact, fiction, and the cinema of justice (I) : presumed accurate? --
Fact, fiction, and the cinema of justice (II) : specificities --
Love vigilantes : private eyes and beyond --
Playing with a different sex --
Minority report? : ethnicity in films --
Future trajectories and possibilities.
Responsibility: Steve Greenfield, Guy Osborn, and Peter Robson.

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The book ... cements its place as the cornerstone text for film and the law, and retains the easy and relaxed tone that one associated with the earlier edition ensuring that it is very readable among Read more...

 
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