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By Maurice Berger

ISBN-10: 0415910536

ISBN-13: 9780415910538

This anthology takes us past the prestige of masculinity itself, wondering society's and the media's normative innovations of the masculine, and contemplating the level to which women and men can go beyond those stereotypes and prescriptions.

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29. Recorded in writing, or otherwise A literary work will not be protected unless it is put into some permanent, or material, form or, in the case of electronic information, a retrievable form. The means of recording used is very widely defined: ‘in writing, or otherwise’ could include almost any form of record, and specifically extends to non-written media. This means that a speech or lecture will be protected as a literary work even if delivered without a 18 The law, and original works text or notes, provided that someone (not necessarily the speaker) makes a record of it at the time; for example, makes a tape recording, or keys it into the memory of a lap-top computer.

A night security guard who wrote a novel while on duty would probably therefore own the copyright in it, since writing novels would be unlikely to feature anywhere in his (or her) job description. In other cases, such as lecturers preparing teaching manuals, or academic or scientific researchers publishing research papers, the position may be less clear-cut, and there is considerable pressure from some academic institutions for copyright in works created by their staff to be owned by the institutions, if the institution’s facilities were used, even without any agreement or assignment.

Broadcasts Broadcasts include not only traditional radio and TV broadcasts and cable transmissions, but also (since the Cable and Broadcasting Act 1984) direct broadcasting by satellite. The wide definition of broadcasts (in section 6 of the 1988 Act, as amended by the 2003 Regulations) effectively includes all transmissions including those sent via fixed, land-based routes (such as cable): broadcast means ‘an electronic transmission of visual Copyright 25 images, sounds or other information’ which can lawfully be received by the public or which is sent for public presentation.

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