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    What's so moral about the 'moral rights' of copyright for academics?

    Eve, Martin Paul (2014) What's so moral about the 'moral rights' of copyright for academics? LSE Impact Blog ,

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    Abstract

    This piece looks at the basis of copyrights and moral rights in relation to academic research. Some critics of open licensing for open access work are concerned about the moral rights of the academic author. But rather than having a strong ethical basis, these moral rights have more of an economic function in that they are designed to allow an author to accumulate a form of capital. Demanding attribution and integrity of work is not necessarily a ?moral? act.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Arts > English and Humanities
    Research Centre: Contemporary Literature, Centre for
    Depositing User: Martin Paul Eve
    Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2015 10:23
    Last Modified: 07 Dec 2016 15:36
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/12174

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