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Politics of intellectual property : contestation over the ownership, use, and control of knowledge and information

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HAUNSS, Sebastian, ed., Kenneth SHADLEN, ed., 2009. Politics of intellectual property : contestation over the ownership, use, and control of knowledge and information. Cheltenham [u.a.] : Elgar. ISBN 978-1-84844-303-7

@book{Haunss2009Polit-399, isbn={978-1-84844-303-7}, publisher={Cheltenham [u.a.] : Elgar}, title={Politics of intellectual property : contestation over the ownership, use, and control of knowledge and information}, year={2009}, editor={Haunss, Sebastian and Shadlen, Kenneth} }

2011-07-04T08:54:57Z 2011-07-04T08:54:57Z Cheltenham [u.a.] : Elgar This book offers empirical analyses of conflicts over the ownership, control, and use of knowledge and information in developed and developing countries.<br />Sebastian Haunss and Kenneth C Shadlen, along with a collection of eminent contributors, focus on how business organizations, farmers, social movements, legal communities, state officials, transnational enterprises, and international organizations shape IP policies in areas such as health, information-communication technologies, indigenous knowledge, genetic resources, and many others. The innovative and original chapters examine conflicts over the rules governing various dimensions of IP, including patents, copyrights, traditional knowledge, and biosafety regulations.<br />Written from a political perspective, this book is a must-read for political scientists, sociologists and anthropologists who study IP and conflicts over property. It is also an essential read for stakeholders in institutions, NGOs and industry interested in knowledge governance and IP politics. Shadlen, Kenneth 978-1-84844-303-7 Politics of intellectual property : contestation over the ownership, use, and control of knowledge and information 2009 eng terms-of-use Haunss, Sebastian

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