Introduction : rethinking the politics of intellectual property

  title={Introduction : rethinking the politics of intellectual property},
  author={Sebastian Haunss and Kenneth C Shadlen},
Information and knowledge constitute the building blocks of culture, industry, and science. We use this simple observation as the point of departure in this book, where we examine the politics of information and knowledge. How conflicts over the ownership, control and use of these building blocks are resolved has consequences that are of fundamental importance in our everyday lives and, on a more macro scale, in patterns of growth, prosperity and development in the global economy. The rules on… CONTINUE READING