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Intellectual property or intellectual (im)property? Toward a transcultural epistemology and ethics

Kapitzke, Cushla (2007) Intellectual property or intellectual (im)property? Toward a transcultural epistemology and ethics. In Kapitzke, Cushla & Peters, Michael A. (Eds.) Global knowledge cultures. Sense Publishers, Amsterdam, pp. 1-19.

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Abstract

This paper uses the term 'intellectual (im)property' as a rhetorical device to conceptualize and linguistically trouble the discursive and legal entity, 'intellectual property.' It begins by examining the contextual background for recent changes in the legal, political and economic arenas of 'intellectual property' and copyright regimes. Dominant metaphors framing popular and scholarly discussion of these increasingly controversial entities are explored, and a three-pronged programmatic framework for reconstituting the field as it currently stands is presented.

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ID Code: 6800
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author. Author contact details : c.kapitzke@qut.edu.au
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Keywords: Global knowledges, transcultural epistemology, knowledge politics, knowledge ethics, copyright, literacy, TRIPS, WTO, intellectual property, critical sociology of intellectual property studies, critical copyright studies, critical pedagogy of copyright literacy
ISBN: 9789087902186
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Intellectual Property Law (180115)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Sense Publishers
Deposited On: 28 Mar 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:34

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