Intellectual property rights: Governing cultural and educational futures

Kapitzke, Cushla (2006) Intellectual property rights: Governing cultural and educational futures. Policy Futures in Education, 4(4), pp. 431-445.

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This article uses Foucauldian theories of governmentality to examine ways in which intellectual property rights regimes are embedded within broad spectrums of global and globalising discourses and yet are enacted through changing subjectivities at the local level. Using the 2004 Australia–United States Free Trade Agreement as a case in point, it shows how culture, education, free trade, foreign policy, and national security intersect and have the potential to limit access to cultural knowledge and textual resources for young people and educators.

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ID Code: 5855
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Intellectual property rights, copyrights, Australia/US Free Trade Agreement, AUSFTA, Creative Commons
DOI: 10.2304/pfie.2006.4.4.431
ISSN: 1478-2103
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800) > Sociology of Education (160809)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Symposium Journals
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 20 Aug 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:19

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