Patent Politics

Author: Shobita Parthasarathy
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022643785X
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Introduction -- Defining the public interest in the US and European patent systems -- Confronting the questions of life-form patentability -- Commodification, animal dignity, and patent-system publics -- Forging new patent politics through ...

Patent Politics

Author: Shobita Parthasarathy
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022643799X
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These challenges, to domains that we usually consider technical and legal, may seem surprising. But in Patent Politics, Shobita Parthasarathy argues that patent systems have always been deeply political and social.

Translocalities Translocalidades

Author: Sonia E. Alvarez
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822376822
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Translocalities/Translocalidades is a path-breaking collection of essays on Latin American, Caribbean, and United States–based Latina feminisms and their multiple translations and cross-pollinations.

Fireworks

Author: Simon Werrett
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226893774
Size: 17.25 MB
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In so doing, the book demonstrates the critical role that pyrotechnics played in the development of physics, astronomy, chemistry and physiology, meteorology, and electrical science.

Medicine And The Saints

Author: Ellen J. Amster
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292745443
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Each chapter of the book addresses a different problem in the history of medicine: international espionage and a doctor's murder; disease and revolt in Moroccan cities; a battle for authority between doctors and Muslim midwives; and the ...

Building Genetic Medicine

Author: Shobita Parthasarathy
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262250098
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In Building Genetic Medicine, Shobita Parthasarathy shows how, even in an era of globalization, national context is playing an important role in the development and use of genetic technologies.

The Cuban Cure

Author: S. M. Reid-Henry
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226709178
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Through a novel argument about the intersection of socioeconomic systems and the nature of innovation, The Cuban Cure presents an illuminating study of politics and science in the context of globalization.

A Politics Of Patent Law

Author: Kali Murray
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415565170
Size: 49.98 MB
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This book examines how patent law can accommodate what James Boyle terms a "politics" that is a conceptual map of issues, a rough working model of costs and benefits, and a functioning coalition-politics of groups unified by common interest ...

Biotechnology And Society

Author: Hallam Stevens
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022604615X
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Taken as a whole, the book presents a clear, authoritative picture of the relationship between biotechnology and society today, and how our conceptions (and misconceptions) of it could shape future developments.

The Entrepreneurial State

Author: Mariana Mazzucato
Publisher: Anthem Press
ISBN: 1783085215
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Named one of the best books of 2013 by the 'Financial Times', 'Huffington Post' and 'Forbes', this debate-shifting book debunks the myth of the State as a static bureaucratic organization only needed to 'fix' market failures, leaving ...