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.

The Lofts Of Soho

Author: Aaron Shkuda
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022633421X
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In The Lofts of SoHo, Aaron Shkuda studies the transition of the district from industrial space to artists’ enclave to affluent residential area, focusing on the legacy of urban renewal in and around SoHo and the growth of artist-led ...

What S Wrong With Copying

Author: Abraham Drassinower
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674286588
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Abraham Drassinower presents a new way to balance the needs of creators and users of authored works.

Islam And Public Controversy In Europe

Author: Professor Nilüfer Göle
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472413156
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With case studies drawn from France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK, this book examines a range of public issues, including mosque construction, ritual slaughter, Sharia councils and burqa bans, addressing the question of ‘Islamic ...

Pharmocracy

Author: Kaushik Sunder Rajan
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822373289
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Continuing his pioneering theoretical explorations into the relationships among biosciences, the market, and political economy, Kaushik Sunder Rajan introduces the concept of pharmocracy to explain the structure and operation of the global ...

Food And Health In Early Modern Europe

Author: David Gentilcore
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472528425
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The book also includes 30 illustrations, maps and extensive chapter bibliographies with web links included to further aid study.

Who Votes Now

Author: Jan E. Leighley
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400848628
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Who Votes Now? compares the demographic characteristics and political views of voters and nonvoters in American presidential elections since 1972 and examines how electoral reforms and the choices offered by candidates influence voter ...

Designing Prostitution Policy

Author: Hendrik Wagenaar
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 1447324242
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The book offers a detailed analysis of the design and implementation of prostitution policy at the local level.

Banking On Words

Author: Arjun Appadurai
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022631877X
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Attempts to rectify the social pathologies of contemporary finance must address that failure of language. "Banking on Words "focuses on derivatives as the distinctive innovation of our financial era.