Patent Politics

Author: Shobita Parthasarathy
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022643799X
Size: 44.87 MB
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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.

What S Wrong With Copying

Author: Abraham Drassinower
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674286588
Size: 78.67 MB
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Abraham Drassinower presents a new way to balance the needs of creators and users of authored works.

Fireworks

Author: Simon Werrett
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226893774
Size: 11.25 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.

The Cuban Cure

Author: S. M. Reid-Henry
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226709178
Size: 22.59 MB
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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.

Glass

Author: Alan Macfarlane
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226500287
Size: 43.43 MB
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The role of glass in shaping the world's history, art, and scientific achievement is made plain in this fascinating study of a ubiquitous yet absolutely essential manmade substance. (History)

The Entrepreneurial State

Author: Mariana Mazzucato
Publisher: Anthem Press
ISBN: 1783085215
Size: 46.61 MB
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Named one of the '2013 Books of the Yea' by the 'Financial Times' and recommended by 'Forbes' in its 2013 'creative leaders' list, this book is a must-read for those interested in a refreshing and long-awaited take on the public vs. private ...

Biotechnology And Society

Author: Hallam Stevens
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022604615X
Size: 67.21 MB
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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.

From Poverty To Power

Author: Duncan Green
Publisher: Oxfam
ISBN: 0855985933
Size: 16.24 MB
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Offers a look at the causes and effects of poverty and inequality, as well as the possible solutions.

Local Journalism

Author: Rasmus Kleis Nielsen
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 1784533211
Size: 19.78 MB
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This book provides an international overview of the challenges facing changing forms of local journalism today.