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Title Access to knowledge in Egypt : new research on intellectual property, innovation and development / edited by Nagla Rizk & Lea Shaver.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2010.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Internet  WORLD WIDE WEB E-BOOK BLOOMSBURY    Downloadable
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 214 pages) : illustrations.
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Series Access to knowledge
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Access to knowledge: economic global and local perspectives / Nagla Rizk & Lea Shaver -- Egypt's role in the AwK movement: an analysis of positions and policies / Ahmed Abdel Latif -- Access to medicines in Egypt: a human rights approach to IP, trade, and health / Hossam Bahgat & Rebecca Wright -- Stories from Egypt's music industry: de facto commons as alternatives to copyright / Nagla Rizk -- The software industry in Egypt: what role for open source? / Nagla Rizk & Sherif El-Kassas -- Information and communications technology for development: building the knowledge society in Egypt / Sherif Kamel.
Summary "This volume features chapters on current issues facing intellectual property, innovation and development policy, from the Egyptian perspective. These include copyright and comparative business models in music, open source software, patent reform and access to medicines, information and communications technology for development and the role of the Egyptian government in promoting access to knowledge internationally and domestically." "Together these chapters offer an overview of the challenges and opportunities facing efforts to promote access to knowledge. Combining both theoretical and pragmatic approaches, the work will be of interest to scholars and practitioners dealing with intellectual property and innovation property the world over."--Jacket.
Note Print version record.
Local Note Bloomsbury Publishing Bloomsbury Open Access
Language English.
Subject Economic development -- Egypt.
Intellectual property -- Egypt.
Egypt -- Economic policy.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Economic Policy.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Government & Business.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Economic Development.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Business Development.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Structural Adjustment.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- General.
Economic development. (OCoLC)fst00901785
Economic policy. (OCoLC)fst00902025
Intellectual property. (OCoLC)fst00975774
Egypt. (OCoLC)fst01208755
Economic History.
Business & Economics.
Added Author Shaver, Lea Bishop.
Rizk, Nagla.
Other Form: Print version: Access to knowledge in Egypt. London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2010 9781849660082 (OCoLC)458734509
ISBN 9781849663588 (electronic book)
1849663580 (electronic book)
9781849660167 (ePub)
1849660166 (ePub)
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