Access to Knowledge in Egypt: New Research in Intellectual by Lea Shaver, Nagla Rizk

By Lea Shaver, Nagla Rizk

This quantity positive factors 5 chapters on present matters dealing with highbrow estate, innovation and improvement coverage from the Egyptian point of view. those contain: info and communications expertise for improvement, copyright and comparative enterprise versions in track, loose and open resource software program, patent reform and entry to drugs, and the position of the Egyptian executive in selling entry to wisdom across the world and locally. deals an outline of the demanding situations and possibilities in selling entry to wisdom and combines either theoretical and pragmatic techniques in facing highbrow estate and innovation estate across the world. Nagla E. Rizk is affiliate Professor and Chair of the Economics division on the American college in Cairo. Lea Shaver is an affiliate examine pupil and Lecturer in legislation at Yale legislation institution. Her learn pursuits contain highbrow estate, human rights, and web law.  This quantity positive factors 5 chapters on present concerns dealing with highbrow estate, innovation and improvement coverage from the Egyptian viewpoint. those contain: details and communications know-how for improvement, copyright and comparative company types in song, unfastened and open resource software program, patent reform and entry to medicinal drugs, and the position of the Egyptian executive in selling entry to wisdom the world over and regionally. bargains an summary of the demanding situations and possibilities in selling entry to wisdom and combines either theoretical and pragmatic ways in facing highbrow estate and innovation estate across the world. "This is a 'must learn' for students and practioners drawn to monetary improvement, cultural creation and entry to knowledge"—Susan promote, George Washington collage "This e-book is a crucial contribution to convalescing a nuanced, contextually acutely aware view of entry to wisdom and worldwide wisdom governance"—Yochaie Benkler, Harvard legislations School"This is a 'must learn' for students and practioners attracted to monetary improvement, cultural creation and entry to knowledge"—Susan promote, George Washington University  

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