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Author Muzaka, Valbona
Title The politics of intellectual property rights and access to medicines / Valbona Muzaka
Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  RA418 .M89 2011    AVAILABLE    30660020087289
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  362.1 M987 2011    DUE 07-06-22  -  30500101502022
Descript ix, 181 p. ; 23 cm
Series International political economy series
International political economy series (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-176) and index
"This book shows why contests over intellectual property rights and access to affordable medicines emerged in the 1990s and how they have been resolved so far. It argues that the current arrangement mainly ensures wealth for some rather than health for all, and points to broader concerns related to governing intellectual property solely as capital"--Provided by publisher
The politics of intellectual property rights and access to medicines: some empirical and theoretical issues -- Intellectual property rights and pharmaceuticals -- Linking IPRs to trade: the making of TRIPs -- Contestations post-TRIPs and the emergence of the IP-access to medicines debate -- TRIPs revisited -- Shifting IP issues between regimes and Fora: contestations continued -- Conclusions
Subject Right to health
Human rights -- Health aspects
Social medicine
Medical policy
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