Intellectual property rights and the political economy of culture

Rønning, Helge, Thomas, Pradip, Tomaselli, Keyan G. and Teer-Tomaselli, Ruth (2006) Intellectual property rights and the political economy of culture. Critical Arts: A Journal of South-North Cultural Studies, 20 1: 1-19. doi:10.1080/02560040608557773

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Author Rønning, Helge
Thomas, Pradip
Tomaselli, Keyan G.
Teer-Tomaselli, Ruth
Title Intellectual property rights and the political economy of culture
Journal name Critical Arts: A Journal of South-North Cultural Studies   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0256-0046
Publication date 2006-07
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1080/02560040608557773
Volume 20
Issue 1
Start page 1
End page 19
Total pages 19
Editor Keyan G. Tomaselli
Place of publication Durban, South Africa
Publisher Routledge
Collection year 2008
Language eng
Subject C1
400104 Communication and Media Studies
390114 Intellectual Property
751004 The media
750800 Heritage
Abstract The domain of intellectual property rights, along with the regulations that govern them, has a steadily, almost visibly incremental bearing these days upon the ordinary lives of people across the globe, in the rich world and the poor and in the North and the South. Its influence has escalated to the point where for some it may mean the difference between life and death; on it are now founded industries in the first rank of corporate power and thrust. As a modus for wealth creation it is being transferred onto other previously unthought-of sectors outside the familiar orbit of the market: indigenous cultural forms, music, fabric and other designs, symbols, artefacts, knowledge of natural resources, dance steps, motifs, advertising catch phrases, logos and brand names …
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes This article introduces the framework and then poses questions for discussion in the ensuing papers.

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