ix, 200 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Intellectual property, theory, culture.
Formatted Contents Note
The legal framework surrounding patents for living materials / Tony Howard Life as chemistry or life as biology? : an ethic of patents on genetically modified organisms / Kathryn Garforth The right to development, African countries and the patenting of living organisms : a human rights dilemma / Adejoke Oyewunmi The genetic sequence right : a sui generis alternative to the patenting of biological materials / Luigi Palombi Forfeited consent : body parts in eminent domain / Angela A . Stanton Beyond "protection" : promoting traditional knowledge systems in Thailand / Daniel Robinson Plant genetic resources and the associated traditional knowledge : does the distinction between higher and lower life forms matter? / Chika B. Onwuekwe Analysis of farmers' willingness to pay for agrobiodiversity conservation in Nepal / Diwakar Poudel and Fred H. H. Johnsen Is more less? : an evolutionary economics, critique of the economics of plant breeds' rights / Dwijen Rangnekar.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.