International political economy series (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
"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.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-176) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
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.
K3260.3 .M89 2011
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.