Knowledge and/as power : a feminist critique of trade related intellectual property rights
Barwa, Sharmishta and Rai, Shirin. (2003) Knowledge and/as power : a feminist critique of trade related intellectual property rights. Gender, Technology and Development, Vol.7 (No.1). pp. 91-113. ISSN 0971-8524Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/097185240300700105
The article defines a research agenda that explores the relationship between gender, knowledge, innovation, and property rights against the backdrop of the recent processes of market liberalization and transformation of the relationship between states' and the global economy. It suggests that Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights are institutionalizing the historically exclusionary bounded definitions of what counts as knowledge, and thus denying the role of millions of women in the production of knowledge over time. It concludes that this property regime challenges women to engage in the struggle over meanings of knowledge, invention, and property.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Gender, Technology and Development|
|Publisher:||Sage Publications India Pvt. Ltd.|
|Page Range:||pp. 91-113|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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