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Copyrighting Creativity
Copyrighting Creativity
Edited by Helle Porsdam

Copyrighting Creativity

Creative Values, Cultural Heritage Institutions and Systems of Intellectual Property

What is the relationship between creativity, cultural heritage institutions and copyright? Who owns culture and cultural heritage? The digital age has expanded the horizon of creative possibilities for artists and cultural institutions - what is the impact on legal regimes that were constructed for an analogue world? What are the tensions ...

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The Diffusion of Law
The Diffusion of Law
Edited by Sue Farran, James Gallen, Jennifer Hendry and Christa Rautenbach

The Diffusion of Law

The Movement of Laws and Norms Around the World

This collection contributes to the wider theoretical debate concerning the movement of law and legal norms by engaging with concrete examples of legal diffusion in jurisdictions as diverse as Albania, the Czech Republic, Poland and Kuwait. The volume is international, multi-disciplinary and multi-methodological in approach and brings together ...

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Religion and Legal Pluralism
Religion and Legal Pluralism
Edited by Russell Sandberg

Religion and Legal Pluralism

Whilst a number of important theoretical works concerning legal pluralism in the context of cultural rights have been published, little has been published specifically on religion. Religion and Legal Pluralism explores the extent to which religious laws are already recognised by the state and the extent to which religious legal systems, such as Sharia law, should be accommodated.

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A Human Rights Framework for Intellectual Property, Innovation and Access to Medicines
A Human Rights Framework for Intellectual Property, Innovation and Access to Medicines
Joo-Young Lee

A Human Rights Framework for Intellectual Property, Innovation and Access to Medicines

This study primarily explores whether conflicts between patents and human rights in the context of access to medicines are inevitable, or whether patents can be made to serve human rights. The author argues that it is necessary to have a deepened understanding of each of the two sets of norms that govern this issue, that is, patent law and international human rights law. The chapters investigate the relevant dimensions of patent law and analyse particular ...

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Controversies in Equal Protection Cases in America
Controversies in Equal Protection Cases in America
Edited by Anne Richardson Oakes

Controversies in Equal Protection Cases in America

Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation

This collection engages with current issues on equal protection in the USA as seen from the perspectives of leading academics in this area. The contributors interrogate the legal, theoretical and factual assumptions which shape case law and consider the extent to which they satisfactorily address contemporary concerns with social hierarchies ...

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Consumer Debt and Social Exclusion in Europe
Consumer Debt and Social Exclusion in Europe
Edited by Hans-W. Micklitz and Irina Domurath

Consumer Debt and Social Exclusion in Europe

This study fills a vital gap in the current literature on the effects of the financial and economic crisis, and features detailed reports from six European countries which form the empirical background for five analyses of different aspects of the social inclusion-exclusion dichotomy through over-indebtedness in Europe since 2008. The account shows how the current design of the consumer credit and mortgage system in Europe has helped to produce individual ...

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Self-determination in Health Care
Self-determination in Health Care
Leroy C. Edozien

Self-determination in Health Care

A Property Approach to the Protection of Patients' Rights

This book proposes an alternative to the consent model which is currently at the heart of patient self-determination and which is shown here to have fundamental flaws that constrain its effectiveness. The proposed model is a property model in which the patient’s bodily integrity is protected from unauthorised invasion, and their legitimate ...

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Towards a Refugee Oriented Right of Asylum
Towards a Refugee Oriented Right of Asylum
Laura Westra, Satvinder Juss and Tullio Scovazzi

Towards a Refugee Oriented Right of Asylum

This volume explores the factors that give rise to the number of people seeking asylum and examines the barriers they continue to face. The authors explore the causality that generates displacement, discuss how migrants are received and the problems they face on arrival, and conclude by confronting the fate and status of asylum seekers after arrival. The authors propose ways of approaching the situation beyond the present language and the limited ...

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