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Published: 24 March 2016

280 Pages


ISBN: 9780199459766

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The Cunning of Rights

Law, Life, Biocultures

Rajshree Chandra

  • Discusses biocultural entitlements and property that get framed at the nexus of biotechnology, intellectual property law and assertions of culture and indigeneity
  • An important intervention in the field of political theory; bringing legal theory and jurisprudence into the field of political theory
  • Highlights new ways in which intellectual property law is reconstituting two of its essential conceptual fields - property and rights
  • initiates the debate on politics of biogenetic resources
  • Written in a language that is accessible

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