Item description for Global Knowledge Cultures by C Kapitzke...
Knowledge is about cultural power. Considering that it is both resource and product within the brave new world of fast capitalism, this collection argues for knowledge cultures that are mutually engaged and hence more culturally inclusive and socially productive. Globalized intellectual property regimes, the privatization of information, and their counterpoint, the information and creative commons movements, constitute productive sites for the exploration of epistemologies that talk with each other rather than at and past each other. Global Knowledge Cultures provides a collection of accessible essays by some of the world's leading legal scholars, new media analysts, techno activists, library professionals, educators and philosophers. Issues canvassed by the authors include the ownership of knowledge, open content licensing, knowledge policy, the common-wealth of learning, transnational cultural governance, and information futures. Together, they call for sustained intercultural dialogue for more ethical knowledge cultures within contexts of fast knowledge capitalism.
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Studio: Sense Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Oct 8, 2007
Publisher Sense Publishers
ISBN 9087902182 ISBN13 9789087902186
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