Skip to content

Indigenous Knowledge System and Intellectual Property Rights in the Twenty-First Century

Spend $50 to get a free movie!

ISBN-10: 2869781946

ISBN-13: 9782869781948

Edition: 2007

Authors: Isaac Mazonde

Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
Out of stock
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


This volume discusses a number of issues on the contested nature of intellectual property rights (IPR) and Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) in the context of Southern Africa. The issues addressed include the protection of folklore, IKS in a digital era, the valuation and safeguard of heritage sites, the need for appropriate IKS legislation, community based control of natural resources and the role played by traditional music in the maintenance of community. It is this extensive exploration of IKS from the vantage points of communication and culture, and explored in terms of policy, cultural survival, international as well as intra-national politics, economics, philosophy and ethics that…    
Customers also bought

Book details

Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: West African Book Publishers Ltd
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 140
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Contesting Space and Time: Intellectual Property Rights and the Indigenous Knowledge Systems Research - A Challenge
Intellectual Property Challenges in Africa: Indigenous Knowledge Systems and the Fate of Connected Worlds
Intellectual Property Law and the Protection of Indigenous Knowledge
Protecting Folklore Under Modern Intellectual Property Regimes: Limitations and Alternative Regimes for Protection
Copyright in the Digital Era and Some Implications for Indigenous Knowledge
The Gods Are Resting There: Challenges to the Protection of Heritage Sites through Legislation and Local Knowledge
Development of Indigenous Knowledge Systems Policy and Legislation in South Africa: Intellectual Property Implications for Knowledge Holders and Practitioners
Intellectual Property Rights and Natural Resources: A Case Study of Harvesters of Medicinal Plants in the North-West Province, South Africa
Protection and Promotion of Local Music: A Talent that Educates, Entertains and Binds