This book documents the intellectual property experiences of writing studies scholars and challenges naturalized ways of responding to intellectual property concerns.
Analyzing results of a nationwide survey and semi-structured interviews to examine ways their decisions about intellectual property (IP) during academic knowledge-making are mediated by histories of enculturation, ethical lenses, and IP sponsors, the book:
The book is an essential read for academics working in areas of writing studies and humanities as well as those interested in intellectual property. This text could also be used in graduate student training in writing studies and related disciplines.
Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Histories of Intellectual Property in Academia Chapter Three: Ethical Lenses Academics Bring to Intellectual Property Decisions Chapter Four: Sponsors that Mediate Academic Intellectual Property Decisions Chapter Five: Effects of Intellectual Property on the Academic Knowledge-Making Cycle Chapter Six: Conclusion
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