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 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 writing studies and the humanities as well as those interested in IP. This text could also be used in graduate student training in writing studies and related disciplines.
1. An Introduction to Academic IP Stories
2. Histories of IP in Academia
3. Ethical Lenses Academics Bring to IP Stories
4. IP Gatekeepers
5. Effects of IP on the Full Knowledge-Making Cycle
6. A Concluding Call to Action
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