Access to Knowledge in Africa

Access to Knowledge in Africa

Author: Chris Armstrong

Publisher: IDRC

ISBN: 9781919895451

Category: Law

Page: 366

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Based on the work of the African Copyright and Access to Knowledge (ACA2K) research network, this book describes the legal and practical issues posed by copyright for access to learning materials in eight countries in Africa—Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa and Uganda. It identifies the policies and practices that would broaden this access.
Access to Knowledge in Africa
Language: en
Pages: 366
Authors: Chris Armstrong
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: IDRC

Based on the work of the African Copyright and Access to Knowledge (ACA2K) research network, this book describes the legal and practical issues posed by copyright for access to learning materials in eight countries in Africa—Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa and Uganda. It identifies the policies and
Access to Knowledge
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Jeremy Malcolm
Categories: Information society
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Consumers International

"Access to Knowledge (A2K) is the umbrella term for a movement that aims to create more equitable public access to the products of human culture and learning. The ultimate objective of the movement is to create a world in which educational and cultural works are accessible to all, and in
International Copyright and Access to Knowledge
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Sara Bannerman
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-19 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The principle of Access to Knowledge (A2K) has become a common reference point for a diverse set of agendas that all hope to realize technological and human potential by making knowledge more accessible. This book is a history of international copyright focused on principles of A2K and their proponents. Whilst
Access to Knowledge in Brazil
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Lea Shaver
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-16 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

"Brazil is one of the world's most productive crucibles for new ideas and practices in innovation and collaboration. This meticulously researched book provides a sweeping tour of the issues arising form that leadership." Jonathan Zittrain - Professor, Harvard Law School "As policy makers around the world grapple with how to
Access to Knowledge in Egypt
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Lea Shaver, Nagla Rizk
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-14 - Publisher: A&C Black

This book is available as open access through the Bloomsbury Open Access programme and is available on www.bloomsburycollections.com. "This book is an important contribution to recovering a nuanced, contextually aware view of access to knowledge and global knowledge governance" Yochaie Benkler, Harvard Law School "This is a 'must read' for