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10. Organ donation and the ownership of body parts

10. Organ donation and the ownership of body parts  

Charles Foster

in Medical Law: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778322
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10.1093/actrade/9780199660445.003.0010
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9780199660445
‘Organ donation and the ownership of body parts’ shows that in many countries, body parts and the products of bodies are regarded as property if that gives the ‘right answer’. The trading ... More
3. London’s wobbly bridge: learning from failure

3. London’s wobbly bridge: learning from failure  

Mark Dodgson and David Gann

in Innovation: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Aug 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191863691
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10.1093/actrade/9780198825043.003.0003
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9780198825043
‘London’s wobbly bridge: learning from failure’ considers the ways in which much progress in science, engineering, and innovation is built upon failure. It is because of risks and ... More
5. Thomas Edison’s organizational genius

5. Thomas Edison’s organizational genius  

Mark Dodgson and David Gann

in Innovation: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Aug 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191863691
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10.1093/actrade/9780198825043.003.0005
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9780198825043
‘Thomas Edison’s organizational genius’ uses examples of Thomas Edison’s work to show how he pioneered a highly structured way of organizing innovation. He developed the phonograph, ... More
1. Josiah Wedgwood: the world’s greatest innovator

1. Josiah Wedgwood: the world’s greatest innovator  

Mark Dodgson and David Gann

in Innovation: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Aug 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191863691
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10.1093/actrade/9780198825043.003.0001
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9780198825043
‘Josiah Wedgwood: the world’s greatest innovator’ looks at the important contribution made by a Staffordshire potter to an improved quality of life and work in the society in which he ... More
Intellectual Property: A Very Short Introduction

Intellectual Property: A Very Short Introduction  

Siva Vaidhyanathan

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2017
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Mar 2017
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9780190231385
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195372779.001.0001
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9780195372779
Intellectual property is the most pervasive yet least understood way we regulate expression. Despite its importance to so many aspects of the global economy and daily life, intellectual ... More
1. How to read Starbucks, or why intellectual property matters more than you think

1. How to read Starbucks, or why intellectual property matters more than you think  

Siva Vaidhyanathan

in Intellectual Property: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2017
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Mar 2017
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9780190231385
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10.1093/actrade/9780195372779.003.0001
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9780195372779
Intellectual property is a core function of the cultural elements from which we build meaning and of the commercial ecosystem that fuels so much human activity. Global companies, such as ... More
8. The future of development

8. The future of development  

Ian Goldin

in Development: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
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9780191799983
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10.1093/actrade/9780198736257.003.0008
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9780198736257
‘The future of development’ considers some of the key challenges facing all countries: the sequencing of different policy reforms and investment efforts; the role of private investment and ... More
Innovation: A Very Short Introduction

Innovation: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Mark Dodgson and David Gann

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Aug 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191863691
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198825043.001.0001
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book
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9780198825043
What is innovation? How is innovation used in business? How can we use it to succeed? Innovation: A Very Short Introduction looks at what innovation is and why it affects us so profoundly. ... More
Conclusion: The politics of resistance

Conclusion: The politics of resistance  

Siva Vaidhyanathan

in Intellectual Property: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2017
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Mar 2017
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9780190231385
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195372779.003.0006
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9780195372779
Intellectual property exists as it does because powerful interests want it to exist. Our global intellectual property systems reflect three centuries of changes in industries, politics, ... More
2. America’s venture into the unknown

2. America’s venture into the unknown  

Andrew Davies

in Projects: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2017
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Oct 2017
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9780191793691
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10.1093/actrade/9780198727668.003.0002
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9780198727668
‘America’s venture into the unknown’ shows how large-scale engineering endeavours were delivered, often very successfully, long before the formal tools, language, and discipline of project ... More
7. Treatment and prevention dilemmas

7. Treatment and prevention dilemmas  

Alan Whiteside

in HIV & AIDS: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Nov 2016
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Nov 2016
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9780191793639
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198727491.003.0007
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9780198727491
AIDS is still a major threat. ‘Treatment and prevention dilemmas’ shows that prevention and public health programmes are the most cost-effective way to health. HIV infection is preventable ... More
6. The Doha Development Agenda

6. The Doha Development Agenda  

Amrita Narlikar

in The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776168
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806086.003.0006
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9780192806086
‘The Doha Development Agenda’ reviews the launch and progress of this attempt to correct inequalities for developing nations in the World Trade Organization. The DDA was borne out of the ... More
7. The burden of governance

7. The burden of governance  

Amrita Narlikar

in The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776168
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10.1093/actrade/9780192806086.003.0007
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9780192806086
‘The burden of governance’ reflects on the nature of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The WTO has lurched from one crisis to another, and reform is needed for it to remain legitimate. A ... More
7. Present and future in the light of history

7. Present and future in the light of history  

Virginia Berridge

in Public Health: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2016
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Jul 2016
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9780191785481
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10.1093/actrade/9780199688463.003.0007
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9780199688463
‘Present and future in the light of history’ outlines some possibilities for future public health and discusses some emergent as well as long-standing issues. A 2015 enquiry showed that ... More
8. Funding the epidemic

8. Funding the epidemic  

Alan Whiteside

in HIV & AIDS: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Nov 2016
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Nov 2016
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9780191793639
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198727491.003.0008
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9780198727491
The response to HIV and AIDS has to be funded, whether the emphasis is on prevention, treatment, or both. AIDS is unique in part because of its complex financing. It requires long-term ... More
The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction

The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction  

Amrita Narlikar

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776168
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806086.001.0001
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book
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9780192806086
The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction explanation of what the WTO is, what it does, and how it goes about executing its tasks. The World Trade Organization ... More
1. Who needs an international trade organization?

1. Who needs an international trade organization?  

Amrita Narlikar

in The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776168
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806086.003.0001
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9780192806086
‘Who needs an international trade organization?’ explores why international trade organizations came into being. Economic theory suggests that trade liberalization is mutually beneficial, ... More
4. The expanding mandate

4. The expanding mandate  

Amrita Narlikar

in The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776168
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806086.003.0004
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9780192806086
‘The expanding mandate’ examines how the World Trade Organization (WTO) has gone beyond the scope of the system it replaced. The GATT 1994 agreement built on the existing GATT 1947 ... More

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