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The University as Constructed Cultural Commons
Washington University Journal of Law and Policy (2009)
  • Michael J. Madison
This paper examines commons as socially constructed environments built via and alongside intellectual property rights systems. We sketch a theoretical framework for examining cultural commons across a broad variety of institutional and disciplinary contexts, and we apply that framework to the university and associated practices and institutions.
  • commons,
  • common pools,
  • governance,
  • public goods,
  • information,
  • knowledge,
  • intellectual property,
  • patent pools,
  • university
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Michael J. Madison. "The University as Constructed Cultural Commons" Washington University Journal of Law and Policy Vol. 30 (2009) p. 365 - 403
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