This comprehensive, three-volume set reprints the most important published articles in an area that is attracting increasing controversy - the political economy of intellectual property rights. Christopher May - a leading authority in the field - has selected material that provides important insights on the global governance of intellectual property. This will be essential reading for anyone wishing to come to grips with the major policy issues emerging in the new millennium. Professor May has also provided an introduction that will serve as an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the main issues under discussion. This three-volume set will be an invaluable reference source for scholars and practitioners seeking an in-depth understanding of the main issues in this important field.