India and the Patent Wars contributes to an international debate
over the costs of medicine and restrictions on access under
stringent patent laws showing how activists and drug companies in
low-income countries seize agency and exert influence over these
processes. Murphy Halliburton contributes to analyses of
globalization within the fields of anthropology, sociology, law,
and public health by drawing on interviews and ethnographic work
with pharmaceutical producers in India and the United States.