The Fundamental Interrelationship between Government and Property / Edition 1

The Fundamental Interrelationship between Government and Property / Edition 1

by Nicholas Mercuro
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0762306009

ISBN-13: 9780762306008

Pub. Date: 12/10/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This collection of 22 commissioned essays from scholars across numerous fields responded to the question: What are the most fundamental things you can say concerning the interrelations between the institutions of government and property? Contributing authors were asked to address this question in a positive analysis and that their essay penetrate to the deepest

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This collection of 22 commissioned essays from scholars across numerous fields responded to the question: What are the most fundamental things you can say concerning the interrelations between the institutions of government and property? Contributing authors were asked to address this question in a positive analysis and that their essay penetrate to the deepest (most fundamental) levels of property-government organization. Their contributions are illuminating.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762306008
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/10/2003
Series:
Economics of Legal Relationships Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributorsix
An Introduction to Essays on the Fundamental Interrelationships Between Government and Property1
The Origins of Property and the Powers of Government25
Government's Role in Property Ownership: Hobbes Meets Gilligan37
Disaggregating the Concept of Property in Constitutional Law47
A Problem About Privacy, Property and Custody: Disputes About the Disposition of "Frozen Embryos"63
Property Appropriation and Theory of the Firm85
Government and Property, Democracy and Markets99
Private Property and the State109
Technology, Law and Politics: the Case of Product Standards119
The Interplay Between the Public and Private Administration of Property Rights: Order and Efficiency131
The Government--Property Relation: Confessions of a Classical Liberal143
Globalization, Decline of the Nation-State, and Foucault151
Credible Testaments, Property, and the Role of Government165
Government, Civil Society, and Property: Restraining the Legal-Economic Nexus177
Property: Questioning Efficiency, Liberty and Imperialism191
What Government Can Do for Property (and Vice Versa)209
Words From a Largely Forgotten Man223
Government, Property, Markets ... In That Order...Not Government Versus Markets233
Individuals, Choice and Institutions: An Austrian Economic Approach to the Fundamental Relationship Between Government and Property239
Environmental Protection: Governments and the Allocation and Use of Property249
Property Law and Efficient Resource Use259
A Retrospective Interpretive Essay on the Diverse Approaches to the Fundamental Interrelationships Between Government and Property269
Index289

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