Land Rights: The 1990s Property Rights Rebellion

Overview

In the 1990s a grass-roots movement has sprung up among ordinary people to fight regulatory actions taking away their rights to land. In this collection of new essays, twelve distinguished scholars of economics, law, and public affairs address the history and causes of this movement. They document and analyze Supreme Court decisions on regulatory takings, enforcement activities of the Corps of Engineers and EPA, and case studies involving takings under the Endangered Species ...
See more details below
Paperback (New Edition)
$37.95
BN.com price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (7) from $1.99   
  • New (3) from $33.77   
  • Used (4) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

In the 1990s a grass-roots movement has sprung up among ordinary people to fight regulatory actions taking away their rights to land. In this collection of new essays, twelve distinguished scholars of economics, law, and public affairs address the history and causes of this movement. They document and analyze Supreme Court decisions on regulatory takings, enforcement activities of the Corps of Engineers and EPA, and case studies involving takings under the Endangered Species Act.

Author Biography: Bruce Yandle is alumni professor and Southern National Bank Scholar at Clemson University. He is the author of numerous books, including "The Political Limits of Environmental Regulation" and co-editor, with Roger E. Meiners, of Rowman & Littlefield's "Taking the Environment Seriously" (1993).

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Journal Of Policy Analysis & Management
Land Rights is well written, with the arguments thoughtfully presented and carefullly linked to both the academic literature and case law. Property rights advocates will thus find in this collection of papers a claim to academic legitimacy, while opponents will get a good look at what they are up against.
American Journal Of Agricultural Economics
This book is a 'must read' for all serious students . . . substantive, well documented, generally well written and even entertaining in places.
HMS Beagle Log
It is must reading in the fight over ESA.
Booknews
The essays . . . provide the reader with an excellent in-depth understanding of the property rights movement. This comprehensive and stimulating collection of essays provides a much-needed brief for those of us who cherish our constitutional guarantees.
American Journal of Agricultural Economics
This book is a 'must read' for all serious students . . . substantive, well documented, generally well written and even entertaining in places.
Walter E. Williams
It is about time someone wrote about the usurpation of our Fifth Amendment guarantees. Bruce Yandle has assembled a group of eminent scholars to do just that and suggest ways to recover our liberties.
Hms Beagle Log
It is must reading in the fight over ESA.
Louis De Alessi
A fascinating, well-researched chronicle of the courts' failure to enforce constitutional protection of private property rights.d
Jim Miller
One reason the Fifth is so important—protection of property—is addressed here solidly and methodically.
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management
Land Rights is well written, with the arguments thoughtfully presented and carefullly linked to both the academic literature and case law. Property rights advocates will thus find in this collection of papers a claim to academic legitimacy, while opponents will get a good look at what they are up against.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

Meet the Author

Bruce Yandle is alumni professor and Southern National Bank Scholar at Clemson University. He is the author of numerous books, including The Political Limits of Environmental Regulation and co-editor, with Roger E. Meiners, of Rowman & Littlefield's Taking the Environment Seriously (1993).

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 The Property Rights Movement: How It Began and Where It Is Headed 1
Ch. 2 Property Rights and the Police Powers of the State: Regulatory Takings: An Oxymoron? 31
Ch. 3 The Lucas Case and the Conflict over Property Rights 67
Ch. 4 Land-Rights Conflicts in the Regulation of Wetlands 103
Ch. 5 Property Rights Conflicts Under the Endangered Species Act: Protection of the Red-Cockaded Woodpecker 151
Ch. 6 The Property Rights Movement and State Legislation 199
Ch. 7 The Political Economy of State Takings Legislation 233
Ch. 8 Elements of Property Rights: The Common Law Alternative 269
Ch. 9 Federal Zoning: The New Era in Environmental Policy 295
Index 319
About the Political Economy Forum and the Authors 331
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)