Property Rights

Property Rights

by Polly J. Price
     
 

A survey of the evolution of property rights in the United States—from constitutional protections and due process to private property rights and government-takings doctrines.

• Alphabetical list of key people, cases, events, judicial decisions, statutes, and terms that are central to an understanding of property rights in the United States

Overview

A survey of the evolution of property rights in the United States—from constitutional protections and due process to private property rights and government-takings doctrines.

• Alphabetical list of key people, cases, events, judicial decisions, statutes, and terms that are central to an understanding of property rights in the United States

• Reprints of key materials including constitutional provisions, excerpts from court rulings, and statutes

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This is a great and easy-to-read overview of what property is; it will be a suitable addition to collections on land use, law, and property rights. Highly recommended. All levels." - Choice

"This book provides a history of major debates concerning the constitutional status of property rights through the decisions of the United States Supreme Court. Providing a chronological sequence of topics and events, Price explains concepts and cases clearly and succinctly within the context of a historical essay . . . Aimed for a general audience, the book is suitable for high school, junior college, and freshman and sophomore college students in addition to the general public." - American Reference Books Annual

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576077689
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/23/2003
Series:
America's Freedoms Series
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author

Polly J. Price is professor of law at Emory University, Atlanta, GA.

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