Property Rights and Neoliberalism: Cultural Demands and Legal Actions

Property Rights and Neoliberalism: Cultural Demands and Legal Actions


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780754678922
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/28/2010
Series: Law, Property and Society Series
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 20.00(d)

About the Author

Wayne McIntosh is an Associate Professor and Associate Department Chair in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park. Laura Hatcher is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction, Wayne V. McIntosh and Laura J. Hatcher; Part I Legal Mobilizations, Social Change, and Property Rights: Courts matter: the Supreme Court, social change, and the mobilization of property rights interests, David Schultz; Legal mobilization and US Supreme Court decision making in property and civil rights cases, 1978-2003, Rebecca U. Thorpe, Michael C. Evans, Stephen A. Simon and Wayne V. McIntosh; Kelo v New London, the Institute for Justice and the idea of economic development takings, William R. Wilkerson; The rights behind eminent domain fights; a little property and a lot of home, Debbie Becher. Part II Neoliberalism Abroad and Propertization: Breaking the sound barrier: the propertization of spectrum resources and implications for non-profit community radio in Guatemala, Victoria L. Henderson; Transnational perspective on human genetics and property rights mobilizations of indigenous peoples, Andrea Boggio; Juridical takings in NAFTA: disputing investors in the world of 'free trade', Gabrielle E. Clark and Christine B. Harrington. Part III Bureaucratic Legality, Conflict, and the Meaning of Property: The limits of Kelo; bureaucratic legality and adversarial conflict in land use regulation, Richard A. Brisbin Jr, Susan Hunter and Kevin M. Leyden; The regulatory response to the legal mobilization of property rights: an institutional analysis of regulatory decision-making, Darren Botello-Samson; From 'wasteland' to 'wetland': Palazzolo, neoliberalism, and changing practices of coastal regulation, Laura J. Hatcher; Bibliography; Index.

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