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Law, Property and Society

Law, Property and Society

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The Law, Property and Society series examines property in terms of its ability to foster democratic forms of governance, and to advance social justice. The series explores the legal infrastructure of property in broad terms, encompassing concerns for real, personal, intangible, intellectual and cultural property, as well as looking at property related financial markets. The series is edited by Robin Paul Malloy, and book proposals are welcome from all interested authors.

  • Private Property, Community Development, and Eminent Domain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Paul Malloy

    The contributors in this volume address the fundamental relationship between the state and its citizens, and among the people themselves. Discussion centers on a recent decision by the United States Supreme Court in the case of Kelo v. City of New London. This case involved the use of eminent…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
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  • Modern Chinese Real Estate Law

    Property Development in an Evolving Legal System, 1st Edition

    By Gregory M. Stein

    With massive growth taking place in the real estate industry, how can China develop a free market and private ownership of land while still officially subscribing to Communist ideology? This study uses fieldwork interviews to establish how the Chinese real estate market operates in practice from…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
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  • Reappraisals in the Law of Property

    1st Edition

    By John V. Orth

    Some of the most basic doctrines of property law are very old, many dating to the medieval era. How can legal rules that were born so long ago remain viable today? In Reappraisals in the Law of Property, author John V. Orth considers various topics in order to discover the forces that have been…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
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  • The Idea of Home in Law

    Displacement and Dispossession, 1st Edition

    By Lorna Fox O'Mahony, James A. Sweeney

    The Idea of Home in Law: Displacement and Dispossession explores an important set of legal and policy issues surrounding the concepts of home and homelessness, taking a growing area of legal scholarship into the new arena of human rights and international law. The collection considers the ideas…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
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  • The Public Nature of Private Property

    1st Edition

    By Michael Diamond

    Edited by Robin Paul Malloy

    What, exactly, is private property? Or, to ask the question another way, what rights to intrude does the public have in what is generally accepted as private property? The answer, perhaps surprisingly to some, is that the public has not only a significant interest in regulating the use of private…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
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  • Hernando de Soto and Property in a Market Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by D. Benjamin Barros

    Hernando de Soto is one of the world's leading public intellectuals. His books The Mystery of Capital and The Other Path have had a tremendous impact on debates about international development, but his work also has been controversial. One of de Soto's core ideas is that the institution of private…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
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  • Property and Social Resilience in Times of Conflict

    Land, Custom and Law in East Timor, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Fitzpatrick, Andrew McWilliam

    Peace-building in a number of contemporary contexts involves fragile states, influential customary systems and histories of land conflict arising from mass population displacement. This book is a timely response to the increased international focus on peace-building problems arising from population…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
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  • Tribes, Land, and the Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Krakoff, Ezra Rosser

    Legal and environmental concerns related to Indian law and tribal lands remain an understudied branch of both indigenous law and environmental law. Native American tribes have a far more complex relationship with the environment than is captured by the stereotype of Indians as environmental…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
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  • Community, Home, and Identity

    1st Edition

    By Terry L. Turnipseed

    Edited by Michael Diamond

    Community, home, and identity are concepts that have concerned scholars in a variety of fields for some time. Legal scholars, sociologists, anthropologists, psychologists, and economists, among others, have studied the impacts of home and community on one's identity and how one's identity is…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
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  • Law and Recovery From Disaster: Hurricane Katrina

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Paul Malloy

    In August of 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast of the United States, directly affecting 1.5 million people. Only one year earlier, an Indian Ocean tsunami struck Indonesia, destroying or damaging more than 370,000 homes. As forces of nature, hurricanes, tsunamis, earthquakes and floods are…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
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  • Affordable Housing and Public-Private Partnerships

    1st Edition

    By Nestor M. Davidson

    Edited by Robin Paul Malloy

    With distressing statistics about rising cost burdens, increasing foreclosure rates, rising unemployment, falling wages, and widespread homelessness, building affordable housing is one of our most pressing social policy problems. Affordable Housing and Public-Private Partnerships focuses attention…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
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  • Contemporary Housing Issues in a Globalized World

    1st Edition

    By Padraic Kenna

    The globalization of housing finance led to the global financial crisis, which has created new barriers to adequate and affordable housing. It presents major challenges for current housing law and policy, as well as for the development of housing rights. This book examines and discusses key…

    Hardback – 2014-02-28
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  • Property and Sovereignty

    Legal and Cultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Charles Smith

    This book explores the relationships between property and the concept of sovereignty from a number of different perspectives. It distinguishes between the dual meaning of 'sovereignty' in property discourse - political sovereignty and owner sovereignty. The contributors discuss the nature of…

    Hardback – 2013-12-17
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  • Property Rights and Neoliberalism

    Cultural Demands and Legal Actions, 1st Edition

    By Laura J. Hatcher

    Edited by Wayne V. McIntosh

    Property rights and efforts to curb state appropriation of private properties for public purposes have always held high status on the political agenda of the US and many other nations that feature a corporate capitalist economic system. In addition to this, over the last several decades…

    Hardback – 2010-08-25
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