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The Fundamental Interrelationships between Government and Property : Economics of Legal Relationships - Nicholas Mercuro

The Fundamental Interrelationships between Government and Property

Economics of Legal Relationships

By: Nicholas Mercuro (Editor), Warren J. Samuels (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 17th July 2003
ISBN: 9780762306008
Number Of Pages: 304

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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.

List of Contributorsp. ix
An Introduction to Essays on the Fundamental Interrelationships Between Government and Propertyp. 1
The Origins of Property and the Powers of Governmentp. 25
Government's Role in Property Ownership: Hobbes Meets Gilliganp. 37
Disaggregating the Concept of Property in Constitutional Lawp. 47
A Problem About Privacy, Property and Custody: Disputes About the Disposition of "Frozen Embryos"p. 63
Property Appropriation and Theory of the Firmp. 85
Government and Property, Democracy and Marketsp. 99
Private Property and the Statep. 109
Technology, Law and Politics: the Case of Product Standardsp. 119
The Interplay Between the Public and Private Administration of Property Rights: Order and Efficiencyp. 131
The Government--Property Relation: Confessions of a Classical Liberalp. 143
Globalization, Decline of the Nation-State, and Foucaultp. 151
Credible Testaments, Property, and the Role of Governmentp. 165
Government, Civil Society, and Property: Restraining the Legal-Economic Nexusp. 177
Property: Questioning Efficiency, Liberty and Imperialismp. 191
What Government Can Do for Property (and Vice Versa)p. 209
Words From a Largely Forgotten Manp. 223
Government, Property, Markets ... In That Order...Not Government Versus Marketsp. 233
Individuals, Choice and Institutions: An Austrian Economic Approach to the Fundamental Relationship Between Government and Propertyp. 239
Environmental Protection: Governments and the Allocation and Use of Propertyp. 249
Property Law and Efficient Resource Usep. 259
A Retrospective Interpretive Essay on the Diverse Approaches to the Fundamental Interrelationships Between Government and Propertyp. 269
Indexp. 289
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ISBN: 9780762306008
ISBN-10: 0762306009
Series: Economics of Legal Relationships
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 17th July 2003
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.61
Edition Number: 1