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  • Private Property and State Powerby James Huffman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    This book details the relationship between private property and government. As private property is important to both individual welfare and the public interest, the book provides an intellectual framework for the analysis and resolution of contemporary property rights disputes. more...

  • Constituting Modernityby Huri Islamoglu

    I.B.Tauris 2004; US$ 32.00

    Constituting Modernity' originated from a critique of a liberal understanding of property relation as one between a person and a ?thing?. States are perceived to be fundamental obstacles on the way to an individual's appropriation of the ?thing?. State intervention is often considered to be a reason for a presumed absence of private property in non-European... more...

  • The Confluence of Public and Private International Lawby Alex Mills

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 48.00

    An analysis of the relationship between private international law, examined from an international systemic perspective, and public international law. more...

  • Reinterpreting Propertyby Margaret Jane Radin

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00

    This collection of essays by one of the country's leading property theorists revitalizes the liberal personality theory of property. Departing from traditional libertarian and economic theories of property, Margaret Jane Radin argues that the law should take into account nonmonetary personal value attached to property—and that some things,... more...

  • Institutional Foundations of Impersonal Exchangeby Benito Arruñada

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 44.00

    Governments and development agencies spend considerable resources building property and company registries to protect property rights. When these efforts succeed, owners feel secure enough to invest in their property and banks are able use it as collateral for credit. Similarly, firms prosper when entrepreneurs can transform their firms into legal... more...

  • Child Custody and Visitation Disputes in Sweden and the United Statesby Diane Pranzo

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 64.99

    What are the social and cultural features that have the most impact on the interpretation of the legal standard "best interest of the child"? One method for answering this question is through a comparison of two societies both of which apply the same legal standard to the same types of contested child custody and visitation cases. This book compares... more...

  • Private International Law in Mainland China, Taiwan and Europeby Jürgen Basedow; Knut Benjamin Pißler

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 87.68

    Over the last decades, private international law has become the target of intense codification efforts. Inspired by the stimulating initiatives taken by some European countries, by the Brussels Convention and the Rome Convention, numerous countries in other regions of the world started to enact comprehensive legislation in the field. Among them are... more...

  • Property Law and Economicsby Boudewijn Bouckaert

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00

    This study covers property law and property rights, providing a full summary and comprehensive bibliography of the existing law, together with discussion from an economic perspective on the most important aspects of property law. Leading experts have brought together their knowledge and insight on a full range of issues - including comparative property... more...

  • Research Handbook on the Economics of Property Lawby Kenneth Ayotte; Henry E. Smith

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00

    Leading scholars in the field of law and economics contribute their original theoretical and empirical research to this major Handbook. Each chapter analyzes the basic architecture and important features of the institutions of property law from an economic point of view, while also providing an introduction to the issues and literature. Property rights... more...

  • Der verfassungsrechtliche Eigentumsbegriffby Annelene Henning

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 149.97

    Eine Subsumtion unter den sachlichen Schutzbereich der Eigentumsgarantie fällt schwer, weil es dem Rechtsanwender an einem einheitlichen Merkmalskomplex fehlt, anhand dessen er prüfen kann, ob ein konkreter Gegenstand oder Sachverhalt als Eigentum i.S.d. Art. 14 GG zu qualifizieren ist oder nicht. Dieses Problem sucht die Autorin zu lösen,... more...