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- Encounter Books 2007; US$ 17.95
No domestic policy issue more angers or galvanizes the public than the controversy over eminent domain-the taking of private property for public use. The stakes in this always controversial procedure have been dramatically raised in recent years as eminent domain has been used to fund private development. As the notorious Kelo case in New London,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
This book offers a broad examination of the forces that have made and continue to remake the law of property. Three themes in particular the inertial force of tradition, the reforming power of judicial and legislative activism, and the challenge of academic criticism form the foundation of this challenging work, which demonstrates both... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 49.00
Evicted! is a practical and critical look at the vulnerability of Americans' property rights to eminent domain abuse since the Supreme Court's 2005 Kelo decision. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 145.00
Professional surveyors and many civil engineers must understand the laws of boundaries and the evidence necessary for efficient and accurate boundary determination. This new edition of the preeminent text/reference on the subject is brought completely up to date, with new material on the use of technology in surveying and its legal ramifications, the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95
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 property but also in defining it, and establishing... more...
- Transworld 2012; US$ 15.98
What do City speculators, Gulf oil sheikhs, Chinese entrepreneurs, big-name financiers like George Soros and industry titans like Richard Branson buy when they go shopping? Land. Parcels the size of Wales are being snapped up across the plains of Africa, the paddy fields of Southeast Asia, the jungles of the Amazon and the prairies of Eastern Europe.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book constitutes volume one of a two volume examination of development community land issues in Southern Africa. In this volume, Ben Chigara undertakes a holistic inter-disciplinary evaluation of the legitimacy of colonial and emergent post-colonial rule property rights in affected States of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2010; US$ 37.00
The effects of the evolution of native title on Australian jurisprudence are carefully examined in this updated chronicle that covers everything from the original decision Mabo v Queensland [No.2] to the significant High Court cases in 2002 and the recent Bennell decision in 2008. This remarkably accessible exploration provides critical analysis... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 38.16
Kevin Poppen behandelt ein Gebiet des Vertragsrechts, das von der Rechtsvergleichung bislang wenig behandelt wurde: das Recht der Mobiliarmiete. Während das deutsche Recht ein einheitliches Mietrecht kennt, das allgemein auf die Überlassung von körperlichen Gegenständen angewendet wird, gibt es im englischen Mietrecht keine einheitliche Behandlung... more...