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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 2010; US$ 124.95
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 134.95
Leading experts discuss the public nature of private property, and the many traditional categories of property that raise questions about the public and private nature of the interests and rights in them. In a time when the once-clear line between public and private property has become increasingly blurred, these essays shed much-needed light on what... more...
- Transworld 2012; US$ 14.06
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
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...
- NYU Press 2010; US$ 45.00
One of the quintessential goals of the American Dream is to own land and a home, a place to raise ones family and prove ones prosperity. Particularly for immigrant families, home ownership is a way to assimilate into American culture and community. However, Latinos, who make up the countrys largest minority population, have largely... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 54.99
Richard A. Debs follows the modern development of law in Egypt, a predominantly Islamic society in which the West has defined the terms of progress in the modern era. Debs focuses specifically on Egypt and its modern legal institutions, which draw upon society's own vigorous legal traditions as it forms its modern law. Yet Debs also touches on issues... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95
This text focuses on the introduction of economic principles to provide an understanding of the commercial and residential property sectors and the markets for development, construction and occupation of property. Economics and Property supports students following property economics courses leading to a career in the property profession. Experience... more...