Private Property, Community Development, and Eminent Domain

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Robin Paul Malloy
Ashgate, 2008 - Law - 220 pages
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The tension between private property rights, human rights, and community is at an all time high in many parts of the world. Social and political changes along with the pressures of globalization call for a new look at the role of private property and its place within the framework of democratic societies. This book addresses the current status of eminent domain and takings law. The focus is the relationship between private property, individual rights and community. The work covers a variety of points of view with respect to the legal, economic, and socio-legal aspects of property and of takings law, with reference to issues of governance, citizenship, community building, and economic development. Reference is made to the Kelo v New London case and several contributions provide a comparative view of similar issues and disputes in the European context.

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Contents

Public Use in the Public Eye
15
Kelo the Castle and Natural Property Rights
35
The Berman and MdfoConference Notes
57
Copyright

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Robin Paul Malloy is the E. I. White Chair and Distinguished Professor of Law, and Kauffman Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Syracuse University. He is a recognized expert on property development law, land use law, and real estate transactions. He has authored eight books, including two earlier books with Cambridge University Press and a leading casebook on real estate transactions; edited eight additional books; and authored numerous articles and book chapters. He is an editor of three different book series including the Cambridge Disability Law and Policy series (with Peter Blanck).

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