9780226013541

Commodity & Propriety: Competing Visions of Property in American Legal Thought 1776-1979

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Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Publication Date: 1999
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Encompassing two hundred years of legal writing, Alexander's study shows how intellectuals have constructed the core meaning of property as not only a legal but also a social, political, and economic concept of institution. By tracing a long-range, contextual view of property, Alexander offers an entirely original and compelling picture of its history as a legal principle. This first full-length history of property radically revises our view of a concept that remains central to American culture and legal thought.


 

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Book Description: The University of Chicago Press, United States, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New edition. 227 x 153 mm. Brand New Book. Most people understand property as something that is owned, a means of creating individual wealth. However, in this text a history of the meaning of property, Gregory Alexander uncovers in American legal writing a competing vision of property that has existed alongside the traditional conception. Property, Alexander argues, has also been understood as proprietary , a mechanism for creating and maintaining a properly-ordered society. This view of property has even operated in periods such as the second half of the 19th century, when market forces seemed to dominate social and legal relationships. In demonstrating how the understanding of property as a private basis for the public good has competed with the better-known market-oriented conception, the author of this book rewrites the history of property, with significant implications for current political debates and recent Supreme Court decisions. Bookseller Inventory # AAH9780226013541

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Book Description: University of Chicago Press. Book Condition: New. pp. 496 , Index Most people understand property as something that is owned, a means of creating individual wealth. But in Commodity and Propriety, the first full-length history of the meaning of property, Gregory Alexander uncovers in American legal writing a competing vision of property that has existed alongside the traditional conception. Property, Alexander argues, has also been understood as proprietary, a mechanism for creating and maintaining a properly ordered society. This view of property has even operated in periods—such as the second half of the nineteenth century—wh. Bookseller Inventory # 063840066

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Book Description: The University of Chicago Press, United States, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New edition. 227 x 153 mm. Brand New Book. Most people understand property as something that is owned, a means of creating individual wealth. However, in this text a history of the meaning of property, Gregory Alexander uncovers in American legal writing a competing vision of property that has existed alongside the traditional conception. Property, Alexander argues, has also been understood as proprietary , a mechanism for creating and maintaining a properly-ordered society. This view of property has even operated in periods such as the second half of the 19th century, when market forces seemed to dominate social and legal relationships. In demonstrating how the understanding of property as a private basis for the public good has competed with the better-known market-oriented conception, the author of this book rewrites the history of property, with significant implications for current political debates and recent Supreme Court decisions. Bookseller Inventory # AAH9780226013541

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