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Takings

Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain

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$48.50 • £38.95 • €43.50

ISBN 9780674867291

Publication Date: 01/01/1985

Short

376 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • I. Philosophical Preliminaries
    • 1. A Tale of Two Pies
    • 2. Hobbesian Man, Lockean World
    • 3. The Integrity of Constitutional Text
  • II. Takings Prima Facie
    • 4. Takings and Torts
    • 5. Partial Takings: The Unity of Ownership
    • 6. Possession and Use
    • 7. Rights of Disposition and Contract
    • 8. Taking from Many: Liability Rules, Regulations, and Taxes
  • III. Justifications for Takings
    • 9. The Police Power: Ends
    • 10. The Police Power: Means
    • 11. Consent and Assumption of Risk
  • IV. Public Use and Just Compensation
    • 12. Public Use
    • 13. Explicit Compensation
    • 14. Implicit In-Kind Compensation
    • 15. Property and the Common Pool
    • 16. Regulation
    • 17. Taxation
    • 18. Transfer Payments and Welfare Rights
  • V. Conclusion: Philosophical Implications
  • Index of Cases
  • General Index

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