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Reason or Mumbo Jumbo: The Common Law’s Approach to Property: MACCABAEAN LECTURE IN JURISPRUDENCE

J. W. HARRIS

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262795
eISBN:
9780191753954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262795.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The reasoning in common law cases and in the commentaries built upon them appears nowhere more arcane than when it is dealing with property. It is supposed to be concerned with who owns what, or has ... More


Reinventing the corporation: Sir John Cass’s Foundation Lecture read 3 March 2015

Colin Mayer

in British Academy Lectures, 2015-16

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266045
eISBN:
9780191851452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266045.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The corporation has undergone a fundamental change over the last few decades from an organisation with predominantly tangible assets, such as buildings and equipment, to the ‘mindful corporation’ ... More


A Home of One’s Own: Marketing Owner-Occupation

Peter Scott

in The Market Makers: Creating Mass Markets for Consumer Durables in Inter-war Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198783817
eISBN:
9780191826474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783817.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Prior to 1914 owner-occupation was unusual, with even many landlords renting the houses they themselves lived in. The inter-war years, and particularly the 1930s, witnessed the start of a trend ... More


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