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The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital Economy

Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035019
eISBN:
9780262335959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035019.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

The digital economy has great potential, but it also entails risks. The notion of personal property and ownership is under threat because of the shift to digital distribution and ubiquitous embedded ... More


Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Amanda Slevin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Gas and oil are pivotal to the functioning of modern societies, yet the ownership, control, production and consumption of hydrocarbons often provokes intense disputes with serious social, economic, ... More


“Our Sole Habitation”: A Contemporary Approach to Collective Ownership of the Earth

Mathias Risse

in On Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142692
eISBN:
9781400845507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142692.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines from a secular standpoint the notion that the earth belongs to humankind collectively by offering a view on the ownership status of the earth that it calls Common Ownership. It ... More


Ownership and Possession

Stephanie M. Stern and Daphna Lewinsohn-Zamir

in The Psychology of Property Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479835683
eISBN:
9781479857623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835683.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses the psychological significance of ownership and possession and explores how people perceive them. It shows that an individual’s notion of possession is not necessarily physical ... More


Northern Neighbours: Scotland and Norway since 1800

John Bryden, Ottar Brox, and Lesley Riddoch (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696208
eISBN:
9781474412506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696208.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book, which has a Preface by Scotland’s leading historian, Sir Tom Devine, is a comparative study of the economic, social and political development of Norway and Scotland, mainly since about ... More


On The Right to Private Property and Entitlement to One's Income

Andrei Marmor

in Law in the Age of Pluralism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195338478
eISBN:
9780199855360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338478.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores the question of whether people should have a right to their pretax income. It argues that the main insight of Liam Murphy and Thomas Nagel's book, The Myth of Ownership, that ... More


Climate Change and Ownership of the Atmosphere

Mathias Risse

in On Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142692
eISBN:
9781400845507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142692.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores the implications of Common Ownership for duties resulting from climate change. It explains what we can learn from the standpoint of collective ownership of the earth about how ... More


The Self-Build Experience: Institutionalisation, Place-Making and City Building

Willem Salet, Camila D'Ottaviano, Stan Majoor, and Daniel Bossuyt (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348429
eISBN:
9781447349952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348429.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Comparing self-build experiences in city-regions over three continents, this book spans gigantic local differences. In order to make sense of comparison, a strict selection of paradigm is made to ... More


Reframing public ownership in the foundational economy: (Re)discovering a variety of forms

Leonhard Plank

in The Foundational Economy and Citizenship: Comparative Perspectives on Civil Repair

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447353355
eISBN:
9781447353379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353355.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Against the visible return of the state across the globe this chapter seeks to contribute to discussions on emanicpatory and progressive forms of public ownership. In line with foundational thinking ... More


How Can We Get Out of the Housing Quandary?

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks into why there is an enormous aspiration within the community for homeownership, and glances at the housing policies implemented by the government over the past few decades. It ... More


Legalism: Property and Ownership

Georgy Kantor, Tom Lambert, and Hannah Skoda (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198813415
eISBN:
9780191851704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813415.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

In this volume, ownership is defined as the simple fact of being able to describe something as ‘mine’ or ‘yours’, and property is distinguished as the discursive field which allows the articulation ... More


Philosophical Foundations of Tax Law

Monica Bhandari (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198798439
eISBN:
9780191839436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198798439.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Company and Commercial Law

Tax law changes at a startling rate—not only does society change and demand change in the tax system, but changes in the political climate will force change, as well as many other competing ... More


Patterns of Ownership and Finance In the Greek Deep-Sea Steamship Fleet, 1880-1914

Gelina Harlaftis

in Management, Finance and Industrial Relations in Maritime Industries: Essays in International Maritime and Business History

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588542
eISBN:
9781786944887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588542.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay explores the rise and growth of the Greek merchant marine whilst addressing the operation of steamships and the significant role they played in 19th and 20th Century Greek shipping. The ... More


Global Justice and Natural Resources

Megan Blomfield

in Global Justice, Natural Resources, and Climate Change

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198791737
eISBN:
9780191834028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791737.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter starts by looking at what natural resources are and their place in a theory of justice. It identifies two forms that claims to natural resources tend to take: general claims and ... More


Mainstreaming co-operatives after the global financial crisis

Claudia Sanchez Bajo and Bruno Roelants

in Mainstreaming Co-Operation: An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099595
eISBN:
9781526120731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099595.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter discusses the mainstreaming of co-operatives against the background of the global financial crisis of 2008. It defines the concept of mainstreaming, examines the ‘debt trap’ which many ... More


Introduction

Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz

in The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035019
eISBN:
9780262335959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035019.003.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

This chapter observes two trends: the rise of the digital marketplace as the result of technological development and the decline of ownership due to aggressive intellectual property laws, restrictive ... More


Introduction

Angela Stroud

in Good Guys with Guns: The Appeal and Consequences of Concealed Carry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627892
eISBN:
9781469627915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627892.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter lays out the basic arguments offered by those who support concealed handgun policies, including the threat of mass shootings and other violent crimes, and it details the background ... More


Quarrying

Ben Russell

in The Economics of the Roman Stone Trade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656394
eISBN:
9780191765193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656394.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the evidence for the ownership and administration of quarrying sites in the Roman Empire. Most quarries were under private or municipal ownership in this period but many of the ... More


Back to the future? Towards a new model for Ireland

Amanda Slevin

in Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Summarising the book's contents, this chapter argues that Ireland's approach to the management of its gas and oil is fundamentally flawed and unless modified, will continue to cause difficulties in ... More


A Pre-Occupation with Possession: the (Non-) Ownership of Personal Data

Kevin Macnish and Stephanie Gauttier

in Big Data and Democracy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474463522
eISBN:
9781474485012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474463522.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers the question of democratic implications of data by looking at the concept of ownership of personal data. This has been suggested as a way of giving citizens control of “their” ... More


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