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Facts on the ground

NOMI MAYA STOLZENBERG

in Property and Community

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391572
eISBN:
9780199775804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391572.003.005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The phrase “creating facts on the ground” is commonly used to refer to Israeli settlement policy in the occupied territories. In addition to the myriad empirical effects it produces, the practice ... More


7 Blood and Soil, Place or Property: Liberalism, Land, and Ethnicity

Jacob T. Levy

in The Multiculturalism of Fear

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297123
eISBN:
9780191599767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297122.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory


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


Digital Monopolies

Maurizio Borghi and Stavroula Karapapa

in Copyright and Mass Digitization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199664559
eISBN:
9780191758409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664559.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Companies and institutional users who have invested in digitizing copyright works — and have made a continuous and uninterrupted use of them — may have an interest in continuing with this use, even ... More


Who Deserves Housing?: The Battle for East Thirteenth Street

Amy Starecheski

in Ours to Lose: When Squatters Became Homeowners in New York City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399805
eISBN:
9780226400006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226400006.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Two also opens with the first-person voices of squatters, this time not the founders but the later occupants of the six squatted buildings on East 13th Street. It is clear from their stories ... More


Property

Ekkehart Schlicht

in On Custom in the Economy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292241
eISBN:
9780191596865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292244.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics, History of Economic Thought

The theory of property proposed by David Hume can be interpreted as an application of the theory developed in this book. The tension between instrumental and moral aspects of property can be traced ... More


Whatever Happened to Relativity of Title?

Elizabeth Cooke

in Land Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198854067
eISBN:
9780191905292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854067.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter is about relativity of title and the law relating to adverse possession (also known as squatters’ rights), which used to be fundamental to land law but is now far less important ... More


Proportionate Use: Immigration and Original 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/9780691142692.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the relationship between immigration and collective ownership of the earth, and whether the physical aspect of immigration provides constraints on immigration policy. The fact ... More


The Rule of Law and Time’s Arrow

Arthur Ripstein

in Private Law and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198729327
eISBN:
9780191796265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729327.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains why rights change with the passage of time. It considers two prominent accounts, according to which the point of limitations periods is either to reflect changes in the ... More


On the “Property” and the “Tort” in Trespass

Eric R Claeys

in Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Torts

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198701385
eISBN:
9780191770654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701385.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Law of Obligations

Recent philosophical scholarship has debated whether the most important priority of torts is to secure individual rights or to supply correction against wrongs to those rights. Recently, some ... More


The Right to Life and Shelter in Homegrown Neighborhoods

Margaret Kohn

in The Death and Life of the Urban Commonwealth

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190606596
eISBN:
9780190606633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190606596.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter Three examines Olga Tellis v. Bombay Municipal Corporation (1985), an Indian court case that recognized that shelter is part of the right to life and is protected in the Indian Constitution. ... More


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