skip to content
Private property and public power : eminent domain in Philadelphia Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Private property and public power : eminent domain in Philadelphia

Author: Deborah Lynn Becher
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
This volume explores the legitimacy of government involvement in private economic actions by presenting a study of property takings. In the first comprehensive study of a city's eminent-domain acquisitions, Debbie Becher explores which properties Philadelphia pursued for private redevelopment and how stakeholders decided that government actions were either a use or abuse of power.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Case studies
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Lynn Becher
ISBN: 9780199394746 0199394741 9780199322565 0199322562
OCLC Number: 898330584
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 333 pages)
Contents: Investment and government legitimacy --
The policy and politics of urban redevelopment --
Rhetoric without a cause: beyond libertarian and left cries of abuse --
American Street I: from badlands to promised lands --
American Street II: from promises to protests --
Jefferson Square I: competing visions of investment protection --
Jefferson Square II: legitimacy through reconciled visions --
Compensating for property by recognizing investments --
The politics of property.
Other Titles: Eminent domain in Philadelphia
Responsibility: Debbie Becher.
More information:

Abstract:

This volume explores the legitimacy of government involvement in private economic actions by presenting a study of property takings. In the first comprehensive study of a city's eminent-domain acquisitions, Debbie Becher explores which properties Philadelphia pursued for private redevelopment and how stakeholders decided that government actions were either a use or abuse of power.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Becher attempts to help the reader navigate the public-private dilemma raised by the use of eminent domain by highlighting the multiple ways in which public and private actions influence the value of Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/898330584> # Private property and public power : eminent domain in Philadelphia
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "898330584" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/real_estate_investment> ; # Real estate investment
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/land_use_urban> ; # Land use, Urban
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/urban_renewal_pennsylvania_philadelphia> ; # Urban renewal--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/city_planning_moral_and_ethical_aspects_pennsylvania_philadelphia> ; # City planning--Moral and ethical aspects--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/urban_renewal> ; # Urban renewal
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/homeowners_pennsylvania_philadelphia> ; # Homeowners--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/eminent_domain> ; # Eminent domain
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/eminent_domain_pennsylvania_philadelphia> ; # Eminent domain--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/homeowners> ; # Homeowners
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/real_estate_investment_pennsylvania_philadelphia> ; # Real estate investment--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/307.34160974811/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/land_use_urban_government_policy_pennsylvania_philadelphia> ; # Land use, Urban--Government policy--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/social_science_sociology_urban> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Sociology--Urban
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/city_planning> ; # City planning
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Place/pennsylvania_philadelphia> ; # Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
   schema:alternateName "Eminent domain in Philadelphia" ;
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Person/becher_deborah_lynn_1970> ; # Deborah Lynn Becher
   schema:datePublished "2014" ;
   schema:description "This volume explores the legitimacy of government involvement in private economic actions by presenting a study of property takings. In the first comprehensive study of a city's eminent-domain acquisitions, Debbie Becher explores which properties Philadelphia pursued for private redevelopment and how stakeholders decided that government actions were either a use or abuse of power."@en ;
   schema:description "Investment and government legitimacy -- The policy and politics of urban redevelopment -- Rhetoric without a cause: beyond libertarian and left cries of abuse -- American Street I: from badlands to promised lands -- American Street II: from promises to protests -- Jefferson Square I: competing visions of investment protection -- Jefferson Square II: legitimacy through reconciled visions -- Compensating for property by recognizing investments -- The politics of property."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2250359768> ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:genre "Case studies"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Private property and public power : eminent domain in Philadelphia"@en ;
   schema:productID "898330584" ;
   schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199322541.001.0001> ;
   schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1201511> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780199394746> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780199322565> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/898330584> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Person/becher_deborah_lynn_1970> # Deborah Lynn Becher
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1970" ;
   schema:familyName "Becher" ;
   schema:givenName "Deborah Lynn" ;
   schema:name "Deborah Lynn Becher" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Place/pennsylvania_philadelphia> # Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Pennsylvania--Philadelphia." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/city_planning_moral_and_ethical_aspects_pennsylvania_philadelphia> # City planning--Moral and ethical aspects--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "City planning--Moral and ethical aspects--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/eminent_domain_pennsylvania_philadelphia> # Eminent domain--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Eminent domain--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/homeowners_pennsylvania_philadelphia> # Homeowners--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Homeowners--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/land_use_urban_government_policy_pennsylvania_philadelphia> # Land use, Urban--Government policy--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Land use, Urban--Government policy--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/real_estate_investment> # Real estate investment
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Real estate investment"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/real_estate_investment_pennsylvania_philadelphia> # Real estate investment--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Real estate investment--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/social_science_sociology_urban> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Sociology--Urban
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--Sociology--Urban"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2250359768#Topic/urban_renewal_pennsylvania_philadelphia> # Urban renewal--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Urban renewal--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780199322565>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0199322562" ;
   schema:isbn "9780199322565" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780199394746>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0199394741" ;
   schema:isbn "9780199394746" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.