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J W Harris
|Description:||xxvi, 387 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||pt. I. What is Property? 1. Introduction. 2. Imaginary Societies. 3. Minimal Structure. 4. Building upon the Minimal Structure. 5. Ownership as an Organizing Idea. 6. Ownership as a Principle. 7. Private and Non-private Property. 8. Person-Thing and Person-Person Relations. 9. What Property is --
pt. II. Is Property Just? 10. The Agenda. 11. Natural Property Rights and Labour. 12. Natural Property Rights and the Assault Analogy. 13. Property and Freedom. 14. Against Property Freedoms. 15. The Instrumental Values of Property. 16. Alleged Dominating Principles. 17. The Limits of Property. 18. Property is Just, to a Degree, Sometimes.
the book gets full marks for opening up discussions of several crucial features of property institutions, and for challenging received views on such topics as ownership of one's body and the status