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The Resource The great property fallacy : theory, reality, and growth in developing countries, Frank K. Upham, New York University School of Law

The great property fallacy : theory, reality, and growth in developing countries, Frank K. Upham, New York University School of Law

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The great property fallacy : theory, reality, and growth in developing countries
Title
The great property fallacy
Title remainder
theory, reality, and growth in developing countries
Statement of responsibility
Frank K. Upham, New York University School of Law
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author] uses empirical analysis and economic theory to demonstrate how myths surrounding property law have blinded us to our own past and led us to demand that developing countries implement policies that are mistaken and impossible. Starting in the 16th century with the English enclosures and ending with the World Bank's recent attempt to reform Cambodian land law - while moving through 19th century America, postwar Japan, and contemporary China - [the author] dismantles the virtually unchallenged assertion that growth cannot occur without stable legal property rights, and shows how rapid growth can come only through the destruction of pre-existing property structures and their replacement by more productive ones. [The author aruges] for the replacement of Western myths and theoretical simplifications with nuanced approaches to growth and development that are sensitive to complexity and difference and responsive to the political and social factors essential to successful broad-based development.--
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Upham, Frank K
Index
index present
LC call number
K721.5
LC item number
.U64 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Right of property
  • Law and economic development
  • Law and economics
Label
The great property fallacy : theory, reality, and growth in developing countries, Frank K. Upham, New York University School of Law
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Physics envy : property rights in development theory -- Property and markets : England and America -- Property and politics : Japan -- Law and development without the law part : China -- Theory in action : Cambodia -- Property rights and social change
Control code
on1005107064
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 151 pages
Isbn
9781108436946
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1005107064
Label
The great property fallacy : theory, reality, and growth in developing countries, Frank K. Upham, New York University School of Law
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Physics envy : property rights in development theory -- Property and markets : England and America -- Property and politics : Japan -- Law and development without the law part : China -- Theory in action : Cambodia -- Property rights and social change
Control code
on1005107064
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 151 pages
Isbn
9781108436946
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1005107064

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