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by James C. Foster,William G. Robbins

  • ISBN: 0295980206
  • Category: History
  • Author: James C. Foster,William G. Robbins
  • Subcategory: Americas
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: University of Washington Press; 1st ed. edition (October 1, 2000)
  • Pages: 224 pages
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They all have special significance in the modern American West, where natural resources are still abundant and large areas of land are federally owned.

William G. Robbins, James C. Foster. What happens when private rights are seen to infringe upon the public good?

William G. The essays in this volume deal with complex, troublesome, and interrelated questions regarding land: Who owns it? Who can use it? What happens when private rights are seen to infringe upon the public good? Get A Copy.

Private land use practices, which include water use, mining, grazing, and timber cutting, often appear to militate against the common good, loosely defined as the best interests of society at large

Private land use practices, which include water use, mining, grazing, and timber cutting, often appear to militate against the common good, loosely defined as the best interests of society at large. Such real-world conflicts have spurred considerable debate among economists regarding the relative virtues of largely free-market solutions versus some form of government policy. Foster, eds. Land in the American West . Robbins's introduction to the book presents a thorough yet pointed treatment of the major problems involved in maintaining lands in the public domain

William G. Land in the American West: Private Claims and the Common Good. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2000. Property Rights and Contested Commons. Robbins's introduction to the book presents a thorough yet pointed treatment of the major problems involved in maintaining lands in the public domain. He clearly sets out the basic parameters of the debate and what is at stake: the common good.

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Private land use practices, which include water use, mining, grazing, and timber cutting, often appear to militate against the common good, loosely defined as the best interests of society at large

Private land use practices, which include water use, mining, grazing, and timber cutting, often appear to militate against the common good, loosely defined as the best interests of society at large.

The essays in Land in the American West deal with complex, troublesome, and interrelated questions regarding land: Who owns it? .

They all have special significance in the modern American West, where natural resources are still abundant and large areas of land are federally owned.

Kanazawa, Mark, 2001. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation. Robbins, a historian, contextualizes the battles over public lands from the late 18th century to the 20th in the introduction. It becomes clear that government policy, property rights, and market economy have long interacted. The first part of the book presents "Three Perspectives on Property Rights

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Throughout the history of the United States, the concepts of “land” and “the West” have fired the American imagination and fueled controversy. The essays in Land in the American West deal with complex, troublesome, and interrelated questions regarding land: Who owns it? Who has access to it? What happens when private rights infringe upon the public good, or when one ethnic group is pitted against another, or when there is a conflict between economic and environmental values? Many of these questions have deep historical roots. They all have special significance in the modern American West, where natural resources are still abundant and large areas of land are federally owned.

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