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Nature’s Place? Property Rights, Property Rules and Environmental Stewardship

Lookup NU author(s): Emeritus Professor Christopher Rodgers



This article develops an original argument that accepted notions of property theory do not adequately explain the dynamic interaction between environmental legislation targeted to the protection of biodiversity, and property rights in land. It challenges the theory of Kevin Gray and JW Harris and offers an alternative paradigm.

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Author(s): Rodgers C

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Cambridge Law Journal

Year: 2009

Volume: 68

Issue: 3

Pages: 550-574

Print publication date: 01/11/2009

Date deposited: 07/01/2011

ISSN (print): 0008-1973

ISSN (electronic): 1469-2139

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


DOI: 10.1017/S0008197309990146

Notes: This article should, in my opinion, make an international impact as an original contribution to the scholarship on property rights theory and environmental protection.


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