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Rights, property and community

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Property rights are commonly thought to be absolute and sacrosanct. Utilitarian theorists, such as Locke, have encouraged a further belief that property rights are synonymous with individual liberty. A number of more recent writers have claimed that these rights are moral values independent of the particular (capitalist) structure of society. Moreover, there is a supposed conflict between the community good and individual liberty. These notions are criticized from a Structuralist perspective ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Transformations: Economy, Society and Place
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of
Publisher:
Clark University Publisher's website
Journal:
Economic Geography
Volume:
58
Issue:
2
Pages:
120-138
Publication date:
1982-04-05
ISSN:
00130095
URN:
uuid:9b8ec20b-b1c8-4df5-b886-76ef941290b6
Local pid:
ora:1946
Language:
English
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