Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778
enquiries@wildy.com

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 21 No 10 Oct/Nov 2016

Book of the Month

Cover of Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims

Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims

Price: £99.95

Pupillage & Student Offers

Special Discounts for Pupils, Newly Called & Students

Read More ...


Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online

Read More...


Pollution and Property: Comparing Ownership Institutions for Environmental Protection

Image not available lge
Daniel H. ColeIndiana University

ISBN13: 9780521001090
ISBN: 0521001099
Published: June 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £29.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9780511028892



Despatched in 7 to 9 days.

Environmental protection and resource conservation depend on the imposition of property rights (broadly defined) because in the absence of some property system - private, common, or public - resource degradation and depletion are inevitable. But there is no universal, first-best property regime for environmental protection in this second-best world. Using case studies and examples taken from countries around the world, Professor Cole demonstrates that the choice of ownership institution is contingent upon institutional, technological, and ecological circumstances that determine the differential costs of instituting, implementing, and maintaining alternative regimes. Consequently, environmental protection is likely to be more effective and more efficient in a society that relies on multiple (and often mixed) property regimes. The book concludes with an assessment of the important contemporary issue of 'takings', which arise when different property regimes collide.

Image not available lge
Subjects:
Environmental Law
Contents:
1. Pollution and property: the conceptual framework
2. Public property/regulatory solutions to the tragedy of open access
3. Mixed property/regulatory regimes for environmental protection
4. Institutional and technological limits of mixed property/regulatory regimes
5. The theory and limits of free market environmentalism (a private property/nonregulatory regime)
6. The limited utility of common property regimes for environmental protection
7. The complexities of property regime choice for environmental protection
8. When property regimes collide: the 'takings' problem
9. Final thoughts.