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Author Raymond, Leigh Stafford.

Title Private rights in public resources : equity and property allocation in market-based environmental policy / Leigh Raymond

Published Washington, D.C. : RFF Press, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 253 pages) : illustrations
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Contents 1. The Politics of Licensed Property -- 2. A Property Theory Framework -- 3. Allocating SO[subscript 2] Emissions Allowances, 1989-1990 -- 4. Allocating Public Lands Forage, 1934-1938 -- 5. Allocating Greenhouse Gas Emissions, 1992-1997 -- 6. The Importance of Equity
Summary Privatizing public resources by creating stronger property rights, including so-called rights to pollute, is an increasingly popular environmental policy option. While advocates of this type of market-based environmental policy tend to focus on its efficiency and ecological implications, such policies also raise important considerations of equity and distributive justice. Private Rights in Public Resources confronts these ethical implications directly, balancing political theory and philosophy with detailed analysis of the politics surrounding three important policy instruments--the Kyoto Prot
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 202-244) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Concessions -- United States.
Interest (Ownership rights) -- United States.
Public lands -- United States.
Right of property -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1136526277 (electronic bk.)
1936331276 (e-book)
9781136526275 (electronic bk.)
9781936331277 (e-book)