Property

Disciplines: Economics, Political Science

Account of rights over the material world.

Justifications of property rights vary, as do recommendations on the obligations and restraints which should accompany such rights.

Disagreement exists as to whether such rights belong in the first place to individuals or to society.

Source:
David Miller et al., eds, The Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Political Thought (Oxford, 1987)

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