Mine!

How the Hidden Rules of Ownership Control Our Lives

; James Salzman

'A delicious book.' Jared Diamond

Who controls the space around an aeroplane seat: you or the person behind you trying to work on their laptop? Who owns your favourite football player? And why do Facebook and Google want your private data?

In Mine! Michael Heller and James Salzman reveal the hidden economic and social rules that guide everyday life, demonstrating that much of what we assume about ownership is wrong. Les mer
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'A delicious book.' Jared Diamond

Who controls the space around an aeroplane seat: you or the person behind you trying to work on their laptop? Who owns your favourite football player? And why do Facebook and Google want your private data?

In Mine! Michael Heller and James Salzman reveal the hidden economic and social rules that guide everyday life, demonstrating that much of what we assume about ownership is wrong. Whether a lost wallet, a playground swing or a London flat, Mine! explores what ownership means and why it governs everything we do.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

0: Introduction: Who Gets What and Why 1: First Come, Last Served 2: Possession Is One-Tenth of the Law 3: I Reap What You Sow 4: My Home Is Not My Castle 5: Our Bodies, Not Our Selves 6: The Meek Shall Inherit Very Little 7: The Future of Ownership-and the World 8: Epilogue: The Toddler's Rules of Ownership

Om forfatteren

Michael Heller is Professor of Real Estate Law and former Vice Dean for Intellectual Life at Columbia Law School. One of the world's leading authorities on ownership, he is the author of The Gridlock Economy.

James Salzman is Professor of Environmental Law at UCLA School of Law. He has written more than ninety articles and nine books, including Drinking Water.