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Introduction

  • Shelly Hiller Marguerat
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Environmental Policy and Regulation book series (PSEPR)

Abstract

The chapter gives an introduction to solutions proposed in this book related to two important problems that property law faces today; the degradation of land, natural resources and animal abuse, all covered under the definition of property and in the same time, the increasing deprivation of private property rights from property owners for unjustified reasons. It shows the need for the extension of the definition of property as recognized by environmentalist and jurists, the historical background to the absolute definition of property with the increasing need for limiting this absolute definition in different fields under international and national law.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shelly Hiller Marguerat
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  1. 1.Forel (Lavaux)Switzerland

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