LIBERAL CONTRACTS, RELATIONAL CONTRACTS AND COMMON PROPERTY: AFRICA AND THE UNITED STATES

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Tabachnick, David (1998)
  • Subject: Natural resources, Communal -- United States, Natural resources, Communal -- Guinea, Right of property -- Economic aspects, Customary law, Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- United States, Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Guinea, Menominee Indians -- Land tenure, Common property -- United States, Common property -- Guinea, Resource /Energy Economics and Policy,

The core thesis is that Western neoclassical economics and law (particularly Anglo-American) have a peculiar cultural history that biases Western-trained economists and lawyers against common property systems like those found among Africans and American Indians. This We... View more
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