Rights, property rights and their protection
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Rights, property rights and their protection implications for the analysis of environmental policy by Bhaskar Vira

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Published by Oxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics & Society in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Environmental policy.,
  • Right of property.

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Edition Notes

StatementBhaskar Vira.
SeriesOCEES research paper ;, no. 2
ContributionsOxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics & Society.
LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 V57 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. ;
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL560254M
ISBN 101900316013
LC Control Number96143847

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