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The International Law of Property

John G. Sprankling


This is the first book to explore the subject of international property law. While traditionally viewed as a national concern, identifiable areas of property law have emerged at the international level; the foundation is now being laid for a comprehensive regime. The evolution of international property law was influenced by major economic, political, and technological changes, including the embrace of private property by former socialist states after the Cold War; globalization of investments and trade; the birth of new technologies for exploiting the global commons; and increasing recognition ... More

Keywords: global commons, globalization, human rights, intellectual property, international law, land, property, property law, property rights, right to property

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199654543
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654543.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John G. Sprankling, author
Distinguished Professor of Law, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law