Who Owns the Environment?

Hill, Peter J., and Roger E. Meiners, eds. | from Multimedia Library Collection:
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Hill, Peter J. and Roger E. Meiners, eds. Who Owns the Environment? Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1998. This collection of essays provides an in-depth examination of the relations between environmental issues and private property. Addressing a wide array of environmental issues, the collection as a whole supports strong private property rights—and not government regulations—as the best means of providing environmental protection. Economic and legal aspects are examined, along with some associated historical and anthropological dimensions. Given that it avoids the use, where possible, of overly technical language and mathematical formulae, scholars from all fields who have an interest in property rights and the environment will find the book accessible. Peter. J. Hill is professor emeritus of economics at Wheaton College at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, and a senior fellow at the Political Economy Research Center. Roger E. Meiners is Goolsby Distinguished Professor of Economics and Law at the University of Texas at Arlington and a senior fellow at the Political Economy Research Center.