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Land : the elusive quest for social justice, taxation reform and a sustainable planetary environment / by Philip Day.
By: Day, Philip.Material type: BookSeries: Studies in economic reform and social justice. Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishing, 2005Description: xii, 120 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781405149785 (pbk.); 1405149787 (pbk.).Uniform titles: American Journal of Economics and Sociology Subject(s): Land use -- Social aspects -- Australia | Land use -- Economic aspects -- Australia | Land use -- Environmental aspects -- Australia | Sustainable development -- AustraliaDDC classification: 333.730994 DAY
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Originally published as v. 64, no. 5 (2005) of: The American journal of economics and sociology.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -110) and index.
Frontispiece. Foreword. Preface. 1. The Subversion of Reason. 2. Institutionalized Profiteering. 3. The Diversion of Investment. 4. The Employment Mirage. 5. Fiscal Masochism. 6. Resourcing Public Revenue. 7. Underpinning a Global Morality. 8. The Essential Requirements. 9. Impediments and Counter-Arguments. 10. Henry George Re-Visited. 11. Apathy, Cupidity or Conspiracy?. 12. The Enduring Enigma. Postscript. References. Autobiographical Sketch of Phillip Denny Day (1924-). Index
Land draws upon a transdisciplinary doctoral thesis that reviewed the evolution of Anglo-Australian land law and fiscal practice following the decline of feudalism and the enshrinement of individual profit seeking in a capitalist economy.