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Land: The Elusive Quest for Social Justice, Taxation Reform and a Sustainable Planetary Environment

Land: The Elusive Quest for Social Justice, Taxation Reform and a Sustainable Planetary Environment

Philip Day (Editor), Laurence S. Moss (Foreword by)

ISBN: 978-1-405-14978-5

Dec 2005, Wiley-Blackwell

116 pages

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$47.95

Description

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.

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.