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Land-Value Taxation Around the World: Studies in Economic Reform and Social Justice, 3rd Edition

Land-Value Taxation Around the World: Studies in Economic Reform and Social Justice, 3rd Edition

Robert V. Andelson (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-631-22614-7

Mar 2001, Wiley-Blackwell

534 pages

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$57.95

Description

Andelson has provided an interdisciplinary, international collection of essays, which has been in the making for twenty years. This is not a book on the history of economic thought but rather a book about the theory and practice of land reform and an historical summary of efforts to apply land value taxation in different countries around the world.
Foreword: Warren J. Samuels.

Preface and Acknowledgements: Robert V. Andelson.

Introduction: Robert V. Andelson.

Part I: The Ancient and Medieval World:.

1. Mesopotamia and Classical Antiquity: Michael Hudson.

2. European Feudalism from its Emergence through it's Decline: Kenneth Jupp.

Part II: The Americas:.

3. Argentina: Fernando Scornik Gerstein.

4. Canada: Garry B. Nixon.

5. Chile: John Strasma.

6. Colombia: Fernanda Furtado.

7. Jamaica and Other Caribbean States: John M. Copes and Walter Rybeck.

8. Mexico: Manuel Perlo Cohen.

9. The United States: Walter Rybeck.

Part III: Europe:.

10. Denmark: Ole Lefmann and Karsten K. Larsen.

11. Estonia: Aivar Tomson.

12. Finland: Pekka Virtanen.

13. Germany: Jurgen G. Backhaus.

14. Great Britain: Owen Connellan and Nathaniel Lichfield.

15. Hungary: Balazs Konya.

Part IV: Africa:.

16. Nations of Eastern Africa: Rexford A. Ahene.

17. Republic of South Africa: Godfrey R. A. Dunkley.

Part V: Asia:.

18. Abu Dhabi: Robert V. Andelson.

19. Republic of China (Taiwan): Alven H. S. Lam.

20. Hong Kong and Singapore: Sock-Yong Phang.

21. Japan: Y. Yamasaki and Robert V. Andelson.

22. Kiao-chau: V. G. Peterson and Tseng Hsiao.

23. Republic of Korea (South Korea): Tai-Il Lee.

24. Papau New Guinea: H. J. Manning and Ciaran O'Faircheallaigh.

Part VI: The Antipodes:.

25. Australia: Geoffrey A. Forster.

26. New Zealand: Robert D. Keall.

Contributors.

Index.


  • Discusses the theory and practice of land reform and an historical summary of efforts to apply land value taxation in different countries around the world.
  • First title in the series "Studies in Economic Reform and Social Justice," sponsored by The American Journal of Economics and Sociology.
  • Author has served as president of the International Union for Land-Value Taxation and Free Trade.