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The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Issues in Expropriation reviews the contemporary major issues involving expropriation (eminent domain/compulsory purchase) in an international context.
Expropriation is a right reserved to all governments, and, thus, it has an impact on all societies. This book, the first of its kind, considers the essential issues from the point of view of both developing and developed countries, and their needs for major infrastructure projects. The content covers major issues, principles and policies and includes the experiences of and examples from different countries and regions, including Australia, Asia, China, Europe, India and the USA. Rather than providing an in-depth examination of individual countries' legal systems, the book focuses on international issues, and also provides a reflection on how national experiences can be related to global needs.
Key themes include:
Nature and quantum of compensation
* Land rights and the acquisition of traditional land rights
* Issues surrounding 'public interest'
*Alternatives to expropriation
*The future: "good practice", debate and reform.
This handbook is an essential resource for students and researchers in the areas of land policy, land law, property law and rights, and international development.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781138811607
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Frances Plimmer holds an MPhil, and PhD. She is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Fellow of the Institute of Continuing Professional Development, and a member of the Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation and of the USA-based International Association of Assessing Officers. She is currently the Chair of Commission 9 (Valuation and Real Estate Management) for the UN-affiliated International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) as well as being the UK delegate to FIG representing Valuation and Real Estate Management. William J. McCluskey is presently a reader in real estate and valuation at the University of Ulster. He has held various international positions including Visiting Professor of Real Estate at the University of Lodz, Poland and Professor of Property Studies at Lincoln University, Christchurch, New Zealand. His main professional and academic interests are in the fields of real estate valuation and ad valorem property tax systems, local government finance, computer assisted mass appraisal modelling and the application of geographic information systems. He has been involved in a number of international projects advising on ad valorem property tax issues including Jamaica, Northern Ireland, Bermuda, Poland, Kosovo, Tanzania and South Africa. He holds an BSc (Hons) and PhD from the University of Ulster and is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and board member of the International Property Tax Institute.
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