oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - The need for democratic consent for private property
|Article Title||The need for democratic consent for private property|
|© Publisher:||Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law|
|Journal||Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Business Economics, University of the Witwatersrand|
|Publication Date||Mar 1976|
|Pages||82 - 89|
|Keyword(s)||Absentee ownership, Democratic consent, Economic power, History, Ownership, Private property, Private property rights, Social responsibility and Trade Unions|
Labour points to the social responsibilities of private property and advocates a restriction of the rights it confers on its holder. This confrontation raises some interesting questions for the legal profession and economists alike, questions which may be illustrated by a short historic review of the shifting emphasis of rights versus duties of private property.
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