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Property Beyond Growth: Toward A Politics Of Voluntary Simplicity

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This chapter questions first, the understandings of property rights and sustainability that underpin this policy, and second, the relationship between the concepts that follow from that understanding. The chapter explores the conditions under which private property rights exist and the conditions under which sustainable people–place relations might exist. It contends that property rights are not merely economic tools, they are actually more powerful and more ubiquitous as a coherent discourse than their conceptualisation as tools would suggest. The chapter discusses that contemporary concepts and practices of property in law and cultural discourse tend to abstract the relationships between society and the environment. Environmental markets attempt to reconcile the ubiquitous and paradigmatic discourse of property rights in natural resources with the growing desire and need to protect those resources and the environment from which they are extracted.

Keywords:cultural discourse; environmental markets; property rights

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