xi, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Wenner-Gren international series.
Formatted Contents Note
Bodily transactions: regulating a new space of flows in "bio-information" / Bronwyn Parry Heritage as property / Michael A. Brown The selective protection of musical ideas: the "creators" and the dispossessed / Anthony Seeger Crude properties: the sublime and slime of oil operations in the Ecuadorian Amazon / Suzana Sawyer Prospecting's publics / Cori Hayden The obligations of ownership: restoring rights to land in postsocialist Transylvania / Katherine Verdery Proprietary regimes and sociotechnical systems: rights over land in Mongolia's "age of the market" / David Sneath At home in the violence of recognition / Elizabeth Povinelli Cultural rights and wrongs: uses of the concept of property / Michael Rowlands The menace of hawkers: property forms and the politics of market liberalization in Mumbai / Arvind Rajagopal Value, relations, and changing bodies: privatization and property rights in Kazakhstan / Catherine Alexander Economic claims and the challenges of new property / Carol M. Rose Cyberspatial properties: taxing questions about proprietary regimes / Bill Maurer.