Bulldozed "Kelo," Eminent Domain, and the American Lust for Land

ISBN-10: 1594031932

ISBN-13: 9781594031939

Edition: 2007

Authors: Carla T. Main
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Description: No domestic policy issue more angers or galvanizes the public than the controversy over eminent domain-the taking of private property for public use. The stakes in this always controversial procedure have been dramatically raised in recent years as eminent domain has been used to fund private development. As the notorious Kelo case in New London, CT demonstrated last year. The practice of using eminent domain to enrich municipalities is an incendiary issue. Veteran journalist, Carla Main, takes a hard look at this practice and delivers an incisive expose that is sure to be widely read and hotly debated.

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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Encounter Books
Publication date: 9/17/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 330
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Introduction
A Gleam in Freeport's Eye
The Fish House
The Mystery Fax
April Fools
On the River
The Lust for Land
Madison's Beef, Webster's Showdown
Blight, Beauty, Bounty
Kelo
The Kelo Backlash
Democracy, Freeport Style
Misery Loves Company
Tearing the Town in Two
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index
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