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Mine! How the Hidden Rules of Ownership Control Our Lives

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ISBN-10: 0525565507

ISBN-13: 9780525565505

Edition: N/A

Authors: Michael A. Heller, James Salzman

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A hidden set of rules governs who owns what--explaining everything from whether you can recline your airplane seat to why HBO lets you borrow a password illegally--and in this lively and entertaining guide, two acclaimed law professors reveal how things become "mine." "Mine" is one of the first words babies learn. By the time we grow up, the idea of ownership seems natural, whether buying a cup of coffee or a house. But who controls the space behind your airplane seat: you reclining or the squished laptop user behind? Why is plagiarism wrong, but it's okay to knock off a recipe or a dress design? And after a snowstorm, why does a chair in the street hold your parking space in Chicago, but…    
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Book details

List price: $25.99
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/15/2022
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.13" wide x 7.90" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English