John Lovett, ‘Yaëll Emerich, Conceptualising Property Law: Integrating Common Law and Civil Law Traditions

Conceptualising Property Law: Integrating Common Law and Civil Law Traditions, by Yaëll Emerich, Elgar, 2018, ISBN 978-1-78811-183-6, 352 pp, £22/$31. In her newly published book, Conceptualising Property Law: Integrating Common Law and Civil Law Traditions, Yaëll Emerich explores the evolution and current status of property law in the civil and common law. The predominant theme that emerges from this impressively learned, eight chapter study is one of convergence. Emerich repeatedly reveals that property – both as a general legal concept and as a set of institutional arrangements governing how people use, manage and exchange both tangible and intangible resources – actually functions in remarkably similar ways in the civil law and common law traditions despite different historical origins and doctrinal labels … (more)

John A Lovett, ‘Yaëll Emerich, Conceptualising Property Law: Integrating Common Law and Civil Law Traditions’, 12 Journal of Civil Law Studies (2019).

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