Dir 103 Comparative Law of Common Goods: Cases and Materials
Comparative Law of Common Goods: Cases and Materials
Class hours: 42
Credits (ECTS): 6
LM-SP – Specialization in International Politics and Law
Course held in English
The course aims to introduce students to the study of the relationship between the common good and common goods through the examination of legislation and regulatory trends in the different legal systems.
In the first place the traditional classification of goods and the different regimes of belonging will be examined with reference to the genesis of the concept of private property and its evolution in the different civil law systems. The concept of public property and the limits of such a regime will then be addressed. In addition, the concepts of property and ownership and the evolution of the same in common law. Finally, the models of asset governance in indigenous, African, Islamic and Confucian legal traditions will be examined.
The second part of the course aims to investigate the evolution of the models of management of common goods (water, land, natural resources, etc.) through the deepening of specific and material cases belonging to different legal traditions.
Lecture notes, case studies and teaching materials will be provided during the lessons.
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