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Property as Propriety


I. Introduction

II. Propriety and Entrepreneurship in the Nineteenth Century: The Vested Rights Doctrine ... A. Vested Rights as Proper Order: Fletcher v. Peck ... B. Community and Competition: The Charles River Bridge Case

III. Propriety in the Welfare State: The “New Property” ... A. Institutional Changes in Property ... B. Changes in the Idea of Property in the Welfare State ... C. The Origins and Development of the “New Property” ... D. The Dilemma of the New Property and Property-as-Propriety

IV. The Twitching Corpse of Propriety