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Rättspositivism och äganderätt



Uppsatsen behandlar påståendet att rättspositivismen, en av Uppsalaskolans centrala läror, ligger bakom en urholkad äganderätt och, rent allmänt, ett svagt rättighetsskydd, en underminering av marknadsekonomin, höga skatter och en expansion av staten. Denna slutsats är inte självklar. För det första är rättspositivismen förenlig med ett stöd för en stark äganderätt. För det andra analyseras här det kausala samband som kan förväntas mellan rättspositivism och inställningen till äganderätten. Analysen ger vid handen att ett negativt samband kan föreligga, antingen på grund av rena missuppfattningar om vad rättspositivismen innebär eller på grund av att rättspositivismen kan underminera idéer som utgör grund för en stark äganderätt. En viktig slutsats är dock att rättspositivismens effekter härvidlag kan påverkas, dels med sakupplysning om att rättspositivismen är förenlig med en stark äganderätt och dels med fakta om äganderättens konsekvenser. Denna typ av försök till påverkan bedöms mer fruktbar för äganderättens vänner än angrepp på Uppsalaskolan.

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  • Berggren, Niclas, 2005. "Rättspositivism och äganderätt," Ratio Working Papers 79, The Ratio Institute.
  • Handle: RePEc:hhs:ratioi:0079

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    äganderätt; rättspositivism; konstitutionalism; Uppsalaskolan;

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    • K11 - Law and Economics - - Basic Areas of Law - - - Property Law
    • O17 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Formal and Informal Sectors; Shadow Economy; Institutional Arrangements
    • P14 - Economic Systems - - Capitalist Systems - - - Property Rights
    • P48 - Economic Systems - - Other Economic Systems - - - Political Economy; Legal Institutions; Property Rights; Natural Resources; Energy; Environment; Regional Studies

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