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Property

Description

Property, in the abstract, is what belongs to or with something, whether as an attribute or as a component of said thing. In the context of this article, it is one or more components, whether physical or incorporeal, of a person's estate; or so belonging to, as in being owned by, a person or jointly a group of people or a legal entity like a corporation or even a society. Depending on the nature of the property, an owner of property has the right to consume, alter, share, redefine, rent, mortgage, pawn, sell, exchange, transfer, give away or destroy it, or to exclude others from doing these things, as well as to perhaps abandon it; whereas regardless of the nature of the property, the owner thereof has the right to properly use it, or at the very least exclusively keep it.

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Organizations relating to Property

Society Against Guns in Europe
Convention Benelux en Matière de Propriété Intellectuelle / Est. 2005
Treaty on the Protection of Movable Property of Historic Value / Est. 1935
Central American Treaty for the Protection of Industrial Property / Est. 1968
Nordic Packard Owners Club / Est. 1971
International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to the Immunity of State-owned Vessels / Est. 1926
Africa Project Development Facility / Est. 1986
Union des fabricants pour la protection internationale de la propriété industrielle et artistique / Est. 1872
International Federation for the Study of Property Promotion
Asia Pacific Privatization Network / Est. 1994
Convention on the Liability of Hotel-keepers Concerning the Property of Their Guests / Est. 1962
Treaty Respecting Literary, Artistic and Industrial Property / Est. 1901
European Association of Individual Investors / Est. 1992
International Union of Computer Owners
European Federation of Employee Share Ownership / Est. 1998
Preventive Conservation in the Museums of Africa / Est. 1986
Association of the Congress of Mining Property, of Work, Hygiene and Security in the Mines / Est. 1909
Convention Concerning the Transfer to the French State of the Property in the Sites of British Monuments / Est. 1938
Union africaine et malgache pour la propriété industrielle
International Union of Offices for the Formation of Private Property
European Property Owners' Association
Land Tenure Center, Madison WI / Est. 1962
Agreement on Literary and Artistic Property / Est. 1911
Interamerican Association of Intellectual Property / Est. 1963
Convention on Patents of Invention, Drawings and Industrial Models, Trademarks, and Literary and Artistic Property / Est. 1906

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World Problems relating to Property

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Industrial espionage
Appropriation
Hereditary diseases
Grave robbery
Repossession of property
Private ownership
Receiving stolen property
Denial of right to inherit property
Wastage in governmental budgets and appropriations
Unethical practices of priesthood
Exploitation of the elderly
Theft
Maldistribution of water
Geographically undefined community limits
Maldistribution of agricultural land
Vandalism
Unequal property distribution
Disappearance of common land
Lack of incentive for users to care for community property
Accumulation and misuse of religious property
Confiscation of religious property
Privatization of prisons
Proliferation of weapons in civilian hands
Falling rate of carbon sequestration
Failure to recognize anthropogenic landscapes

Action Strategies relating to Property

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Protecting property
Coordinating research on carbon sequestration
Planting forests for carbon sequestration
Encouraging self-building of houses
Outsourcing government regulatory responsibilities
Protecting intellectual property
Developing property rights
Protecting industrial property
Developing intellectual property rights systems in biodiversity conservation
Implementing land reform
Privatizing the public sector
Appropriating human remains
Possessing another's soul
Financial rescuing
Transferring environmentally sound technology in the public domain
Exploring common property rights in semi-arid and saline areas
Legalizing community rights to resource use
Researching public sector reform
Appropriating food grain technologies
Controlling owners of production systems
Appropriating relevant technologies
Creating mergers and takeovers
Providing legal security of tenure for housing tenants
Creating new commons
Reforming state-owned enterprises

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