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Geography and Property Taxation

Levine, Gregory;
  • Publisher: Département de géographie de l'Université Laval
  • Country: Canada
Property taxation is a state instrument which has had an enormous impact on many areas, particularly the regions of North America. This research note outlines areas of concern appropriate to a geography of property taxation and reviews the work of geographers and other social scientists which has considered the economic effects, social incidence and administrative efficacy of this form of taxation. It notes that this literature lacks historical perspective and argues that it would benefit from the adoption of historical materialist analysis. Such analysis would allow insight into historical change and would facilitate understanding of the class forces involved i...
free text keywords: Sciences Humaines et Sociales, Social Sciences and Humanities, Property taxation, history, historical materialism, class, Sciences Humaines et Sociales, Social Sciences and Humanities, Impôt foncier, histoire, matérialisme historique, classe
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