Staci M. Zavattaro is Associate Professor of Public Administration at the University of Central Florida. Her books include Cities for Sale: Municipalities as Public Relations and Marketing Firms,also published by SUNY Press.Gregory R. Peterson is Professor of Philosophy and Religion at South Dakota State University. He is the author of Minding God: Theology and the Cognitive Sciences. Ann E. Davis is Associate Professor of Economics at Marist College. She is the author of Money as a Social Institution: The Institutional Development of Capitalism and The Evolution of the Property Relation: Understanding Paradigms, Debates, and Prospects.
This book offers an interpretation of money as a social institution. Money provides the link between the household and the firm, the worker and his product, making that very division seem natural and money as imminently practical. Money as a Social Institution begins in the medieval period and traces the evolution of money alongside consequent implications for the changing models of the corporation and the state. This is then followed with double-entry accounting as a tool of long-distance merchants and bankers, then the monitoring of the process of production by professional corporate managers. Davis provides a framework of analysis for examining money historically, beyond the operation of those particular institutions, which includes the possibility of conceptualizing and organizing the world differently.
This volume is of great importance to academics and students who are interested in economic history and history of economic thought, as well as international political economics and critique of political economy.
-make it easy for students to learn the material
-prepare students for numerous career applications
-stress practical, rather than theoretical, skills and knowledge.
It is more streamlined, direct and to-the-point than other books. It includes more learning reinforcements. It has a student-oriented organization, both within each chapter and from chapter to chapter. Its examples and exercises are grounded in the authors’ fifty combined years in real estate education.
Table of Contents of the 5th Edition
The Real Estate Business
Rights in Real Estate
Interests and Estates
Encumbrances and Liens
Transferring and Recording
Title to Real Estate
Real Estate Leases
Land Use Planning and Control
Real Estate Contract Law
The Brokerage Business
Contracts for the Sale of Real Estate
Real Estate Market Economics
Appraising and Estimating Market Value
Real Estate Finance
Real Estate Investment
Real Estate Taxation
Ethics: Laws and Practices
Real Estate Licensing and Regulation
Real Estate Mathematics and Formulas
Glossary of Residential Style and Construction Terms
Glossary of General Real Estate Terms
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