Revaluating the Challenges of Property Ownership and Its Ethical Implications

Jude Adindu Onuoha, Uchegbu Maria Theresiana, Simon Nwachukwu


Property ownership remains a major ethical issue in our world today, as it has continued to occupy the minds of scholars and academic players. Its controversial nature can be seen in the many principles the concept embodies. Governments however are key players as it lies within their capacity to maintain and regulate the means of property acquisition and ownership and in extension develop policies that regulate the process. Scholars have noted that one of the major challenges involved in property ownership has remained the false roles played by the Government and some privileged few leading to injustice and lack of respect for individual properties and mismanagement of collective properties. Hence, this article focuses on those issues that govern properties, given to its relevance in our contemporary society; it pays particular attention to those ethical principles that regulate the means of ownership of properties in a given society.

Keywords: Properties and Ownership of properties

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