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1. Describing anything available to the population at large. For example, a publicly-traded company may be owned and traded by anyone with the money to buy shares.

2. Describing anything owned or administered by a government. For example, a municipality owns and maintains a public park.
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Therefore, the publicness of public values rests in the degree to which a broader, diverse group benefits rather than a narrower, distinct private group.
It is useful to look into the various perceptions of publicness and privacy that people of different ethnocultural backgrounds have and according to which they lead their lives, and build and negotiate their identities and value systems.
15) Armin von Bogdany, Philipp Dann and Matthias Goldmann, "Developing the Publicness of Public International Law: Towards a Legal Framework for Global Governance Activities" in: German Law Journal, Special Issue: Public Authority and International Institutions, Vol.
Quem nos providencia esse auxilio, e a lingua inglesa (3), a qual distingue publicness e publicity.
As the reciprocal feudal structures that upheld the publicness of representation gave way to the transformations of the early modern period, two of these forces were especially important in the formation of the modern public sphere.
18) It represents a joint social activity and its publicness acknowledges, as claimed by Richard Rorty, the priority of process over substance; the 'priority of democracy over philosophy', i.
Historians working on various parts of the world have identified cosmetics, athleticism, publicness, and conspicuous consumption and sexuality, as qualities that became associated with modern girls by the second quarter of the 20th century.
Commons: Coordination, Publicness, and Treaty Formation, 71 Land Econ.
When total contributions are just sufficient to produce the public good, each contribution is decisive, for its withdrawal would entail failure of publicness of the good.
And Justice Rand situates this publicness against a background of private economic ordering that he imagines as normal and natural: the licensed restaurant business is "a calling which, in the absence of regulation, would be free and legitimate.
2004) A study on the planning strategy of super tall building for improving publicness, Journal of the Architectural Institute of Korea, 20(10), pp.
In addition to this foundational normative criterion of publicness, we can identify certain structural institutional properties of publicness.