Organizations, civil society, and the roots of development / edited by Naomi R. Lamoreaux and John Joseph Wallis.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017.
  • ©2017
Description
ix, 380 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

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Series
  • National Bureau of Economic Research conference report [More in this series]
  • National bureau of economic research conference report
Notes
Papers developed over the course of three conferences held at NBER and Yale University between 2013 and 2014.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction / Naomi R. Lamoreaux and John Joseph Wallis -- The East Indian monopoly and the transition from limited access in England, 1600-1813 / Dan Bogart -- Adam Smith's theory of violence and the political economics of development / Barry R. Weingast -- Pluralism without privilege? corps intermédiaires, civil society, and the art of association / Jacob T. Levy -- Banks, politics, and political parties: from partisan banking to open access in early Massachusetts / Qian Lu and John Joseph Wallis -- Corporation law and the shift toward open access in the antebellum United States / Eric Hilt -- Organizational poisedness and the transformation of civic order in 19th-century New York City / Victoria Johnson and Walter W. Powell -- Voluntary associations, corporate rights, and the state: legal constraints on the development of American civil society, 1750-1900 / Ruth H. Bloch and Naomi R. Lamoreaux -- The right to associate and the rights of associations: civil-society organizations in Prussia, 1794-1908 / Richard Brooks and Timothy W. Guinnane -- Opening access, ending the violence trap: labor, business, government, and the National Labor Relations act / Margaret Levi, Tania Melo, Barry R. Weingast, and Frances Zlotnick.
ISBN
  • 9780226426365 (hardcover ; : alkaline paper)
  • 022642636X (hardcover ; : alkaline paper)
LCCN
2017012526
OCLC
959265242
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