Franklin

Political economy of law

Author/Creator:
McNutt, Paddy Author
Publication:
Cheltenham ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xxv, 381 p.) : ill.
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Subjects:
Law and economics.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In this insightful book, Patrick McNutt explores the meaning of law within a political environment, and advances many new ideas and concepts first addressed in his earlier book Law, Economics and Antitrust.
Contents:
1. Law's performance
2. Ownership and property rights
3. Honesty and the reign of law
4. Liability and law's indeterminacy
5. Efficient entry and workable competition
6. Non-negativity and obligation
7. A caring-defendant model
8. Competitive harm and public policy
9. Non-market economics
10. The reach of the law
11. Market systems : scramble, combat and contest
12. Frozen markets and intellectual property rights.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-366) and index.
Contributor:
Edward Elgar Publishing.
ISBN:
1-78100-065-4