The Leading eBooks Store Online 4,410,490 members ⚫ 1,532,108 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

The Economics of Law, Order, and Action

The Logic of Public Goods

The Economics of Law, Order, and Action by Jakub Bozydar Wisniewski
Buy this eBook
US$ 54.95
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)

According to the standard position of the economic mainstream, the efficient production of so-called public goods, including law and defense, requires the use of territorial monopolies of coercive force. Two arguments are put forward for this position: a "positive" one, based on the claim that only such institutions can successfully supply society with crucial public goods, and a "negative" one, based on the claim that such institutions by themselves constitute inevitable "public bads".

This book challenges this assumption by utilizing the insights of the Austrian School of Economics, New Institutionalism, constitutional political economy, and other heterodox economic approaches, combined with economically informed ethical analysis. It puts forward a positive case for voluntary social organization that offers new insights into the intersection of economic logic, social philosophy, institutional analysis, and the theory of entrepreneurship. In other words, in an attempt to draw on the interdisciplinary spirit of classical political economy, this book aims at providing a comprehensive economic and ethical case for extending the applicability of voluntary, entrepreneurial cooperation to the realm of creating and sustaining legal and protective services together with attendant institutional frameworks.

Taylor and Francis; February 2018
158 pages; ISBN 9781351256308
Read online, or download in secure EPUB or secure PDF format
Title: The Economics of Law, Order, and Action
Author: Jakub Bozydar Wisniewski
 
  • News
  • Contents
No entry found
ISBNs
9780815367871
9781351256308
9781351256315