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Author Harcourt, Bernard E., 1963-

Title The illusion of free markets : punishment and the myth of natural order / Bernard E. Harcourt

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  HV9950 .H393 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HV9950 .H393 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  HV9950 H393 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HV9950 .H393 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 328 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The Paris Marais and the Chicago Board of Trade -- Beccaria on crime and punishment -- Policing the public economy -- The birth of natural order -- The rise of legal despotism -- Bentham's strange alchemy -- The Chicago School -- The myth of discipline -- The illusion of freedom -- The penitentiary system and mass incarceration -- Private prisons, drugs, and the welfare state -- A prolegomenon
LC subject Punishment -- United States
Free enterprise -- United States
Chicago school of economics
Chicago Board of Trade
ISBN 9780674057265 (alk. paper)
0674057260 (alk. paper)