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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
 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)