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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.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    330.1553 HAR    Available
Description 328 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography 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.
Subject Chicago Board of Trade.
Chicago school of economics.
Free enterprise -- United States.
Punishment -- United States.
ISBN 0674057260 (alk. paper)
9780674057265 (alk. paper)

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