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Vol 23 No 1 Jan/Feb 2018

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Law and Economics

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ISBN13: 9781851966127
ISBN: 1851966129
Published: April 1998
Publisher: Pickering & Chatto Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: £275.00

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The subjects covered in this new collection are among the most fundamental in the social and humanistic sciences. Although some authors trace the origins of the field of law and economics to certain Chicago School Publications in the early 1960s, in fact this important area of economics has a long, substantial and rich history pre-dating 1960. This collection contains the most important texts in the subject, separately and together demonstrating the vastness and complexity of correlating law and economics, the economy and the legal system and exploring the fundamental social processes and problems arising. This new edition will make available many rare and out-of-print writings by a wide range of authors, including John Bates Clark, John Rogers Commons, Robert Lee Hale, Walton H Hamilton, Calvin B Hoover, Frank H Knight, Gardiner Means, A C Pigou, Pierre Trudeau and Edwin E Witte.

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Law and Economics
Volume 1 Introduction; F Wharton, 'Political Economy and Criminal Law' (1882); H C Adams, 'Relations of the State to Industrial Action' (1887); 'Economics and Jurisprudence' (1897); E A Ross, 'The Unseen Foundations of Society' (1893); J B Clark, 'The Modern Appeal to Legal Forces in Economic Life' (1894); A C Pigou, 'A Parallel Between Economic and Political Theory' (1902); 'The Unity of Political and Economic Science' (1906); H W Humble, 'Economics from a Legal Standpoint' (1908); M W Littleton, 'Law and Economics' (1911); D Kinley, The Renewed Extension of Government Control of Economic Life (1914); J H Gray, Economics and the Law (1915); E A Gilmore, 'Relation of Law and Economics' (1917); H Hoyt, 'The Economic Function of the Common Law' (1918); R L Hale, 'Law Making by Unofficial Minorities' (1920); 'Coersion and Distribution in a Supposedly Noncoersive State' (1923); 'Labor Legislation as an Enlargement of Individual Liberty' (1925); 'Bargaining, Duress, and Economic Liberty' (1943); 'Some Basic Constitutional Rights of Economic Significance' (1951); Economic Liberty and the State (1951); J R Commons, 'Law and Economics' (1925); Volume 2 K N Llewellyn, 'The Effect of Legal Institutions Upon Economics' (1925); M M Litchman, 'Economics, The Basis of Law' (1927); W S Holdsworth, 'A Neglected Aspect of the Relations Between Economic and Legal History' (1927-28); H H Healy, 'Economic Surplus and the Law' (1928); W H Hamilton, 'Law and Economics' (1929); C B Hoover, 'Economic Forces in the Evolution of Civil and Canon Law' (1929); 'Institutional and Theoretical Implications of Economic Change' (1954); D H Parry, 'Economic Theories in English Case Law' (1931); J Solterer, 'Relations Between Economics and Juridical Science' (1932); R S T Chorley, 'Conflict of Law and Commerce' (1932); B S Dean, 'Economic and Constitutional Law' (1932); R J Heilman, 'The Correlation Between the Sciences of Law and Economics' (1932); G C Means, 'The Distribution of Control and Responsibility in a Modern Economy' (1935); A S Keister, 'Are Government and Business Separate Entities?' (1936); G Del Vecchio, 'Law and Economics' (1936); 'Law and Economics' (1957); H Kantorowicz, 'Has Capitalism Failed in Law?' (1937); S Herman, 'Economic Predilection and the Law' (1937); H W Robinson, 'Law and Economics' (1939); L S Lyon, 'The Private-Enterprise System Confronts Emergency' (1941); 'Government and American Economic Life' (1949); I L Sharfman, 'Law and Economics' (1946); D Black, 'The Unity of Political and Economic Science' (1950); E E Witte, Economics and Public Policy (1957); C A Auerbach, 'Law and Social Change in the United States' (1959); J Cropsey, 'On the Relation of Political Science and Economics' (1960); P E Trudeau, Economics Rights (1962); Index