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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
Price: £295.00

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Limited Government, Individual Liberty and the Rule of Law

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ISBN13: 9781858987880
ISBN: 1858987881
Published: June 1998
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Format: Hardback
Price: £109.00



This is a collection of essays by Arthur Asher Shenfield, a liberal and critic of misguided government intervention in a free economy. The essays are concerned with constitutionalism and law in the United States, tracing the decline in legal protection that America has given economic agents.

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Contents:
A biography, Charles K. Rowley. Arthur Asher Shenfield 1909-1990 - an appreciation, Norman Barry.
Part 1 Law, economy and the state: Friedrich von Hayek - Nobel prizewinner; the new thought of F.A. Hayek - his political and legal theory; Hayek on law; equality before the law; must we abolish the state?; the new deal and the Supreme Court.
Part 2 The meaning of the market: the nature of competition; the economics system - rules versus authorities; conservatism and the liberal economy; myth and reality in anti-trust.
Part 3 Socialism - the fatal conceit: myth and reality in economic systems; the failure of socialism - learning from the Swedes and the English.
Part 4 Trade unions - above the law: rise of trade union power in Britain; what about the trade unions?; unions and national politics - Britain and the USA; Thatcher's reform of Britain's labour unions; big government, big labour and big business - parallels true and false.
Part 5 The spirit of capitalism: capitalism under the tests of ethics; sense and nonsense about the corporation; the businessman and the politician; the roots of American discontent; the ideological war against Western society; the ugly intellectual.