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Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development

Naomi R. Lamoreaux and John Joseph Wallis, editors

Conference held October 24-25, 2014
Published in November 2017 by University of Chicago Press
© 2017 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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380 pages
ISBN: 0-226-42636-X

Table of Contents

Introduction: Naomi R. Lamoreaux, John Joseph Wallis (p. 1 - 21) (bibliographic info)
1. The East Indian Monopoly and the Transition from Limited Access in England, 1600–1813: Dan Bogart (p. 23 - 49) (bibliographic info)
2. Adam Smith’s Theory of Violence and the Political Economics of Development: Barry R. Weingast (p. 51 - 81) (bibliographic info)
3. Pluralism without Privilege? Corps Intermédiaires, Civil Society, and the Art of Association: Jacob T. Levy (p. 83 - 108) (bibliographic info) (Working Paper version)
4. Banks, Politics, and Political Parties: From Partisan Banking to Open Access in Early Massachusetts: Qian Lu, John Joseph Wallis (p. 109 - 145) (bibliographic info) (Working Paper version)
5. Corporation Law and the Shift toward Open Access in the Antebellum United States: Eric Hilt (p. 147 - 177) (bibliographic info) (Working Paper version)
6. Organizational Poisedness and the Transformation of Civic Order in Nineteenth-Century New York City: Victoria Johnson, Walter W. Powell (p. 179 - 230) (bibliographic info) (Working Paper version)
7. Voluntary Associations, Corporate Rights, and the State: Legal Constraints on the Development of American Civil Society, 1750–1900: Ruth H. Bloch, Naomi R. Lamoreaux (p. 231 - 290) (bibliographic info)
8. The Right to Associate and the Rights of Associations: Civil-Society Organizations in Prussia, 1794–1908: Richard Brooks, Timothy W. Guinnane (p. 291 - 329) (bibliographic info)
9. Opening Access, Ending the Violence Trap: Labor, Business, Government, and the National Labor Relations Act: Margaret Levi, Tania Melo, Barry R. Weingast, Frances Zlotnick (p. 331 - 366) (bibliographic info)
 
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