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The Illusion of Free Markets

Punishment and the Myth of Natural Order

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$20.50 • £16.95 • €18.50

ISBN 9780674066168

Publication: November 2012

Short

336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

7 tables, 12 graphs

World

  • The Paris Marais and the Chicago Board of Trade
  • 1. Beccaria on Crime and Punishment
  • 2. Policing the Public Economy
  • 3. The Birth of Natural Order
  • 4. The Rise of Legal Despotism
  • 5. Bentham’s Strange Alchemy
  • 6. The Chicago School
  • 7. The Myth of Discipline
  • 8. The Illusion of Freedom
  • 9. The Penitentiary System and Mass Incarceration
  • 10. Private Prisons, Drugs, and the Welfare State
  • A Prolegomenon
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index