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The Accidental Republic

Crippled Workingmen, Destitute Widows, and the Remaking of American Law

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$32.50 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674022614

Publication Date: 09/30/2006

Short

322 pages

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

3 tables

World

  • Introduction
  • 1. Crippled Workingmen, Destitute Widows, and the Crisis of Free Labor
  • 2. The Dilemmas of Classical Tort Law
  • 3. The Cooperative Insurance Movement
  • 4. From Markets to Managers
  • 5. Widows, Actuaries, and the
  • Logics of Social Insurance
  • 6. The Passion of William Werner
  • 7. The Accidental Republic
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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