The Resource The origins of liberty : political and economic liberalization in the modern world, edited by Paul W. Drake and Mathew D. McCubbins

The origins of liberty : political and economic liberalization in the modern world, edited by Paul W. Drake and Mathew D. McCubbins

Label
The origins of liberty : political and economic liberalization in the modern world
Title
The origins of liberty
Title remainder
political and economic liberalization in the modern world
Statement of responsibility
edited by Paul W. Drake and Mathew D. McCubbins
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Why would sovereigns ever grant political or economic liberty to their subjects? Under what conditions would rational rulers who possess ultimate authority and who seek to maximize power and wealth ever give up any of that authority? This book draws on a wide array of empirical and theoretical approaches to answer these questions, investigating both why sovereign powers might liberalize and when
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JC585
LC item number
.O695 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Drake, Paul W.
  • McCubbins, Mathew D.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Liberty
  • Liberalism
  • Free enterprise
  • Free enterprise
  • Liberalism
  • Liberty
  • Vrijheid
  • Liberalisatie
  • Markteconomie
  • Liberalismus
  • Wirtschaftsliberalismus
  • Autoritäres System
  • Public Choice
  • Geschichte
  • Welt
  • Demokratisierung
Label
The origins of liberty : political and economic liberalization in the modern world, edited by Paul W. Drake and Mathew D. McCubbins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-199) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins of liberty / Paul W. Drake and Matthew D. McCubbins -- Limited government and liberal markets : an introduction to "constitutions and commitment" / Douglass C. North and Barry R. Weingast -- Constitution and commitment : the evolution of institutions governing public choice in seventeenth century England / Douglass C. North and Barry R. Weingast -- Democracy, capital, skill, and country size : effects of asset mobility and regime monopoly on the odds of democratic rule / Ronald Rogowski -- The international causes of democratization, 1974-1990 / Paul W. Drake -- The political economy of authoritarian withdrawals / Stephan Haggard and Robert R. Kaufman -- When you wish upon the stars : why the generals (and admirals) say yes to Latin American "transitions: to civilian government / Brian Loveman -- Political structure and economic liberalization : conditions and cases from the developing world / William B. Heller, Philip Keefer, and Matthew D. McCubbins -- Afterward / Paul W. Drake and Matthew D. McCubbins
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
205 pages
Isbn
9780691057538
Lccn
97037205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)37559748
  • (OCoLC)ocm37559748
Label
The origins of liberty : political and economic liberalization in the modern world, edited by Paul W. Drake and Mathew D. McCubbins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-199) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins of liberty / Paul W. Drake and Matthew D. McCubbins -- Limited government and liberal markets : an introduction to "constitutions and commitment" / Douglass C. North and Barry R. Weingast -- Constitution and commitment : the evolution of institutions governing public choice in seventeenth century England / Douglass C. North and Barry R. Weingast -- Democracy, capital, skill, and country size : effects of asset mobility and regime monopoly on the odds of democratic rule / Ronald Rogowski -- The international causes of democratization, 1974-1990 / Paul W. Drake -- The political economy of authoritarian withdrawals / Stephan Haggard and Robert R. Kaufman -- When you wish upon the stars : why the generals (and admirals) say yes to Latin American "transitions: to civilian government / Brian Loveman -- Political structure and economic liberalization : conditions and cases from the developing world / William B. Heller, Philip Keefer, and Matthew D. McCubbins -- Afterward / Paul W. Drake and Matthew D. McCubbins
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
205 pages
Isbn
9780691057538
Lccn
97037205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)37559748
  • (OCoLC)ocm37559748

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