Limited Government, Individual Liberty and the Rule of Law: Selected Works by Arthur Asher Shenfield

Limited Government, Individual Liberty and the Rule of Law: Selected Works by Arthur Asher Shenfield

by Arthur A. Shenfield, Norman P. Barry
     
 

ISBN-10: 1858987881

ISBN-13: 9781858987880

Pub. Date: 01/01/1998

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781858987880
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Series:
John Locke Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsix
A biographyxi
1.Arthur Asher Shenfield 1909-1990: an appreciation1
Part ILaw, Economy and the State
2.Friedrich A. von Hayek: Nobel prizewinner17
3.The new thought of F.A. Hayek: his political and legal theory22
4.Hayek on law33
5.Equality before the law48
6.Must we abolish the state?61
7.The new deal and the supreme court72
Part IIThe Meaning of the Market
8.The nature of competition85
9.The economic system - rules versus authorities98
10.Conservatism and the liberal economy107
11.Myth and reality in anti-trust117
Part IIISocialism: the Fatal Conceit
12.Myth and reality in economic systems139
13.The failure of socialism: learning from the Swedes and the English188
Part IVTrade Unions: Above the Law
14.The rise of trade union power in Britain223
15.What about the trade unions?239
16.Unions and national politics: Britain and the USA247
17.Thatcher's reform of Britain's labour unions254
18.Big government, big labour and big business: parallels true and false266
Part VThe Spirit of Capitalism
19.Capitalism under the tests of ethics281
20.Sense and nonsense about the corporation292
21.The businessman and the politician297
22.The roots of American discontent306
23.The ideological war against western society321
24.The ugly intellectual341
Index349

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