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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Roberts, Alasdair (Alasdair Scott).
Logic of discipline.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||xi, 201 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||The logic of discipline ---
The quiet revolution : Central bank independence ---
Treasury power and fiscal rules ---
Islands in the public sector : Tax collectors ---
The gates of trade : Autonomous mainports ---
Protecting capital : Independent regulators and super courts ---
Devils in the details : Long-term infrastructure contracts ---
|Other Titles:||Global capitalism and the architecture of government|
This concise and provocative book has a readability that belies its dense subject matter. The evidence produced by Roberts to support his points is thorough and compelling, but rarely overdone.