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The voluntary city : choice, community, and civil society

Author: David T Beito; Peter Gordon; Alexander Tabarrok
Publisher: Ann Arbor ; Oakland, Calif. : University of Michigan Press : Independent Institute, 2005, ©2002.
Series: Economics, cognition, and society
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Étude de cas (Descripteur de forme)
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David T Beito; Peter Gordon; Alexander Tabarrok
ISBN: 0472112406 9780472112401 0472088378 9780472088379
OCLC Number: 757506488
Description: xiii, 462 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Toward a rebirth of civil society. Building the voluntary city. Laissez-faire urban planning / Stephen Davies. The private places of St. Louis : urban infrastructure through private planning / David T. Beito. The voluntary provision of public goods? The turnpike companies of early America / Daniel Klein. Entrepreneurial city planning : Chicago's central manufacturing district / Robert C. Arne -- Law and social services in the voluntary city. Justice without government : the Merchant Courts of Medieval Europe and their modern counterparts / Bruce L. Benson. The private provision of police during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries / Stephen Davies. "This enormous army" : The mutual-aid tradition of American fraternal societies before the twentieth century / David T. Beito. Medical care through mutual aid : the friendly societies of Great Britain / David G. Green. Education in the voluntary city / James Tooley -- The voluntary city and community. Proprietary communities and community associations / Fred E. Foldvary. Contractual governments in theory and practice / Donald J. Boudreaux and Randall G. Holcombe. Privatizing the neighborhood : a proposal to replace zoning with private collective property rights to existing neighborhoods / Robert H. Nelson. The case for land lease versus subdivision : homeowners' associations reconsidered / Spencer Heath MacCallum -- Epilogue. Market challenges and government failure : lessons from the voluntary city / Alexander Tabarrok.
Series Title: Economics, cognition, and society
Responsibility: edited by David T. Beito, Peter Gordon, and Alexander Tabarrok ; foreword by Paul Johnson.


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