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Author Peritz, Rudolph J. R.

Title Competition policy in America, 1888-1992 : history, rhetoric, law / Rudolph J.R. Peritz.

Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 374 pages)
Physical Medium polychrome
Description text file
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-364) and index.
Contents Introduction; 1. Public Debate About Competition Policy, 1888-1911: Free Competition and Freedom of Contract; 2. The Era of Cooperative Competition, 1911-1933: Trade and Labor Associations, Political Majorities, and Speech Rights; 3. The New Deal's Political Economy, 1933-1948: From Organic Body Politic to Unified Body Economic; 4. Competition, Pluralism, and the Problem of Persistent Oligarchy, 1948-1967; 5. Rhetorics of Free Competition, 1968-1980: Efficiency, Property Rights, and Equality.
Summary In this work, Peritz analyses how free competition has signified both freedom from oppressive government and freedom from private economic power. Peritz shows how these two complex yet distinct and sometimes contradictory images have influenced government policy and continue to inspire public debate over political economy in America.
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Subject Antitrust law -- United States -- History.
Antitrust law.
United States.
History.
Competition -- United States -- History.
Competition.
Indexed Term Industries Competition Law History
United States
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Computer network resources.
History.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Peritz, Rudolph J.R. Competition policy in America, 1888-1992. New York : Oxford University Press, 1996 (DLC) 95015349
ISBN 1601298730
9781601298737
9780195074611 (acid-free paper)
0195074610 (acid-free paper)
9780195360660 (electronic book)
0195360664 (electronic book)
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9781280441547
0195074610 (acid-free paper)