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Organizations, civil society, and the roots of development

Title
Organizations, civil society, and the roots of development / Naomi R. Lamoreaux and John Joseph Wallis.
ISBN
9780226426532 (ebook) :
Publication
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2018.
Physical Description
1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
Local Notes
Access is available to the Yale community.
Notes
Previously issued in print: 2017.
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on April 13, 2018).
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Summary
Modern developed nations are rich and politically stable in part because their citizens are free to form organisations and have access to the relevant legal resources. Yet in spite of the advantages of open access to civil organisations, it is estimated that 80 percent of people live in countries that do not allow unfettered access. Why have some countries disallow the formation of organisations as part of their economic and political system? The contributions here answer this question through an exploration of how developing nations throughout the 18th and 19th centuries, including the United States, United Kingdom, France, and Germany, made the transition to allowing their citizens the right to form organisations.
Variant and related titles
Chicago scholarship online.
Other formats
Print version :
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
June 22, 2018
Series
National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
A National Bureau of Economic Research conference report
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Audience
Specialized.
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