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American government and business [by] H.H. Liebhafsky.


New York, Wiley [1971] .
ISBN 0471534226, 9780471534228

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Subjects Antitrust law -- United States.
Antitrust law.
Trade regulation -- United States.
Trade regulation.
United States.
Description xl, 587 pages 26 cm
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents pt. I. The philosophical, legal, political, and econominc setting. The concept of political economy -- Three philosophical rationalizations of political democracy -- Types and philosophies of law -- Law and social change: the judicial process ; Appendix. Organization and operation of the judicial system -- Law and social change: the social contract in a context of factions and images -- Law and social change: legislative, executive, and administrative processes -- Some landmarks of United States constitutional law -- Some uses of governmental power to promote economic activity since 1789 -- Forms of business association; the merger movements -- Static welfare economics and "economic efficiency": the circular flow -- Concentrations of economic power: business associations and labor unions -- pt. II. Working rules which enforce and supplement competition: the antitrust and consumer protection laws. The basic antitrust statutes and their administration; legislation to protect consumers -- Concepts of "workable competition" -- The Sherman Act -- Exclusive dealing, tying arrangements, price discrimination, and other trade practices under the Clayton Act as amended -- Defenses against charges of discrimination under the Robinson-Patman Act -- Interlocking directorates and mergers under the Clayton Act as amended -- "Unfair methods of competition," "unfair or deceptive practices," "fair packaging and labeling," and "truth in lending" -- Patents and antitrust -- The problem of remedies -- Antitrust and international business practices -- The problem of antitrust and regulated industries; evaluations of antitrust policy -- part III. Special working rules which replace or modify the operation of market force. Administrative regulation: general considerations -- Domestic surface transportation -- Air and ocean transportation -- The Department of Transportation: promotion and safety functions -- Hydroelectric power; natural gas; communications -- The physical environment; foods, drugs, and cosmetics; securities and security markets -- Labor-management relations; labor standards and economic security; manpower probems and programs -- Agriculture; small business -- The level and direction of movement of economic activity -- Wartime controls; government investment decisions; concluding remarks -- Appendix. Logical positivist, natural law, and instrumentalist philosophies in economics.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)121571
(OCoLC)ocm00121571
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WorldCat Identities Liebhafsky, H. H. 1919-1993.
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