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Anarchism and the Public Goods Issue: Law, Courts, and the Police

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07/30/2014David Osterfeld

This paper is an attempt to use what is essentially "public choice" analysis- which assumes that individuals will make "rational" choices based on self-interest- to show how the primary collective good, security, might be provided noncoercively, i.e., in the absence of a state.

Volume 9, Number 1 (1989)

Author:

David Osterfeld

Dr. Osterfeld was assistant professor of political science at Saint Joseph's College, Rensselaer, Indiana.

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Osterfeld, David. "Anarchism and the Public Goods Issue: Law, Courts, and the Police." Journal of Libertarian Studies 9, No. 1 (1989): 47–68.

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