The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Anarchism and the Public Goods Issue: Law, Courts, and the Police
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)
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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.