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Criminal Justice by the Invisible Hand

Chapter that explores how criminal justice systems are deeply affected by prevailing ideas about political economy—about the proper ways for states to organize and intervene in markets.

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This chapter explores how criminal justice systems are deeply affected by prevailing ideas about political economy—about the proper ways for states to organize and intervene in markets. Comparative studies of “varieties of capitalism” distinguish between “liberal market economies” such as the United States, and “coordinated market economies,” which describes most continental European nations. Read more...