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The Origins of Liberty:
Political and Economic Liberalization in the Modern World
Edited by Paul W. Drake & Mathew D. McCubbins

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
List of Contributors
1The Origins of Liberty3
2Limited Government and Liberal Markets: An Introduction to "Constitutions and Commitment"13
3Constitutions and Commitment: The Evolution of Institutions Governing Public Choice in Seventeenth-Century England16
4Democracy, Capital, Skill, and Country Size: Effects of Asset Mobility and Regime Monopoly on the Odds of Democratic Rule48
5The International Causes of Democratization, 1974-199070
6The Political Economy of Authoritarian Withdrawals92
7When You Wish upon the Stars: Why the Generals (and Admirals) Say Yes to Latin American "Transitions" to Civilian Government115
8Political Structure and Economic Liberalization: Conditions and Cases from the Developing World146
9Afterword179
References181
Index201

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