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The Strategic Constitution
Robert D. Cooter

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

DETAILED CONTENTS ix
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS xv
LIST OF TABLES xvii
PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xix
CHAPTER 1. Taking Consequences Seriously: Introduction 1
PART I: PROCESSES OF GOVERNMENT: VOTING, BARGAINING, ADMINISTERING 15
CHAPTER 2. Voting 17
CHAPTER 3. Bargaimng 51
CHAPTER 4. Administering 79
PART II: THE OPTIMAL NUMBER OF GOVERNMENTS 101
CHAPTER 5. Intergovernmental Relations
CHAPTER 6. Government Competition 127
CHAPTER 7. Ministries and Agencies
PART III: OPTIMAL DIVISION OF POWERS
CHAPTER 8. Specialization 173
CHAPTER 9. Separation of Powers 211
PART IV: OPTIMAL RIGHTS 241
CHAPTER 10. The Value of Rights 243
CHAPTER 11. Philosophies of Rights: Liberty and Redistribution 261
CHAPTER 12. Property Rights 279
CHAPTER 13. Free Speech 309
CHAPTER 14. Civil Rights 333
CHAPTER 15. Summary and Conclusion 359
BIBLIOGRAPHY 381
GENERAL INDEX 399
INDEX OF NAMES 409

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