By Robert Higgs,Arthur A. Ekirch Jr.
Discussing how executive has consistently grown in measurement and scope in the past century, this account demonstrates that the most cause lies in government’s responses to nationwide “crises” (real or imagined), together with fiscal upheavals and, specially, conflict. the outcome, this booklet argues, is the ever-increasing executive strength, which endures lengthy after each one challenge has handed, impinging on either civil and monetary liberties and fostering huge company welfare. delivering ideological motives for the ascension of the function of presidency out of a capitalist, free-market economic system, it is going to attract people with pursuits in political economic system, American historical past, and libertarian politics.
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Crisis and Leviathan: Critical Episodes in the Growth of American Government (Independent Studies in Political Economy) by Robert Higgs,Arthur A. Ekirch Jr.