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Contents Introduction 000 Part I. Welfare Statism 1. Is More Economic Equality Better? 000 2. The Welfare State: Promising Protection in an Age of Anxiety 000 3. Nineteen Neglected Consequences of Income Redistribution 000 Part II. Our Glorious Leaders 4. The Mythology of Roosevelt and the New Deal 000 5. Public Choice and Political Leadership 000 6. Bolingbroke, Nixon, and the Rest of Them 000 7. What Professor Stiglitz Learned in Washington 000 8. Great Presidents? 000 Part III. Despotism, Soft and Hard 9. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration: A Billy Club Is Not a Substitute for Eyeglasses 000 10. Regulatory Harmonization: A Sweet-Sounding, Dangerous Development 000 11. Puritanism, Paternalism, and Power 000 12. We're All Sick, and Government Must Heal Us 000 13. Lock 'Em Up! 000 14. Government Protects Us? 000 15. Coercion Is Not a Societal Constant 000 Part IV. Economic Disgraces 16. Official Economic Statistics: The Emperor's Clothes Are Dirty 000 17. A Tale of Two Labor Markets 000 18. Death and Taxes 000 19. A Carnival of Taxation 000 20. Unmitigated Mercantilism 000 21. Results of a Fifty-Year Experiment in Political Economy 000 22. Results of Another Fifty-Year Experiment in Political Economy 000 23. Pity the Poor Japanese 000 Part V. The Political Economy of Crisis 24. War and Leviathan in Twentieth-Century America: Conscription as the Keystone 000 25. Crisis and Quasi-corporatist Policymaking: The U.S. Case in Historical Perspective 000 26. The Normal Constitution versus the Crisis Constitution 000 27. The Myth of War Prosperity 000 28. To Deal with a Crisis: Government Program or Free Market? 000 29. Beware the Pork Hawk: In Pursuit of Reelection, Congress Sells Out the Nation's Defense 000 30. The Cold War Is Over, but U.S. Preparation for It Continues 000 Part VI. Retreat of the State? 31. Leviathan at Bay? (As Viewed in 1991) 000 32. Escaping Leviathan? 000 33. The Era of Big Government Is Not Over 000 Part VII. Review of the Troops 34. The Bloody Hinge of American History 000 35. The Rise of Big Business in America 000 36. Origins of the Corporate Liberal State 000 37. When Ideological Worlds Collide: Reflections on Kraditor's Radical Persuasion 000 38. On Ackerman's Justification of Irregular Constitutional Change: Is Any Vice You Get Away With a Virtue? 000 39. The So-Called Third Way 000 40. Thank God for the Nation State? 000 Index 000
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