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Instituted or Embedded? Legal, Fiscal and Economic Institutionalisation of Markets

Harvey, M (2009) Instituted or Embedded? Legal, Fiscal and Economic Institutionalisation of Markets. UNSPECIFIED. Centre for Research in Economic Sociology and Innovation (CRESI) Working Paper 2009-01, University of Essex, Colchester, UK.

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Abstract

Recent debates in economic sociology have raised questions about the significance of law in the economy, and specifically the role of law in the operation of markets. This paper compares a recent grand and detailed historical sweeps of the laws of the labour market by Deakin and Wilkinson with an ideally complementing similar two volume study of the history of taxation, also related to the labour market, by Daunton. By exploring the differences between the evolution of legal, fiscal and welfare institutions, this paper aims to cast light on the processes of institutional change that neither, taken separately, were able to undertake.

Item Type: Monograph (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled Keywords: markets; instituted; embedded; Harvey
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology, Department of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2012 16:15
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 18:13
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/2303

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