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Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists: Unleashing the Power of Financial ...

Raghuram G. Rajan, Luigi Zingales - Business & Economics - 2004 - 369 pages
In the wake of recent business scandals, financial markets are often thought of as parasitic institutions that feed off the blood, sweat, and tears of human endeavor. This ...
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Debt's Dominion: A History of Bankruptcy Law in America

David A. Skeel - Business & Economics - 2003 - 296 pages
Bankruptcy in America, in contrast to most other countries, signifies a chance for debtors to stop and recover. This text probes the political dynamics behind this system and ...
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Zion in the Courts: A Legal History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter ...

Edwin Brown Firmage, Richard Collin Mangrum - Religion - 2001 - 430 pages
Winner of an Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award The inability of American society to tolerate the peculiar institutions embraced by Mormons was one of the major events in the religious ...
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The Republic According to John Marshall Harlan

Linda Przybyszewski - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 286 pages
This book is an innovative combination of personal and judicial biography which illuminates and explains the contradictions and puzzles in Supreme Court Justice Harlan's ...
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Organizations, Uncertainties, and Risk

James F. Short - Business & Economics - 1992 - 381 pages
Every day, individuals, groups, and organizations make decisions that involve uncertainty and risk - and, often, important consequences for society. Increasingly, our lives are ...
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The Reconstruction of Southern Debtors: Bankruptcy After the Civil War

Elizabeth Lee Thompson - Law - 2004 - 198 pages
Based on a careful empirical study of nearly four thousand cases filed in three southern federal districts, this book focuses on how the Bankruptcy Act of 1867 helped shape the ...
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