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Author Holmes, Stephen, 1948-

Title The cost of rights : why liberty depends on taxes / Stephen Holmes and Cass R. Sunstein.

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  323 H738c    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 255 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-246) and index.
Contents All rights are positive -- The necessity of government performance -- No property with taxation -- Watchdogs must be paid -- How scarcity affects liberty -- How rights differ from interests -- Enforcing rights means distributing resources -- Why tradeoffs are inescapable -- Have rights gone too far? -- The unselfishness of rights -- Rights as a response to moral breakdown -- How religious liberty promotes stability -- Rightsholders as stakeholders -- Welfare rights and the politics of inclusion.
Subject Civil rights -- Costs.
Finance, Public.
Government spending policy.
Added Author Sunstein, Cass R.
ISBN 0393046702

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