- The State and State-Building
- Development of Civil Society
- Economic Institutions
- Exclusion, Inclusion, and Political Institutions
- Analyzing Constitutions
- Comparative Constitutions
- American Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations
- Comparative Federalism
- Territorial Institutions
- Executives—The American Presidency
- Executives In Parliamentary Government
- Comparative Executive–Legislative Relations
- Public Bureaucracies
- The Welfare State
- The Regulatory State?
- Legislative Organization
- Comparative Legislative Behavior
- Comparative Local Governance
- Judicial Institutions
- The Judicial Process and Public Policy
- Political Parties In and Out of Legislatures
- Electoral Systems
- Direct Democracy
- International Political Institutions
- International Security Institutions: Rules, Tools, Schools, or Fools?
- International Economic Institutions
- International NGOs
Abstract and Keywords
This article presents a sketch of the historical forces that have produced regulatory capitalism as a police economy. It shows that this police economy evolved from different feudal economies, the displacement of police with an unregulable nineteenth-century liberal economy, and the state provider economy that gave way to regulatory capitalism. This article determines that the reciprocal relationship between corporatization and regulation creates a world where there is more governance of all kinds.
John Braithwaite is a Professor in the Law Program, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University and Chair of the Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet). His most recent books are Global Business Regulation (Cambridge University Press, 2000), Information Feudalism (Earthscan Publications, 2002) (both with Peter Drahos), Shame Management through Reintegration (Cambridge University Press, 2001) (with Eliza Ahmed, Nathan Harris, and Valerie Braithwaite), and Restorative Justice and Responsive Regulation (Oxford University Press, 2002).
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