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Volume 18  Number 3  •  Winter 2014
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Consenting to Collective Action
The Classical Liberal Constitutional Calculus of James M. Buchanan
By Randall G. Holcombe
This article appeared in the Winter 2014 issue of The Independent Review

Some aspects of Buchanan’s constitutional thought might be at odds with his notion of classical liberalism. One candidate is his case for coercing individuals to support the collective action he thought was necessary to further the individual’s own goals.

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Other Independent Review articles by Randall G. Holcombe
    Fall 2013   The Public Debt Problem
    Spring 2013   Crony Capitalism
    Fall 2012   Make Economics Policy Relevant
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