Why antitrust? (Preface for the book "10th Anniversary of Concurrences")

To mark its tenth anniversary, Concurrences has brought together 100 contributions answering the question: “Why antitrust?” The different disciplines in which the different contributors work ensures that a wide range of approaches is represented—the authors include historians, lawyers, economists, a sociologist, an anthropologist, a demographer, a priest and a rabbi, politicians, essayists and entrepreneurs. The book offers a selection of responses that make it possible to step beyond preconceived notions. This article by Martine Behar-Touchais serves as the preface. The book is available on Concurrences website and via Amazon from mid-September 2014.

A dedicated website provides readers with free access to selected contributions with 3 quizz and an online survey.

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Martine Behar-Touchais, Why antitrust? (Preface for the book "10th Anniversary of Concurrences"), September 2014, Concurrences N° 3-2014, Art. N° 68459,

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