Presidents, Parties, and the State: A Party System Perspective on Democratic Regulatory Choice, 1884-1936by Scott C. James
James challenges dominant theories of regulatory politics by placing presidential elections and national party leaders at the centre of American regulatory state development.See more details below
James challenges dominant theories of regulatory politics by placing presidential elections and national party leaders at the centre of American regulatory state development.
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Table of Contents
Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: parties, presidential elections, and regulatory choice - a party system perspective; 2. Swing states, business Mugwumps, and the Interstate Commerce Act of 1887; 3. The Progressive party vote and the Federal Trade Commission Act of 1914; 4. Progressive Republicans and the 'Death Sentence' for public utility holding companies during America's second New Deal; 5. Conclusion: parties and the American regulatory state; Bibliography; Index.
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