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New Democracy

The Creation of the Modern American State

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674260443

Publication Date: 03/29/2022


384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

3 tables


  • Introduction: The Progressive Pursuit of a Social Democratic State
  • 1. Citizenship: The Origins of Modern American Constitutionalism
  • 2. Police Power: The State and the Transformation of American Public Law
  • 3. Public Utility: The Origins of Modern Business Regulation
  • 4. Social Legislation: From Social Welfare to Social Police
  • 5. Antimonopoly: Regulated Industries and the Social Control of Capitalism
  • 6. Democratic Administration: Public Service and Social Provision
  • Conclusion: The Myth of the New Deal State
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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