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Louis D. Brandeis: A Life

Melvin Urofsky - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 928 pages
The first full-scale biography in twenty-five years of one of the most important and distinguished justices to sit on the Supreme Court–a book that reveals Louis D. Brandeis ...
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The Hughes Court: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

Michael E. Parrish - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 342 pages
Examines the cases before and legacy of the Supreme Court during the Great Depression, and explores how it shaped the government response to matters including economic crisis ...
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The Texas Railroad Commission: Understanding Regulation In America To The ...

William R. Childs - Business & Economics - 2005 - 323 pages
Before OPEC took center stage, one state agency in Texas was widely believed to set oil prices for the world. The Texas Railroad Commission (TRC) evolved from its founding in ...
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Socializing Capital: The Rise of the Large Industrial Corporation in America

William G. Roy - Business & Economics - 1999 - 360 pages
Ever since Adolph Berle and Gardiner Means wrote their classic 1932 analysis of the American corporation, The Modern Corporation and Private Property, social scientists have ...
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The SEC and Capital Market Regulation: The Politics of Expertise

Anne M Khademian - Political Science - 1992 - 292 pages
Anne M. Khademian addresses the significance of the SEC for securities policy and uses the agency as a model for the study of bureaucracy and bureaucratic theory. She examines ...
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The Politics of Deregulation

Martha Derthick, Paul J. Quirk - Business & Economics - 2001 - 265 pages
The standard wisdom among political scientists has been that "iron triangles" operated among regulatory agencies, the regulated industries, and members of Congress, all ...
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The Best Transportation System in the World: Railroads, Trucks, Airlines ...

Mark H. Rose, Bruce Edsall Seely, Paul F. Barrett - History - 2006 - 318 pages
"From 1920 to the mid-1990s, American transportation in the form of railroads, trucks, and airlines was simply a creature of politics and public policy. In brief, the markets ...
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The New Deal Lawyers

Peter H. Irons - History - 1993 - 368 pages
From the perspective of young lawyers in three key New Deal agencies, this book traces the path of crucial constitutional test cases during the years from 1933 to 1937.From the ...
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The New Dealers: Power Politics in the Age of Roosevelt

Jordan A. Schwarz - History - 2011 - 432 pages
This bold new analysis of the New Deal dramatically revises our vision of the Roosevelt legacy -- and of the new relation between government and business it made a central fact ...
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