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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 Politics of Public Management

Philip B. Heymann - Political Science - 1989 - 196 pages
How do political appointees chosen to head government agencies deal with the powerful political forces that surround them? In a fascinating and instructive book Philip B ...
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LBJ and the Presidential Management of Foreign Relations

Paul Y. Hammond - Political Science - 2010 - 312 pages
In this insightful study, Paul Y. Hammond, an experienced analyst of bureaucratic politics, adapts and extends that approach to explain and evaluate the Johnson administration ...
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The Making of the New Deal: The Insiders Speak

Katie Louchheim - History - 1983 - 368 pages
Reminiscences of lawyers, economists, and public administrators who worked in Washington during the thirties offer a detailed look at the Roosevelt Administration.
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Braking the Special Interests: Trucking Deregulation and the Politics of ...

Dorothy Robyn - Law - 1987 - 295 pages
In 1980 Congress voted to eliminate the federal system of protective regulation over the powerful trucking industry, despite fierce opposition. This upset marked a rare example ...
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The Chief Justiceship of Melville W. Fuller, 1888-1910

James W. Ely - Law - 1995 - 248 pages
The safeguarding of economic rights during Fuller's tenure.
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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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The Speculation Economy: How Finance Triumphed Over Industry

Lawrence E. Mitchell - Business & Economics - 2008 - 416 pages
American companies once focused exclusively on providing the best products and services. But today, most corporations are obsessed with maximizing their stock prices, resulting ...
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