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Democracy and the Origins of the American Regulatory State / Samuel DeCanio.

By: DeCanio, Samuel [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: The Institution for Social and Policy Studies.Publisher: New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, [2015]Copyright date: ©2015Description: 1 online resource (320 p.).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780300216318.Subject(s): Elections -- History -- 19th century -- United States | Political campaigns -- History -- 19th century -- United States | Representative government and representation -- History -- 19th century -- United States | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political ideologies / DemocracyDDC classification: 328.73 Online resources: Click here to access online | Cover
Contents:
Frontmatter -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. The Modern Regulatory State -- Chapter 2. State Autonomy in Democratic Societies -- Chapter 3. Civil War Finance and the American State -- Chapter 4. George Pendleton and Mass Opinion -- Chapter 5. The Election of 1868 -- Chapter 6. The Crime of 1873 -- Chapter 7. Discretion and the Treasury Department -- Chapter 8. The Ohio Gubernatorial Election of 1875 -- Chapter 9. The Compromise of 1877 and Railroad Regulation -- Chapter 10. Charles Francis Adams Jr. and Bureaucracy -- Chapter 11. Free Silver and the Democratic Party -- Chapter 12. The Conservative Origins of the American Regulatory State -- Conclusion State Autonomy in Democratic Societies -- Notes -- Primary Sources -- Index
Title is part of eBook package:YUP eBook Package 2014-2015Title is part of eBook package:YUP eBook Package 2014-2016Title is part of eBook package:YUP eBook-Package 2000-2015Summary: Political scientist Samuel DeCanio examines how political elites used high levels of voter ignorance to create a new type of regulatory state with lasting implications for American politics. Focusing on the expansion of bureaucratic authority in late-nineteenth-century America, DeCanio's exhaustive archival research examines electoral politics, the Treasury Department's control over monetary policy, and the Interstate Commerce Commission's regulation of railroads to examine how conservative politicians created a new type of bureaucratic state to insulate policy decisions from popular control.
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Frontmatter -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. The Modern Regulatory State -- Chapter 2. State Autonomy in Democratic Societies -- Chapter 3. Civil War Finance and the American State -- Chapter 4. George Pendleton and Mass Opinion -- Chapter 5. The Election of 1868 -- Chapter 6. The Crime of 1873 -- Chapter 7. Discretion and the Treasury Department -- Chapter 8. The Ohio Gubernatorial Election of 1875 -- Chapter 9. The Compromise of 1877 and Railroad Regulation -- Chapter 10. Charles Francis Adams Jr. and Bureaucracy -- Chapter 11. Free Silver and the Democratic Party -- Chapter 12. The Conservative Origins of the American Regulatory State -- Conclusion State Autonomy in Democratic Societies -- Notes -- Primary Sources -- Index

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Political scientist Samuel DeCanio examines how political elites used high levels of voter ignorance to create a new type of regulatory state with lasting implications for American politics. Focusing on the expansion of bureaucratic authority in late-nineteenth-century America, DeCanio's exhaustive archival research examines electoral politics, the Treasury Department's control over monetary policy, and the Interstate Commerce Commission's regulation of railroads to examine how conservative politicians created a new type of bureaucratic state to insulate policy decisions from popular control.

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In English.

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