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Putting The 'Public' In Public Administration: The Rise Of The Public Utility Idea, William J. Novak Jan 2017

Putting The 'Public' In Public Administration: The Rise Of The Public Utility Idea, William J. Novak

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From the perspective of American legal history, one of the most important and lasting themes in the work of Jerry L. Mashaw is his definitive establishment of the long and deep historical origins of American administrative law and the administrative state. Mashaw's remarkable charting of “The Lost One Hundred Years of American Administrative Law” is a monumental achievement that forever alters the established chronology and history of the administrative regulatory state in the USA. Through his emphasis on what Bruce Wyman dubbed the “internal law” of administration, Mashaw identified a new route into a previously undiscovered (or at least underacknowledged) …