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William Novak

Charles F. and Edith J. Clyne Professor of Law
Member of University of Michigan Law School Faculty 2009-


Publications

Forthcoming | Books | Book Chapters | Journal Articles | Reviews 
Other Publications | Reprints | Works in Progress & Working Papers

Forthcoming

  • "Beyond Weber: The Need for a Theory of the Democratic State." Tocqueville Rev. (Forthcoming, 2015).

Books

  • Co-editor. The Democratic Experiment: New Directions in American Political History. M. Jacobs and J. E. Zelizer, co-editors. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 2003. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • The People's Welfare: Law and Regulation in Nineteenth-Century America. Studies in Legal History. Chapel Hill: Univ. North Carolina Press, 1996. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Book Chapters

  • "A Revisionist History of Regulatory Capture." In Preventing Regulatory Capture: Special Interest Influence and How to Limit it, edited by D. Moss and D. Carpenter, 25-48. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2013.
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  • "Making the Modern American Legislative State." In Living Legislation: Durability, Change, and the Politics of American Lawmaking, edited by J. Jenkins and E. Patashnik, 20-43. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012.
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  • "Public-Private Governance A Historical Introduction." In Government by Contract: Outsourcing and American Democracy, edited by J. Freeman and M.Minow, 23-40. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press, 2009.
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  • "Police Power and the Hidden Transformation of the American State." In Police and the Liberal State, edited by M. D. Dubber and M. Valverde, 54-73. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press, 2008. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "The Pluralist State: The Convergence of Public and Private Power in America." In American Public Life and the Historical Imagination, edited by W. Gamber, M. Grossberg, and H. Hartog, 27-48. Notre Dame, Ind.: Univ. of Notre Dame Press, 2003. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "The Legal Transformation of Citizenship in Nineteenth-Century America." In The Democratic Experiment: New Directions in American Political History, edited by M. Jacobs et al, 85-119. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 2003. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "The Legal Origins of the Modern American State." In Looking Back at Law's Century, edited by A. Sarat et al, 249-83. Ithaca, NY: Cornell Univ. Press, 2002. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Journal Articles

  • Co-author. "Emancipation and the Creation of Modern Liberal States in America and France." S. Sawyer, co-author. J. Civ. War Era 3, no. 4 (2013): 467-500.
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  • Co-author. "Toward a History of the Democratic State." S. Sawyer and J. T. Sparrow, co-authors. Tocqueville Rev. 33, no. 2 (2012): 7-18.
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  • Co-author. "Political History after the Cultural Turn." S. Pincus, co-author. Pers. on Hist. 49, no. 5 (2011): 19-21.
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  • "Legal Realism and Human Rights." Hist. Eur. Ideas 37, no. 2 (2011): 168-74.
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  • "Law and the Social Control of American Capitalism." Emory L. J. 60, no. 2 (2010): 377-405.
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  • "Constitutional Theology: The Revival of Whig History in American Public Law." Mich. St. L. Rev. (2010): 623-62.
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  • "AHR Exchange: Long Live the Myth of the Weak State? A Response to Adams, Gerstle, and Witt." Am. Hist. Rev. 115 (2010): 792-800.
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  • "The Myth of the 'Weak' American State." Am. Hist. Rev. 113, no. 3 (2008): 752-72. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "A State of Legislatures." Polity 40, no. 3 (2008): 340-7. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "The Not-So-Strange-Birth of the Modern American State: A Comment on James A. Henretta's 'Charles Evans Hughes and the Strange Death of Liberal America'." Law & Hist. Rev. 24, no. 1 (2006): 193-9. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "Private Wealth and Public Health: A Critique of Richard Epstein's Defense of the 'Old' Public Health." Persp. Biology & Med. 46, no. 3 suppl. (2003): S176-S198. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "The American Law of Association: The Legal-Political Construction of Civil Society." Stud. Amer. Pol. Dev. 15 (2001): 163-88. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "Law, Capitalism, and the Liberal State: The Historical Sociology of James Willard Hurst." Law & Hist. Rev. 18, no. 1 (2000): 97-145. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "Common Regulation: Legal Origins of State Power in America." Hastings L. J. 45, no. 4 (1994): 1061-97. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "Public Economy and the Well-Ordered Market: Law and Economic Regulation in 19th-Century America." Law & Soc. Inquiry 18, no. 1 (1993): 1-32. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Reprints (Articles and other publications reprinted in full and Law Quadrangle)

  • "The American Law of Association The Legal-Political Construction of Civil Society." In Analyzing Law's Reach Empirical Research on Law and Society, 493-539. Chicago, Il: American Bar Association, 2008. (Originally published under the same title in Studies in American Political Development 15, no. 2 (2001) 163-188. Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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