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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

  • "The Public Utility Idea and the Origins of Modern Business Regulation." In The Corporation and American Democracy. Forthcoming, 2015.
  • "The Continental Idea of the State." In State and Administration, edited by A. von Bogdandy, P. Huber, and S. Cassese. Max Planck Handbooks of Public Law in Europe, vol. 1. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, 2015.
  • "The Concept of the State in American History." In Boundaries of the State in U.S. History, edited by J. T. Sparrow, W. J. Novak, and S. Sawyer. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Forthcoming, 2015.
  • "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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