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William Novak

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 Progressive Idea of Democratic Administration." U. Pa. L. Rev. (Forthcoming, 2019).
  • "The American Law of Overruling Necessity." In States of Exception in American History, edited by Gary Gerstle and Joel Isaac. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming, 2020.
  • "Of Rights and Regulation." Stephen W. Sawyer, co-author. In Socioeconomic Rights in History, edited by Charles Walton. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming, 2020.
  • "Morals, Sex, Crime, and the Origins of Modern American Social Police." In The Intimate State, edited by Margot Canaday, Nancy Cott, and Robert Self. Forthcoming, 2020.
  • "Institutional Economics and the Progressive Movement for the Social Control of Business." Bus. Hist. Rev. (Forthcoming, 2020).

Books

  • Co-editor. Corporations and American Democracy, by The Tobin Project. N. R. Lamoreaux, co-editor. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2017.
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  • Co-editor. Boundaries of the State in U.S. History. J. T. Sparrow and S. Sawyer, co-editors. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015.
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  • Co-editor. The Democratic Experiment: New Directions in American Political History. M. Jacobs and J. E. Zelizer, co-editors. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University 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: University North Carolina Press, 1996. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Book Chapters

  • "Revolutionary State Formation." Steven Pincus, co-author. In State Formations: Global Histories and Cultures of Statehood, edited by John L Brooke et al., 138-55. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.
  • "The Public Utility Idea and the Origins of Modern Business Regulation." In The Corporation and American Democracy, by The Tobin Project; edited by N. R. Lamoreaux and W. J. Novak, 139-76. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2017.
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  • "The Continental Idea of the State." In Max Planck Handbooks of Public Law in Europe, Volume I: State and Administration, edited by A. von Bogdandy, P. Huber, and S. Cassese. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.
  • "The Administrative State in America." In The Administrative State, edited by Armin von Bogdandy et al., 98-124. Max Planck Handbooks in European Public Law, 1. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.
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  • "Putting the 'Public' in Public Administration: The Rise of the Public Utility Idea." In Administrative Law from the Inside Out: Essays on Themes in the Work of Jerry Mashaw, edited by N. R. Parrillio, 373-97. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.
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  • "Democratic States of Unexception: Towards a New Genealogy of the American Political." S. W. Sawyer and J. T. Sparrow, co-authors. In The Many Hands of the State, edited by A. Orloff and K. Morgan. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.
  • "Corporations and American Democracy: An Introduction." N. R. Lamoreaux, co-author. Introduction to Corporations and American Democracy, by N. R. Lamoreaux, W. J. Novak, and The Tobin Project, co-editors, 1-33. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2017.
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  • "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, 325-49. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015.
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  • "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 University 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 University 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 University 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.: University 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 University 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, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2002. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Journal Articles


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: American Bar Association, 2008. (Originally published under the same title in Stud. Am. Pol. Dev. 15, no. 2 (2001) 163-188. Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Forthcoming | Books | Book Chapters | Journal Articles | Reviews
Other Publications | Reprints | Works in Progress & Working Papers

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