Journals Higher Education

Achieving Democracy

The Future of Progressive Regulation

Sidney A. Shapiro and Joseph P. Tomain

  • Provides a clear history of regulation to enable an understanding of the beneficial functions of government
  • Provides a clear statement of principles to enable an understanding of the connections among philosophical pragmatism, progressive government, and democracy
  • Makes a sustained philosophical argument for positive government by offering numerous political, economic, and regulatory examples
  • Restores philosophical pragmatism as a basis for regulatory policy, and constructs a new model for future regulatory practice

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