Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 March 2019

288 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190682873

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The Public's Law

Origins and Architecture of Progressive Democracy

Blake Emerson

  • Offers the first comprehensive English-language account of German state theory from Hegel to Habermas
  • Traces the links between German and American political thought
  • Explores the influence of Progressive thought on American political development
  • Presents a normative account of the administrative state, emphasizing the socially transformative and participatory potential of bureaucracy
  • Examines the relevance of Progressive thought to present-day politics and law

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