Theodore Roosevelt and the Bureau of Corporation: Executive-Corporate Cooperation and the Advancement of the Regulatory State

@article{Murphey2013TheodoreRA,
  title={Theodore Roosevelt and the Bureau of Corporation: Executive-Corporate Cooperation and the Advancement of the Regulatory State},
  author={William Murphey},
  journal={American Nineteenth Century History},
  year={2013},
  volume={14},
  pages={111 - 73}
}
  • W. Murphey
  • Published 1 March 2013
  • Sociology
  • American Nineteenth Century History
Abstract Theodore Roosevelt's trust policy has been viewed as “progressive” by his contemporaries, dictated by big business by the New Left, and as a precursor to autonomous institutional development most recently. This thesis will instead analyze Roosevelt's actions through a pragmatic lens. Roosevelt's first legislative action in relation to the trusts was to create the Bureau of Corporations. Whilst seemingly ushering in transparency in business affairs through its reporting function… 
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