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}
}
  • William Murphey
  • Published 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… CONTINUE READING
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