Arianne Renan Barzilay, JSD Candidate at NYU, has published her article, “Women at Work: Towards an Inclusive Narrative of the Rise of the Regulatory State” in the Harvard Journal of Law & Gender. Here is a portion of the abstract:
This article seeks to enrich what we know about the establishment of the regulatory state. It focuses on women’s contribution to the rise of the American regulatory apparatus. By looking at historical sources and archival materials, this Article illustrates how women reformers were central to the development of the regulatory state and how they were guided by an ideology that called for government regulation to provide decent standards of living….