Holding Government Bureaucracies Accountable, Third Edition / Edition 3

Holding Government Bureaucracies Accountable, Third Edition / Edition 3

by Bernard Rosen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0275953734

ISBN-13: 9780275953737

Pub. Date: 02/24/1998

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

This updated and revised third edition of Rosen's acclaimed text incorporates the Chief Financial Officer Act of 1990, the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, and the Government Management Reform Act of 1994. These three laws, with the Clinton administration's National Performance Review, initiated in 1993, could substantially improve the performance and

Overview

This updated and revised third edition of Rosen's acclaimed text incorporates the Chief Financial Officer Act of 1990, the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, and the Government Management Reform Act of 1994. These three laws, with the Clinton administration's National Performance Review, initiated in 1993, could substantially improve the performance and accountability of the federal bureaucracy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275953737
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/24/1998
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.11(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.72(d)
Lexile:
1480L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface

The Substance of Accountability

Public Administrators: Accountable for What?

Public Administrators: Accountable to Whom?

The Processes of Accountability

Accountability Processes Within the Executive Branch

Accountability Mechanisms and Methods Used by the Legislative Branch

Citizen Participation in the Accountability Process

Judicial Review of Administrative Actions

Other Instruments for Accountability

The Future

New Initiatives for Improving Accountability

In Retrospect

Selected Bibliography

Index

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