Policy Bureaucracy: Government with a Cast of Thousands

Policy Bureaucracy: Government with a Cast of Thousands

by Edward C. Page, Bill Jenkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 019928041X

ISBN-13: 9780199280414

Pub. Date: 09/01/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Policy making is not only about the cut and thrust of politics. It is also a bureaucratic activity. In this ground-breaking work, two leading authorities come together to examine the world of the policy bureaucrat for the first time. The volume draws in crucial debates over accountability and democratic ideology, hierarchy and expertise, and should establish itself

Overview

Policy making is not only about the cut and thrust of politics. It is also a bureaucratic activity. In this ground-breaking work, two leading authorities come together to examine the world of the policy bureaucrat for the first time. The volume draws in crucial debates over accountability and democratic ideology, hierarchy and expertise, and should establish itself as a central point of reference for scholars and practitioners alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199280414
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Government with a Cast of Thousands
2. Policy Bueaucrats
3. Policy Work
4. More Than Embellishment and Detail: The Impact of Policy Work
5. Discretion, Cues, and Authority
6. Controlling Expertise in a Policy Bureaucracy
Appendix A: The Interviews

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