The Regulators: Anonymous Power Brokers in American Politics / Edition 1

The Regulators: Anonymous Power Brokers in American Politics / Edition 1

by Cindy Skrzycki, Keith Bendis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0742519082

ISBN-13: 9780742519084

Pub. Date: 02/25/2003

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

The Regulators is a fresh look at how the regulatory system works in Washington and how it affects the life of every American. The book, an incisive and sometimes entertaining look at the back corridors of government, draws upon real-life regulatory episodes that illustrate the power and reach of the rule-making establishment in Washington. It's the first

Overview

The Regulators is a fresh look at how the regulatory system works in Washington and how it affects the life of every American. The book, an incisive and sometimes entertaining look at the back corridors of government, draws upon real-life regulatory episodes that illustrate the power and reach of the rule-making establishment in Washington. It's the first examination of the regulatory world, and the entities that interact with it, that is both accessible and indispensable to undergraduate, graduate, business, and law students, as well as regulatory practitioners and political junkies alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742519084
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/25/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.09(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 I The Long Arm of the Regulators: The Ubiquitous Regulatory State Chapter 3 II The Regulators: Who Makes the Rules, and How Much Power Do They Have? Chapter 4 III Special Interests: Bending the Will of the Regulators Chapter 5 IV The End of the Century Crucible of Reform: The Critical Testing Ground for Regulation Chapter 6 V The Price Tag of Regulation: The Cost-Benefit Equation Chapter 7 VI The Future of Regulation: From Enron and Homeland Security to Globalization

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