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Bureaucracy and Democracy: Accountability and Performance : CQ Press , July , 2017

July 2017

CQ Press

​​​​​​Given the influence of public bureaucracies in policymaking and implementation, Steven J. Balla and William T. Gormley assess their performance using four key perspectives—bounded rationality, principal-agent theory, interest group mobilization, and network theory—to help students develop an analytic framework for evaluating bureaucratic accountability. The new Fourth Edition provides a thorough review of bureaucracy during the Obama and Trump administrations, as well as new attention to state and local level examples and the role of bureaucratic values.”

Authors - Balla, Steven J., Gormley, Jr., William T.


Balla, Steven J., Gormley, Jr., William T.


CQ Press

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