Bureaucratic Discretion, Agency Structure, and Democratic Responsiveness: The Case of the United States Attorneys

Whitford, Andrew B.
January 2002
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Jan2002, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p3
Academic Journal
Focuses on the effects of structural choices on democratic responsiveness of public agencies in the United States. Importance of bureaucratic discretion in government administration; Accounts of U.S. Attorneys data on prosecution of regulatory crimes; the rule of law constraining bureaucratic decision.


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