TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Whitford, Andrew B.
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Jan2002, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
5992594

 

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