The Bureaucratic Politics Paradox: The Case of Wetlands Legislation in Nevada

O'Leary, Rosemary
September 1994
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Sep94, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p443
Academic Journal
Examines an effort by lower and middle level bureaucrats in the US Department of Interior and the Nevada Department of Wildlife to have legislation enacted that empowered them to make changes in their programs against the wishes of their superiors. Assessment of the bureaucratic politics behind the legislation; Implications of the phenomenon for public management.


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