TITLE

Agency policy making and political control: Modeling away the delegation problem

AUTHOR(S)
Spence, David B.
PUB. DATE
April 1997
SOURCE
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Apr97, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p199
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues that the shift in thinking among public administration analysts from an emphasis on agency autonomy toward the view that politicians can and do exert control over agency decisions may be premature. Shift's failure to challenge the concept of why agency autonomy is an inherent result of delegation of policy-making authority from politicians to agencies.
ACCESSION #
9706106493

 

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