A comparative study of the everday policy-making role of bureaucrats in six jurisdictions: France, US, Germany, Sweden the EU, and the UK. It takes as its central focus the decrees and regulations that account for a large proportion of government activity and explores the role of civil servants in their production.
Cover; Contents; 1. Silence, Conflict, and Bureaucratic Power; 2. France: A Cross-Pressured Bureaucracy; 3. Britain: Bureaucrats and Imaginary Ministers; 4. Germany: Administration and Politics Revisited; 5. Sweden: Political Direction and Decree-Making; 6. Political Leadership in US Bureaucracy; 7. Regulated Bureaucratic Politics in the European Union; 8. Bureaucrats, Politicians, Choice, and Motivation; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; U; W
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