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Unbroken government : success and the illusion of failure in policymaking

Author: Wendy N Whitman Cobb
Publisher: [Basingstoke] : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Unbroken Government presents a positive message about the United States government by exploring the influence of presidents, the Congress, and bureaucracies in making policy. Using a three stage theory of the policymaking process, Whitman Cobb shows how only some institutions are influential at certain points in time: the Senate and president when policy problems first emerge, the House of Representatives and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy N Whitman Cobb
ISBN: 9781137352521 1137352523
DOI: 10.1057/9781137352521
OCLC Number: 856889384
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1. Institutions and Policy --
2. The Institutional-Policy Cycle --
3. Human Spaceflight and Clean Air Policy --
4. A Tale of Two Chambers --
5. Executives and Policy --
6. Bureaucratic Influence and Discretion --
7. Something Old, Something New, Something Federal --
8. A Path Forward.
Responsibility: Wendy N. Whitman Cobb.
Local System Bib Number:
cis26088518

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Unbroken Government demonstrates how institutional and electoral characteristics present since the writing of the Constitution influence policy development. Utilizing policy areas as diverse as human  Read more...
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