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Presidents and the Politics of Agency Design

Political Insulation in the United States Government Bureaucracy, 1946-1997

by David Lewis

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Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government,
  • Constitution: government & the state,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Politics and government,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • United States,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Government - National,
  • Public Affairs & Administration,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Administrative agencies,
  • Bureaucracy,
  • Presidents

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7929668M
    ISBN 100804745889
    ISBN 109780804745888

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      Since The Politics of Design was published in the fall of , many people have asked me what they should do to avoid offensive or inappropriate visual communication. Indeed the book has some examples but offers no complete guide or list of instructions. That is intentional as such a list does not exist, even though many management books on ‘cross-cultural communication’ suggest otherwise. Book manuscript under contract with Princeton University Press. Presidents and the Politics of Agency Design: Political Insulation in the United States Government Bureaucracy, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press (). Issued in paperback

      This is a great book that makes explicit a sort of vague feeling that many people that follow politics have about our political culture. Essentially, it seems as though we are moving through multi-decade cycles where a particular paradigm rules until it is 4/5. Meet our Fellows: Dr. David E. Lewis (‘12) David E. Lewis is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor in the Department of Political Science at Vanderbilt is the author of two books, Presidents and the Politics of Agency Design (Stanford University Press, ) and The Politics of Presidential Appointments: Political Control and Bureaucratic Performance (Princeton University Press.


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