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Main Title Thickening government : federal hierarchy and the diffusion of accountability /
Author Light, Paul Charles.
Publisher Brookings Institution : Governance Institute,
Year Published 1995
OCLC Number 31288728
ISBN 0815752504 (alk. paper); 9780815752509 (alk. paper); 0815752490 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780815752493 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Subjects Government executives--United States. ; Bureaucracy--United States. ; Federaal bestuur. ; Uitvoerende macht. ; Bureaucratie. ; Bèurokratie. ; Personalausstattung. ; USA.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELCM  JK723.E9L53 1995 NVFEL Library/Ann Arbor, MI 12/29/2014
Collation xiii, 217 pages ; 24 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes Ch. 1. How Thick Is Government? The Principles of Administration. The Changing Shape of Government. Growth Industries -- Ch. 2. Why Did Government Thicken? Lessons of History. The Orthodoxy of Thickening. Into the Present -- Ch. 3. Does Thickening Matter? The Diffusion of Accountability. Three Measures of Consequence -- Ch. 4. Where Does Thickening Start? The Roots of Thickening. Hidden Roots of Thickening -- Ch. 5. How Does Thickening Endure? How New Positions Are Created. Why Positions Spread -- Ch. 6. Can Thickening Be Stopped? A Brief Review. What to Do about Thickening -- Appendix: The Core Tables. The Sources. The Caveats.
Place Published Washington, D.C.
PUB Date Free Form ©1995
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
Content text
Carrier volume
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 94037043
OCLC Time Stamp 20141222112400
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 03183cam 2200673 a 45020