The Politics of the Administrative Process

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Chatham House Publishers, 1996 - Political Science - 494 pages
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Fesler and Kettl discuss administrative responsibility within the American constitutional system, addressing such issues as big government, bureaucracy, administrative discretion, public budgeting, and the modeling of public administration on business practice. Their analysis includes the central problem of assuring bureaucratic accountability for the faithful execution of the laws, responsiveness to the public will, and ethical behavior by public administrators.

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Preeminent public policy expert Donald F. Kettl is the director of the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania and the author of many books. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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