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The Resource Making policy public : participatory bureaucracy in American democracy, Susan L. Moffitt

Making policy public : participatory bureaucracy in American democracy, Susan L. Moffitt

Label
Making policy public : participatory bureaucracy in American democracy
Title
Making policy public
Title remainder
participatory bureaucracy in American democracy
Statement of responsibility
Susan L. Moffitt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book challenges the conventional wisdom that government bureaucrats inevitably seek secrecy and demonstrates how and when participatory bureaucracy manages the enduring tension between bureaucratic administration and democratic accountability. Looking closely at federal level public participation in pharmaceutical regulation and educational assessments within the context of the vast system of American federal advisory committees, this book demonstrates that participatory bureaucracy supports bureaucratic administration in ways consistent with democratic accountability when it focuses on complex tasks and engages diverse expertise. In these conditions, public participation can help produce better policy outcomes, such as safer prescription drugs. Instead of bureaucracy's opposite or alternative, public participation can work as its complement"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
320.60973
Index
index present
LC call number
JK468.P64
LC item number
M64 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Making policy public : participatory bureaucracy in American democracy, Susan L. Moffitt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Portals of democracy in American bureaucracy -- 2. Participatory bureaucracy in practice -- 3. The Development of Public Committees -- 4. Making educational performance public: reporting on the progress of education -- 5. Private knowledge for public problems: regulating pharmaceutical information -- 6. Setting the public agenda -- 7. Deliberate participation -- 8. The impact of public advice -- 9. Participatory bureaucracy in American democracy
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 266 pages
Isbn
9781107065222
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014014934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn878050958
  • UtOrBLW
Label
Making policy public : participatory bureaucracy in American democracy, Susan L. Moffitt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Portals of democracy in American bureaucracy -- 2. Participatory bureaucracy in practice -- 3. The Development of Public Committees -- 4. Making educational performance public: reporting on the progress of education -- 5. Private knowledge for public problems: regulating pharmaceutical information -- 6. Setting the public agenda -- 7. Deliberate participation -- 8. The impact of public advice -- 9. Participatory bureaucracy in American democracy
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 266 pages
Isbn
9781107065222
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014014934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn878050958
  • UtOrBLW

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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