POLS_110_-_Lecture_21

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Unformatted text preview: Yet another insight brought to you by OTA H2O Productions. Chapter 13 (contd): THE BUREAUCRACY Who are the bureaucrats? Anyone who works for the government and is not elected (or a judge) Two basic different types:- civil servants- political appointees Intent is to inform the executive branch for enforcement and the legislative branch for lawmaking Who Are The Bureaucrats (contd)? The Merit Services Competitive civil service Spoils system Patronage Civil Service Act (1883) Agency merit services Excepted authorities Senior executive service Overall, these bureaucrats are very much like other Americans with regard to education, regional origins, average income, age, political beliefs, gender,and ethnicity. Political and Governmental Influences on Bureaucratic Behavior The Public and the Press Interest groups The President Why presidents are often stymied by the bureaucracy Tools of presidential leadership Political and Governmental Influences on...
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