Notes 9 - Bureaucracy[1]

Notes 9 - Bureaucracy[1] - The Bureaucracy Can the...

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The Bureaucracy Can the bureaucracy be controlled? Dilemma Bureaucrats make government more efficient They are given discretion to make decisions in the interest of the public Under control of elected officials BUT How do we hold them accountable? Can the bureaucracy “represent?” Is this democratic? Who is in Charge? Congress Creates a bureaucratic agency, sets the budget, can alter the function Investigates bureaucratic activity President Appoint/remove agency heads, reorganize the bureaucracy Make changes in budget proposals, issue executive orders Courts Rule on constitutionality, sees if they act within the law Force respect for rights of individuals in bureaucratic hearings Interest groups Public Increased opportunity to petition, monitor programs, advisory committees Freedom of information laws All of these and none of these?
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2007 for the course PSCI 1101 taught by Professor Juenke,eri during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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