Poli 100 Intro to US Government 8

Poli 100 Intro to - 01:38 Apuzzle

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01:38 A puzzle: who holes the bureaucracy accountable? Can bureaucrats defy congress and the president? Is there such a thing as “bureaucratic autonomy”? What is the federal bureaucracy? Bureaucracy refers to agencies? Civilian and military bureaucracies Bureaucrats are those who work for the government, but are not elected Implement policies congress and the president decide upon Agents to two principals Agencies are one of three types: Within a cabinet department Independent agency Government corporation Solvers of collective dilemmas The bureaucracy implements the governments solutions to collective dilemmas Creates public goods Food supply EX. FDA Solves coordination problems FAA Solves prisoner’s dilemmas FTC
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Development of the bureaucracy: growth in size Increased nationalization led to the bureaucracy’s growth Spikes in the size are correlated with reform and new programs Early 1900s  and the economy/military 1930s and the New Deal 1960s/1970s and the Great Society The role of war
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