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Author Lewis, David E., 1970-

Title The politics of presidential appointments : political control and bureaucratic performance / David E. Lewis.

Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  352.65 LEWI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 293 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [267]-281) and index.
Contents Politicization in theory and practice -- The nature and history of the modern personnel system -- Why, when, and where do presidents politicize the bureaucracy? -- The pattern of politicization : a quantitative overview -- The pattern of politicization : a closer quantitative analysis -- Politicization and performance : the case of the Federal Emergency Management Agency -- Politicization and performance : the larger pattern -- Learning the lessons of politicization.
Subject Government executives -- Selection and appointment -- United States.
Presidents -- United States.
Patronage, Political -- United States.
Administrative agencies -- United States -- Management.
United States -- Officials and employees -- Selection and appointment.
United States -- Politics and government.
ISBN 9780691133423 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691133425 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780691135441 (paperback: alk. paper)
0691135444 (paperback: alk. paper)