Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 
    
    Jun 18, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POLSC 414 - Bureaucratic Politics


Credits: 4
A study of multiple dimensions of public leadership in the U.S., including the tension between bureaucratic autonomy and democratic accountability with particular focus on the roles of executive power, congressional control, federalism, and the needs of the modern state. Review of the scholarly work on this topic in the areas of law, American politics, philosophy, and economics will enable students to develop analytical essays and research projects that demonstrate their understanding of the importance, complexity, and dynamism of bureaucratic politics in the American context.

Distribution Requirements: CL, SB.