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Can the government govern?

Author: John E Chubb; Paul E Peterson; Brookings Institution.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Can the Government Govern? argues that the problems of American government are inherently and substantially insitutional and discusses the politically difficult requirements for overcoming it. In so  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John E Chubb; Paul E Peterson; Brookings Institution.
ISBN: 0815714084 9780815714088 0815714076 9780815714071
OCLC Number: 18835500
Description: x, 339 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: John E. Chubb and Paul E. Peterson: American political institutions and the problems of governance ; Political institutions and government performance ; The historical legacy ; The contemporary system ; Toward a new institutional equilibrium --
pt. 1. Policy and institutions: John E. Chubb: U.S. energy policy: a problem of delegation ; The energy security problem ; The delegation problem ; The old delegation ; The new delegation ; The politics of delegation and the obstacles to reform --
David B. Yoffie: American trade policy: an obsolete bargain? ; Trade problems and trade policy ; Protection: demand and availability ; An obsolete bargain? ; Implications for American trade policy and institutions --
Paul E. Peterson and Mark Rom: Macroeconomic policymaking: Who is in control? ; Is there an institutional problem? ; Presidential incentives ; Presidential control ; The future of economic policymaking --
pt. 2. Institutions and governance: Samuel Kernell: The evolution of the White House staff ; Development of the modern White House ; Toward an explanation of White House development ; A history of White House organization ; Governability and the modern White House --
Kenneth A. Shepsle: The changing textbook Congress ; The textbook Congress: the late 1940s to the mid-1960s ; The changing textbook Congress: the 1970s and 1980s ; A new textbook Congress --
Terry M. Moe: The politics of bureaucratic structure ; A perspective on structural politics ; Self-interest and the new social regulation.
Responsibility: John E. Chubb and Paul E. Peterson, editors.

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