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A Government of Strangers: Executive Politics in Washington

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How do political appointees try to gain control of the Washington bureaucracy? How do high-ranking career bureaucrats try to ensure administrative continuity? The answers are sought in this analysis of the relations between appointees and bureaucrats that uses the participants' own words to describe the imperatives they face and the strategies they adopt. Shifting attention away form the well-publicized actions of the President, High Heclo reveals the little-known everyday problems of executive leadership faced by ...

A Government of Strangers: Executive Politics in Washington 1977, Brookings Institution Press

ISBN-13: 9780815735359

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A Government of Strangers: Executive Politics in Washington 1977, Brookings Institution Press

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