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Bending the RulesProcedural Politicking in the Bureaucracy

Bending the Rules: Procedural Politicking in the Bureaucracy

Rachel Augustine Potter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226621609
eISBN:
9780226621883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226621883.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Who determines the fuel standards for our cars? What about whether Plan B, the morning-after pill, is sold at the local pharmacy? Many people assume such important and controversial policy decisions ... More

Conservative InnovatorsHow States Are Challenging Federal Power

Conservative Innovators: How States Are Challenging Federal Power

Ben Merriman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226620282
eISBN:
9780226620459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226620459.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book describes how conservative state-level officeholders, including governors, attorneys general, and secretaries of state, mounted a major challenge to the Obama Administration and federal ... More

Good Enough for Government WorkThe Public Reputation Crisis in America (And What We Can Do to Fix It)

Good Enough for Government Work: The Public Reputation Crisis in America (And What We Can Do to Fix It)

Amy E. Lerman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226630175
eISBN:
9780226630342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630342.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In her new book, Good Enough for Government Work, Professor Amy E. Lerman argues that American government is in the midst of a profound reputation crisis: A majority of Americans—both Democrats and ... More

The Great BroadeningHow the Vast Expansion of the Policymaking Agenda Transformed American Politics

The Great Broadening: How the Vast Expansion of the Policymaking Agenda Transformed American Politics

Bryan D. Jones, Sean M. Theriault, and Michelle Whyman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226625805
eISBN:
9780226626130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626130.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In The Great Broadening: How the Vast Expansion of the Policymaking Agenda Transformed American Politics, we document the expansion of the national policy agenda and its effects on modern governance. ... More

Prohibition, the Constitution, and States' Rights

Prohibition, the Constitution, and States' Rights

Sean Beienburg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631943
eISBN:
9780226632278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226632278.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book tells the story of the states’ fight against national prohibition from before the passage of the Eighteenth Amendment through its repeal. It offers the most comprehensive treatment of the ... More

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