CHAPTER 15 The Bureaucracy REVIEWING THE CHAPTER CHAPTER FOCUS This chapter introduces you to what is big about big government: the bureaucracy. Both the distinctiveness and the size of the federal government bureaucracy are reviewed, along with the various roles that have been assigned to it throughout its history.
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Bureaucracy – A form of organization that operates through impersonal, uniform rules and procedures. Bureaucrat – A career government employee. Department – Usually the largest organization in government with the largest mission; also the highest rank in Federal hierarchy.
Treatment of all persons with in a bureaucracy on the basis of merit and of all clients served by the bureaucracy equally according to rules Implementation Development by the federal bureaucracy of procedures and activities to carry out policies lefislated by Congress.
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AP American Government & Politics Mrs. Ungeheier. Study Guide – Institutions of National Government. Readings: The Bureaucracy Edwards: Chpt. 15 (pp.466-501) Woll: Woll – Constitutional Democracy… Wilson – The Rise of the Bureaucratic… Key Terms: Administrative discretion Independent regulatory commission
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to the bureaucracy a distinctive character. First, political authority over the bureaucracy is not in one set of hands but is shared among several insti-tutions. In a parliamentary regime, such as in Great Britain, the appointed ofﬁ cials of the national gov-ernment work for the cabinet ministers, who are in turn dominated by the prime minister.