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Politics of Public Management

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ISBN-10: 0300042914

ISBN-13: 9780300042917

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Philip B. Heymann

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How do political appointees chosen to head government agencies deal with the powerful political forces that surround them? In a fascinating and instructive book Philip B. Heymann draws on his own experience and on the successes and failures of such prominent officials as Casper Weinberger, Anne Burford Gorsuch, Les Aspin, Edwin Meese, and Joseph Califano in order to explore the political context of high-level government management. Not only has Heymann written a superb manual for would-be presidential appointees, he has written an insightful political history of the past decade and a half.-Issues in Science and Technology Great help to incumbents as well as newcomers, and one classic-to-be…    
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 9/10/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Philip B. Heymann is James Barr Ames Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and a former Deputy Attorney General of the United States. He is author of Terrorism, Freedom, and Security (2003) and Preserving Liberty in an Age of Terror (2005), both published by the MIT Press.