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Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. Aug2022, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p785-788. 4p.

Abstract:Rebekah Herrick is a professor and interim head of the political science at Oklahoma State University. Stefanie Bailer is professor of political science at the University of Basel. Thomas G. Fleming is a Lecturer in the Department of Politics, Universi...

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On Whose Door to Knock? Organized Interests' Strategic Pursuit of Access to Members of Congress.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. Feb2022, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p157-192. 36p.

Abstract:Organized interests routinely seek direct contacts with, or access to, members of Congress to advance their policy goals. While studies often explore the tactics interests use to obtain access, few examine interests' strategic considerations in choosin...

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Legislative Scholars Should Study Extralegislative Outcomes.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. Feb2021, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p3-9. 7p.

Abstract:Examining total government spending, she finds that coalitions agree to spend more than their single party counterparts, and, further, that the number of ministers with portfolio is unrelated to spending, which refines our understanding of the organiza...

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The architecture of organizations as missed opportunity in political research.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Public Administration. Dec2020, Vol. 98 Issue 4, p891-904. 14p. 1 Diagram.

Abstract:Few scholars in political science or public administration deny that organization matters. However, the rare application of an organizational perspective in research suggests otherwise. To revive the awareness of organizations as unit or level of analy...

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Reflecting on over 100 years of public administration education.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Public Administration; Mar2022, Vol. 100 Issue 1, p116-128, 13p

Abstract:Copyright of Public Administration is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, ...

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Left on the shelf: Explaining the failure of public inquiry recommendations.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Public Administration. Sep2020, Vol. 98 Issue 3, p609-624. 16p. 1 Diagram, 1 Chart.

Abstract:Public inquiries remain the pre‐eminent mechanism for lesson‐learning after high‐profile failures. However, a regular complaint is that their recommendations get 'shelved'. In political science, the most common explanation for this lack of implementati...

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Bureaucratic responsiveness in times of political crisis: The case of presidential impeachment.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Public Administration; Sep2021, Vol. 99 Issue 3, p563-580, 18p, 3 Charts, 3 Graphs

Abstract:Copyright of Public Administration is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, ...

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Reid's Rules: Filibusters, the Nuclear Option, and Path Dependence in the US Senate.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. Nov2018, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p619-647. 29p.

Abstract:The recent moves by senators to impose majority cloture for nominations provides a unique opportunity for advancing our understanding of the evolution of the Senate into a supermajoritarian institution. We integrate discussion of alternative theoretica...

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Roles, trust and skills: A typology of patronage appointments.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Public Administration. Mar2019, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p147-161. 15p. 3 Diagrams.

Abstract:This article contributes to the study of the politics of patronage appointments by creating a typology of patronage roles based on the nature of trust between patrons and appointees and on the skills patrons seek in appointees. Our classification bring...

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Rethinking scale in public administration: Scalecraft and frontline work in England's localism agenda.

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Source(s):Public Administration. Dec2017, Vol. 95 Issue 4, p1043-1059. 17p.

Abstract:This article reviews how scale concepts feature in governance studies and demonstrates that scales are overwhelmingly used descriptively. Questioning the meaning of scales has been considered peripheral to pursuing the aims of public administration stu...

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