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- DescriptionIn the wake of Hurricane Katrina, many questioned whether the large number of political appointees in the Federal Emergency Management Agency contributed to the agency's poor handling of the catastrophe. This book examines how and why Presidents use political appointees and how their choices impact government performance - for better or worse.
- Author BiographyDavid E. Lewis is assistant professor of politics and public affairs at Princeton University. He is the author of Presidents and the Politics of Agency Design .
- PrizesWinner of American Sociological Association Presidency Research Section Richard E. Neustadt Book Award 2009 and American Political Science Association Public Administration Section: Herbert Simon Book Award 2008. Shortlisted for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2009.
- Author(s)David E. Lewis
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication01/04/2008
- GenreGovernment & Constitution
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note25 line illus. 25 tables.
- Weight485 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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