Quality contributions to the policymaking literature are provided here by accomplished observers. . . . This book should be read by graduate students, faculty, and regulatory policymaking professionals in public law, public administration, sociology, and political science.
Contributors: Barry Boyer; Colin S. Diver; Daniel J. Gifford; Keith Hawkins; Peter K. Manning; Errol Meidinger; Robert L. Rabin; Paul Rock; and John M. Thomas.Few scholars have applied modern behavioral and organization theory to study U.S. regulatory agencies, and fewer still have integrated this approach with frameworks drawn from administrative law and analysis. This multidisciplinary collection combines detailed case studies with theoretical discussions drawing upon legal concepts, organizational analysis, and behavioral theory.
Should be read by advanced students or established scholars to see how modern organization theory can be applied to understand behavior in regulatory settings.