Public Authorities and Public Policy: The Business of Government

Synopsis

Public authorities are an increasingly important form of government in the United States. Every year, various public policies are entrusted to public authorities for implementation in the manner of a private firm but for the public interest. This edited collection presents an in-depth examination of the theory and practice of public authority administration and the current issues confronting public authorities in general. Cases are provided to invite discussion about the uses of authorities in different policy areas.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Jameson W. Doig
  • Jerry Mitchell
  • James Leigland
  • Joel M. Douglas
  • Gerald J. Miller
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1992