CARLOS R. ALBA is associate professor of political science at the Autonomous University of Madrid. He received a Ph.D. in law from the University of Granada in Spain and an M.A. and M. Phil. in political science from Yale University. He has been a visiting research fellow at Princeton University and has held awards from the March Foundation, the Western European Council, and the Spanish-American Committee for Cultural Affairs. He is the author of various articles on political socialization and political elites in contemporary Spain and on the Marxist and neo-Marxist concepts of the state. He is now completing a research project on bureaucracy and politics in Spain.
COLIN CAMPBELL, S.J., is associate professor of political science at York University and also serves as academic director of the Ontario Legislature Internship Program and president of the Canadian Study of Parliament Group. In 1979, he was a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. He is the author of The Canadian Senate: A Lobby From Within and is co-author of The Superbureaucrats: Structure and Behaviour in Central Agencies; The Contemporary Canadian Legislative System; and Parliament, Policy and Representation. He is presently co-authoring a book that compares central agencies in the United States, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and Canada.
SABINO CASSESE is professor of administrative law at the Scuola Superiore della Pubblica Amministrazione and a member of its Steering Committee. He also serves on both the Superior Council of Public Administration and the Steering Committee of the European Group of Public Administration. He is president of the governmental commission for the transfer of public corporations to the regions. He has