"This book is breathtaking in its use of models and techniques. . . . The approach developed by Brehm and Gates allows us to re-open empirical questions that have lain dormant for years."
--Bryan D. Jones, University of Washington
"This is a stimulating book. It proposes a refreshing perspective on bureaucrats, who are portrayed as committed and hard workers. It is a useful reminder that there is no necessary connection between rational choice and the political Right."
--American Political Science Review
Examines who influences how federal, state, and local bureaucrats allocate their efforts.
The University of Michigan Press