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The role of intelligence in US government operations has changed dramatically and is now more critical than ever to domestic security and foreign policy. This authoritative and highly researched book written by Jeffrey T. Richelson provides a detailed overview of America's vast intelligence empire, from its organizations and operations to its management structure
Governors, Grants, and Elections
by Sean Nicholson-Crotty
Publication Date: 2015-10-01
Each year, states receive hundreds of billions of dollars in grants-in-aid from the federal government. Gubernatorial success is often contingent upon the pursuit and allocation of these grants. In Governors, Grants, and Elections, Sean Nicholson-Crotty reveals the truth about how U.S. governors strategically utilize these funds.
Intergovernmental Management for the 21st Century
by Timothy J. Conlan (Editor); Paul L. Posner (Editor); Alice M. Rivlin (Foreword by)
Publication Date: 2008-06-30
America's complex system of multi-layered government faces new challenges as a result of rapidly changing economic, technological, and demographic trends. Major policy challenges and responses are now overwhelmingly intergovernmental in nature, and as a result, the fortunes of all levels of government are more intertwined and interdependent than ever before. This volume, cosponsored by the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA), defines an agenda for improving the performance of America's intergovernmental system.
Model Government Charters
by Roger L. Kemp (Editor)
Publication Date: 2003-03-28
The United States federal government is the oldest in existence and stands as the chief democratic model in the world. However, the exact workings of the various levels of the United States government are a mystery to many. Because the basis for each level's operations is the charter that formed it, this volume uses model charters to provide a straightforward explanation of why American governments work.