Legislative Influence v. Presidential Dominance: Competing Models of Bureaucratic Control
William F. West and Joseph Cooper critically examine prescriptive theories of congressional and presidential oversight of the bureaucracy. They argue that the emergent model of executive hegemony is based on faulty empirical premises concerning institutional performance and faulty normative premises concerning institutional roles.

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