The Resource Presidential pork : White House influence over the distribution of federal grants, John Hudak

Presidential pork : White House influence over the distribution of federal grants, John Hudak

Label
Presidential pork : White House influence over the distribution of federal grants
Title
Presidential pork
Title remainder
White House influence over the distribution of federal grants
Statement of responsibility
John Hudak
Title variation
White House influence over the distribution of federal grants
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presidential earmarks? Perhaps even more so than their counterparts in Congress, presidents have the motive and the means to politicize spending for political power. But do they? In Presidential Pork, John Hudak explains and interprets presidential efforts to control federal spending and accumulate electoral rewards for that power. The projects that members of Congress secure for their constituents certainly attract attention. Political pundits still chuckle about the ""Bridge to Nowhere."" But Hudak clearly illustrates that while Congress claims credit for earmarks and pet projects, the practi
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
  • 336.3
  • 336.39
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HJ275.2
LC item number
.H84 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Presidential pork : White House influence over the distribution of federal grants, John Hudak
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-213) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Spending power and the election-driven president -- Pork barrel politics at the presidential level -- Aiding and abetting the president : the role of federal agencies -- Presidential motives in the shadow of crisis -- A web of bureaucratic control -- The mechanisms of presidential spending power -- Conclusions and implications
Control code
ocn870892794
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 222 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780815725213
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • 22573/ctt5dqp58
  • 919e4caf-b731-42cc-867b-df7e122ddaeb
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30403911
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870892794
  • pebcs0815725213

Library Locations

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