ERIC Number: EJ628670
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Countering Popular Misconceptions of Federal Bureaucracies in American Government Classes.
Lorenzo, David J.
PS: Political Science and Politics, v32 n4 p743-47 Dec 1999
Argues that teachers need to dispel the misconceptions of the federal bureaucracy that are fueled by political rhetoric and the lack of information in textbooks. Addresses three misconceptions: (1) the autonomy of bureaucracies; (2) interest groups, Congress, and bureaucracies; and (3) public participation in the regulatory process. Outlines activities to combat these misconceptions. (CMK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A