Public Administration Theory


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Public Administration Theory
Question 1 Why does Grodzins describe the American Federal system as “chaotic?”
Grodzins’ (1960) analogy of a marble cake with its pattern of swirls mirror how his view of the federalism is characterized in the U.S. The word federal has many connotations and is often confusing to the actors involved. Grodzins term as “chaotic” is cited by the 50 states working on a decentralized level, which the federal government acts to oversee a one entity moving together seamlessly. In theory and practice, federalism is disconnected due to each state have its own central government and the federal government having many subsets of governmental units. Each state and governmental unit, and the president’s view have a mission...
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