Comparative Bureaucratic Politics

  title={Comparative Bureaucratic Politics},
  author={Carl Dahlstr{\"o}m and Victor Lapuente},
  journal={Annual Review of Political Science},
This article discusses one of the most important institutions in the modern world, namely public bureaucracies, from a comparative perspective. Bureaucratic organizations can be seen as a result of handling dilemmas along two critical dimensions. The first dimension concerns whether bureaucrats should be autonomous or, on the contrary, directly accountable to their political masters. The second dimension is about whether bureaucrats should always be guided by the letter of the law, strictly… 

What Does Comparative Policy Analysis Have to Do with the Structure, Institution and Agency Debate?

  • Caner Bakir
  • Economics
    Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice
  • 2022
Abstract A growing number of political and policy scientists have utilized institutional theory to explain how the purposeful actions of agents shape and are shaped by structural, institutional, and

Risk, Society, and Bureaucratic Accountability

The aim of this study is to critically evaluate the sinking of the MV Sewol and the CS Bulgaria to determine key latent failures, lessons learned, and risk accountability. This inductive study