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Brian A. Ellison

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The advocacy coalition framework and implementation of the Endangered Species Act: a case study in Western water politics 1998 1275 Theories about subsystem activity typically focus on policy formulation processes. One causal model of public policymaking, the advocacy coalition framework, offers a potentially useful way to bridge the gap between policy formulation and implementat...
Autonomy in Action: Bureaucratic Competition Among Functional Rivals in Denver Water Politics 1995 457 Ascribing motivation to bureaucratic behavior has been a longstanding problem in public policy scholarship. Most examinations of bureaucratic motivation explore two competing theories. Some contend that government managers are primarily motivated by ...
A conceptual framework for analyzing bureaucratic politics and autonomy 1995 582 Although many scholars recognize that bureaucracy plays a fundamental role in governing, few have systematically examined how agencies use their resources to achieve their goals. The conflicts inherent in the use of the term "bureaucratic power" to d...
Environmental Management and the New Politics of Western Water: The Animas-La Plata Project and Implementation of the Endangered Species Act 1999 116 This paper explores the new politics of western water policy through an examination of the Animas-La Plata water project and implementation of the Endangered Species Act. It is suggested that the focus of western water programming has shifted from th...
Intergovernmental relations and the advocacy coalition framework: the operation of federalism in Denver water politics. 1998 902 The relationship between intergovernmental relations and the formulation and implementation of public policies is not well understood by scholars. Borrowing from the advocacy coalition framework, this study contends that public policies reflect the s...