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Author Feldman, Daniel L., author.

Title The art of the watchdog : fighting fraud, waste, abuse, and corruption in government / Daniel L. Feldman and David R. Eichenthal
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [2014]


Description 1 online resource
Series Excelsior editions
Excelsior editions.
Contents The watchdog -- What is oversight? -- Tools of the watchdog -- Limitations on oversight -- Congressional oversight -- Government accountability office -- The federal inspector general system at 35 -- State legislative oversight -- State inspectors general -- Other elected and appointed state officials: comptrollers, auditors and attorneys general -- Local legislative oversight -- Local auditors and inspectors general -- Other elected and appointed local officials -- The role of the press -- The role of public interest and other -- Conclusion
Summary "Expert advice on how any citizen may fight government fraud, waste, abuse, and corruption"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Political corruption -- United States -- Prevention
Misconduct in office -- United States -- Prevention
Waste in government spending -- United States -- Prevention
Legislative oversight -- United States.
Public interest groups -- United States
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology.
Legislative oversight.
Political corruption -- Prevention.
Public interest groups.
Waste in government spending -- Prevention.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Eichenthal, David R., author.
ISBN 9781461951452