Federalist No. 23: Can the Leviathan Be Managed?
Article first published online: 14 NOV 2011
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Public Administration Review
Special Issue: The Federalist Papers Revised for Twenty-First-Century Reality Edited by Paul C. Light of the Robert Wagner School of Public Service at New York University Co-sponsored by the School of Public Affairs at American University and the School of Policy, Planning, and Development at the University of Southern California
Volume 71, Issue Supplement s1, pages s37–s46, December 2011
How to Cite
Newcomer, K. E. and Kee, J. E. (2011), Federalist No. 23: Can the Leviathan Be Managed?. Public Administration Review, 71: s37–s46. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-6210.2011.02460.x
- Issue published online: 14 NOV 2011
- Article first published online: 14 NOV 2011
Federalist No. 23 offers a strong case for national power and the need to grant “means proportional to the end” to the new government. This essay argues that the founders could not have anticipated the breadth of today's national agenda and offers a framework for designing a more strategic and effective public enterprise.