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Bureaucracy in a Democratic State A Governance Perspective

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ISBN-10: 0801883571

ISBN-13: 9780801883576

Edition: 2006

Authors: Kenneth J. Meier, Laurence J. O'Toole

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Here, Kenneth J. Meier and Laurence J. O'Toole Jr. present a timely analysis of working democracy, arguing that bureaucracy -- often considered antithetical to fundamental democratic principles -- can actually promote democracy. Drawing from both the empirical work of political scientists and the qualitative work of public administration scholars, the authors employ a "governance approach" that considers broad, institutionally complex systems of governance as well as the nitty-gritty details of bureaucracy management. They examine the results of bureaucratic and political interactions in specific government settings, locally and nationally, to determine whether bureaucratic systems…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 8/14/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English