Bureaucracy and Democracy (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 7)

Bureaucracy and Democracy (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 7)

by Eva Etzioni-Halevy
     
 

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Although a powerful, independent bureaucracy poses a threat to democracy, it is indispensable to its proper functioning. This book provides an overview of the complex relationship between bureaucracy and the politics of democracy and is essential reading for students of sociology, political science and public administration. It is designed to guide students through

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Although a powerful, independent bureaucracy poses a threat to democracy, it is indispensable to its proper functioning. This book provides an overview of the complex relationship between bureaucracy and the politics of democracy and is essential reading for students of sociology, political science and public administration. It is designed to guide students through the maze of classical and modern theories on the topic, to give them basic information on the historical developments in this area and the present them with case histories of the actual relationship between bureaucrats and politicians in democratic societies.

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'A masterful synthesis of existing materials on this important subject.’Contemporary Sociology

'It is the product of considerable erudition and will help to enliven courses in administrative theory.' Australian Journal of Public Administration

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135027292
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/15/2013
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
1 MB

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