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Representative Bureaucracy
     

Representative Bureaucracy

by Samuel Krislov
 

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"Professor Samuel Krislov's 'Representative Bureaucracy' remains among the most important and enduring books in the field of public administration and its intersection with political science. It takes the kernel of the idea, inchoately introduced in J. Donald Kingsley's 1944 book by the same title, that public bureaucracies can be representative political institutions

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"Professor Samuel Krislov's 'Representative Bureaucracy' remains among the most important and enduring books in the field of public administration and its intersection with political science. It takes the kernel of the idea, inchoately introduced in J. Donald Kingsley's 1944 book by the same title, that public bureaucracies can be representative political institutions and it develops an overall analytic framework with empirically testable propositions that has served subsequent generations scholars very well. So well, in fact, that as the literature on representative bureaucracy blossomed, these propositions have become so ingrained that many younger scholars are unaware of their initial formulation and roots. That is one reason why the republication of this volume now is not only appropriate, but a critical step toward more tightly organizing the vast literature that it arguably spawned into a comprehensive empirically-based theory integrating all facets of the study of representative bureaucracy."
- David H. Rosenbloom,
Distinguished Professor of Public Administration,
American University (from the new Foreword) ***

Now available for the first time in hardcover edition, republished from the original classic and using embedded images from the original as well-allowing continuity of referencing and citation. New edition from Quid Pro Books bring this important work back to print, and in library-quality format, no less.

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ISBN-13:
9781610271516
Publisher:
Quid Pro, LLC
Publication date:
10/03/2012
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author

Samuel Krislov is Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Law at the University of Minnesota.

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