The Promise of Representative Bureaucracy: Diversity and Responsiveness in a Government Agency

The Promise of Representative Bureaucracy: Diversity and Responsiveness in a Government Agency

by Sally Coleman Selden, Selden Sally Coleman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765600552

ISBN-13: 9780765600554

Pub. Date: 08/31/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This text on representive bureaucracy covers topics such as: bureaucracy as a representative institution; bureaucratic power and the dilemma of administrative responsibility; and representative bureaucracy and the potential for reconciling bureaucracy and democracy.  See more details below

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This text on representive bureaucracy covers topics such as: bureaucracy as a representative institution; bureaucratic power and the dilemma of administrative responsibility; and representative bureaucracy and the potential for reconciling bureaucracy and democracy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765600554
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/31/1997
Series:
Bureaucracies, Public Administration, and Public Policy Series
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
6.29(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
1Bureaucracy as a Representative Institution3
2Bureaucratic Power and the Dilemma of Administrative Responsibility13
3Representative Bureaucracy and the Potential for Reconciling Bureaucracy and Democracy41
4Representation and the Farmers Home Administration65
5Testing the Linkage Between Passive and Active Representation80
6Understanding the Process of Active Representation: Developing and Testing a Model of Administrative Behavior114
7Conclusions136
AppendixConstruction of Indexes145
Bibliography149
Index165

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