Bureaucracy

Bureaucracy

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ISBN-13: 9780865975361
Publisher: Liberty Fund Inc.
Publication date: 06/01/2005
Series: Selected Works of Gordon Tullock Series , #6
Edition description: Volume 6
Pages: 454
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.15(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents


Introduction, by Charles K. Rowley ix

THE POLITICS OF BUREAUCRACY
Foreword, by James M. Buchanan 3

PART 1. INTRODCUTION
1. What This Book Is About 13
2. Preliminaries 19

PART 2. THE POLITICIAN’S WORLD
3. The General Atmosphere 39
4. Spectators and Allies 51
5. The Politician’s World—The Sovereigns 57
6. The Single Sovereign Situation 70
7. The Group Sovereign 89
8. Multiple Sovereigns 109
9. Peers, Courtiers, and Barons 115
10. The Followers 125

PART 3. LOOKING DOWNWARD
11. Subordinates and Inferiors 131
12. Know Thyself 140
13. Parkinson’s Law 145
14. Whispering Down the Lane 148
15. A Mental Experiment 153
16. The Experiment Continued 160
17. Limitations on Organizational Tasks 168
18. Relaxing Requirements 176
19. The Problem of Control 189
20. Enforcement 197
21. Judgment by Results 205
22. Labor Saving Devices—Cost Accounting 210
23. Labor Saving Devices—Miscellaneous 217
24. External Checks 224

PART 4. CONCLUSION
25. What to Do? What to Do? 235

ECONOMIC HIERARCHIES, ORGANIZATION
AND THE STRUCTURE OF PRODUCTION
Preface 241
1. Introduction 243
2. Why Hierarchical Organizations? Why Not? 248
3. Parallel Problems 263
4. In the Belly of the Beast 279
5. Life in the Interior 295
6. Structural Reform 313
7. Termites 327
8. A General Picture 340
9. Random Allocation 353
10. Rent Seeking and the Importance of Disorganization 375
11. Restricted Scope 387
12. Incentives 400
13. Summing Up 416

Index 423

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