Handbook of Bureaucracy

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Ali Farazmand
CRC Press, Jun 10, 1994 - Political Science - 720 pages
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This encyclopedic reference/text provides an analysis of the basic issues and major aspects of bureaucracy, bureaucratic politics and administrative theory, public policy, and public administration in historical and contemporary perspectives. Examining theoretical, philosophical, and empirical interpretations, as well as the intricate position of bureaucracy in government, politics, national development, international relations, and a host of other institutions, the book focuses on the multifunctional role of public bureaucracies in societies with various socioeconomic, political, cultural, and ideological orientations and covers a wide range of processes and subjects.
  

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Contents

Administration of the Spanish Empire in the Americas
17
The JCurve Theory of Bureaucracy
29
Victim of Ethnocentric Mishandling or How Weber Became
41
Getting at the Essence of the Administrative State
65
A Contemporary Inquiry
79
A Profound Puzzle for Presidentialism
97
MaiLeaders and Organizational Decline
149
A Theoretical Analysis
165
The Intellectual Origins
385
Three Efforts at Managing Crises from FDRs White House
399
Supreme Court Articulation of the PoliticsAdministration Dichotomy
413
An Overview of Criminal Justice in the United States
431
Ending Government Programs Policies
449
The Case of the U S Air Force
467
Bureaucracy and Agricultural Policy Implementation in Venezuela 19581991
501
Bureaucracy and Development in the Brazilian Northeast 18801964
517

A Comparative Perspective
195
Bureaucracy and Modernization
211
The Role of Efficiency in Bureaucratic Study
227
The Thatcher Agenda the Civil Service and Total Efficiency
241
Are Western Management Styles Transferable?
253
A Critical Perspective
265
A Public Service for the Twentieth Century
287
Ethical Foundations
295
Building Capacity and Credibility
305
A Comparative Analysis
319
Local Government Training Issues
341
Organizational Conflict
355
Improving Productivity Through Demographic Literacy
373
Peruvian Population Policy Under Garcia
533
Genesis of Public Administration and Its Early Development
545
The Relevance of the 1980s
561
Whitehall in the Thatcher Era
577
Public Bureaucracy in Korea
591
The Philippine Civil Service Up to 1992
603
Interrelationship of Sociopolitical Structure and Public Administration
617
Bureaucracy and Rural Development in Bangladesh
643
Bureaucracy in the OttomanTurkish Polity
659
Bureaucracy Bureaucratization and Debureaucratization in Ancient
675
Index
687
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ALI FARAZMAND is Professor of Public Administration, Florida Atlantic University, and Founding Editor-in-Chief of "Public Organization Review: A Global Journal". Farazmand is the author or editor of more than 20 books and reference handbooks.

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