The Case for Bureaucracy: A Public Administration Polemic

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Chatham House Publishers, Jan 1, 1994 - Bureaucracy - 226 pages
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In this revised third edition the author sharpens his defence of the American public service. Attacking both the popular stereotypes and some more caustic criticism by academics in the field of public administration, this book presents substantial statistical data, buttressed by personal observation, to demonstrate the author's theory that American government is actually more competent, successful and steadfast than most people realise.

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User Review  - Matt Ely - Goodreads

A detailed explanation of the efficiency of the federal system in the United States. This helps to combat the balance of the words "Bureaucracy" with "inefficiency." Helps to give a picture of the ... Read full review

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All he is saying is give bureaucracy a chance. Read full review

Contents

Bureaucracy Despised Disparaged and Defended
1
What Citizens Experience from Bureaucracy
25
More Suspicions and Surprises re Bureaucracy
49
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Charles T. Goodsell is professor emeritus at the Center for Public Administration and Policy at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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