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  • Language, Bureaucracy and Social Controlby Srikant Sarangi; Stefaan Slembrouck

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 80.99

    Language, Bureaucracy and Social Control explores the varying inter-relationships between language, forms of bureaucratic organisation and social control. The text provides a detailed examination of the discursive dimensions of some of the key techniques of modern power: the 'productive' surveillance practices of administrative and public service... more...

  • The Politics of Bureaucracyby B.Guy Peters

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Written by a leading authority in the field, this comprehensive exploration of the political and policy-making roles of public bureaucracies is now available in a fully revised sixth edition, offering extensive, well documented comparative analysis of the effects of politics on bureaucracy. New to the 6 th edition: More international case studies... more...

  • Ministerialverwaltung im Wandelby Thurid Hustedt

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 123.83

    Reihe Staatslehre und politische Verwaltung - Band 18 more...

  • Inside Occupyby David Graeber; Bernhard Schmid

    Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 14.51

    "Occupy Wall Street!" Mit diesem Aufruf besetzt im September 2011 eine Gruppe von Aktivisten den Zuccotti-Park im New Yorker Finanzdistrikt. Sie wollen friedlich gegen die Finanzmärkte und Banken, die ungerechte Verteilung der Vermögen sowie die Untätigkeit der Politik demonstrieren. Was steckt hinter dieser Bewegung, die in kurzer Zeit Millionen... more...

  • Transitions from Authoritarianismby RANDALL BAKER

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 155.00

    Baker and his colleagues provide a blend of the theoretical and the empirical evidence in an examination of the nature of bureaucracy under non-democratic, authoritarian forms of government, whether on the right, as in Portugal, or the left, as in Bulgaria. In all these instances, the bureaucracy was constructed to serve the distorted interests of... more...

  • Reinventing Hierarchy and Bureaucracyby Thomas Diefenbach; Rune Todnem By

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 124.95

    This volume brings together leading scholars in the field of organisation studies to reflect on the universal phenomena of hierarchy (vertical organisation of tasks) and bureaucracy (rule-bound execution of tasks), resulting in a colourful kaleidoscope of thought-provoking, critical and refreshingly non-mainstream analysis. more...

  • The Political Economy of Bureaucracyby Steven O. Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    The Political Economy of Bureaucracy applies Public Choice theory and a complex systems view of government institutions to analyze policy implementation as an economic process. It addresses the common and vexing question of why managing federal agencies for results is so difficult by challenging traditional assumptions of institutional design and... more...

  • Bureaucrats and Leadershipby Kevin Theakston

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 176.00

    The book uses a biographical approach to analyse the potential for, forms of, and constraints upon bureaucratic leadership in modern government. Case studies, written by experts in the different fields, assess the impact of particular officials operating in Whitehall, the United States federal government, the health service, local government, and Europe.... more...

  • State Workby Stefano Harney

    Duke University Press 2002; US$ 79.95

    This is a case study of ways that labor is organized by public administration to produce state effects. more...

  • Comparing Public Bureaucraciesby B. Guy Peters

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 21.00

    Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The comparative study of public policy once promised to make major contributions to our understanding of government. Much of that promise now appears unfulfilled. What accounts for this decline in intellectual fortunes and change in... more...