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When the State Meets the Street

Public Service and Moral Agency

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$35.00 • £27.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674545540

Publication: September 2017

Academic Trade

320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 halftone, 3 line illustrations, 2 tables

Belknap Press

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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Street-Level Discretion
  • 2. Three Pathologies: The Indifferent, the Enforcer, and the Caregiver
  • 3. A Gymnastics of the Self: Coping with the Everyday Pressures of Street-Level Work
  • 4. When the Rules Run Out: Informal Taxonomies and Peer-Level Accountability
  • 5. Impossible Situations: On the Breakdown of Moral Integrity at the Front Lines of Public Service
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index