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Jobs for the Boys

Patronage and the State in Comparative Perspective

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$52.00 • £41.95 • €47.00

ISBN 9780674065703

Publication Date: 06/11/2012


336 pages

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

2 charts, 1 graph, 8 tables


  • Preface
  • Acronyms
  • Introduction: Weber’s Ghost
  • I. The Longue Durée
    • 1. A System for All Seasons
    • 2. Politics in the Construction of Reform
    • 3. Après Reform: Deconstruction and Reconstruction
  • II. A Contemporary Record
    • 4. Latin America: Patterns of Patronage and Politics
    • 5. Roots and Branches
    • 6. Crafting Reform: Elite Projects and Political Moments
    • 7. Ambiguous Futures: The Politics of Implementation
  • Conclusion: The Politics of Institutional Creation and Re-creation
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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