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Bureaucratic Democracy

The Search for Democracy and Efficiency in American Government

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$39.00 • £33.95 • €35.95

ISBN 9780674086128

Publication Date: 01/01/1987


235 pages


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A rich, normative discussion of bureaucracy that is unfailingly thoughtful, clear and engaging.American Political Science Review

Save perhaps for John Stuart Mill’s Considerations on Representative Government, which provides an early yet general treatment of participation within modern democracies, Douglas Yates’s Bureaucratic Democracy stands as the best recent effort that attempts to bring clarity to the topic of participation within bureaucratic structures.Polity

Ambitious and sophisticated… [Yates’s] proposals are grounded in reality, sensibly developed, and convincingly developed.Congressional Staff Journal

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