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A Theory of Public Bureaucracy

Politics, Personality, and Organization in the State Department

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PAPERBACK

$33.00 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674881952

Publication Date: 03/01/1979

Short

264 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches

World

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Based mainly on State Department materials, but addressing generic problems of organizational politics as well, this book provides a fresh, intelligent, and lively account of bureaucratic behavior.

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