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Modern Systems of Government : Exploring the Role of Bureaucrats and Politicians - Ali Farazmand

Modern Systems of Government

Exploring the Role of Bureaucrats and Politicians

By: Ali Farazmand (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st May 1997
ISBN: 9780761906094
Number Of Pages: 336

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The success or failure of empires, nation-states and city-states often rests on the relationship between bureaucracy and politicians. In this provocative volume, Ali Farazmand examines the myriad relationships between politicians and bureaucrats. After introducing the basic elements of bureaucracies in Part One, the book examines the relations between bureaucrats and politicians in presidential and parliamentary systems. The contributors to the volume comprise a virtual `who's who' in the discipline.

Introduction
Professionalism, Bureaucracy, And Modern Governance
Coups and Crashes
Lessons for Public Administration
Professionalism, Bureaucracy, and Modern Governance
A Comparative Analysis
Professionalism in Bureaucracy
Some Comparisons Based on the Indian Case
The US Civil Service 1883-1993 (RIP)
Political Power and the Centrality of Administration
Bureaucrats And Politicians In Presidential Systems
The US Constitutional Separation of Powers and Federal Administration
Politics and Bureaucracy
Their Impact on Professionalism
The Pendleton Act of 1883 and Professionalism in the US Public Service
Transients and Careerists in Latin America
Bureaucrats And Politicians In Parliamentary Systems
Bureaucrats and Political Appointees in European Democracies
Who Is Who and Does It Make Any Difference?
Getting On in Government
Political Priorities and Professional Civil Servants
The State Of The Current State
'Honey, I Shrank the State'
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ISBN: 9780761906094
ISBN-10: 0761906096
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 1st May 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.54