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The foundations of bureaucracy in economic and social thought

Author: W I Jenkins; Edward Page
Publisher: Northhampton, MA : Edward Elgar Pub., [2004]
Series: Elgar reference collection.; Elgar mini series.
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These two volumes locate bureaucracy in its proper historical and theoretical context. They demonstrate that far from being a spent force, bureaucratic organizations and processes are, and will continue to be, of central importance in the new millennium.

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Foundations of bureaucracy in economic and social thought.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northhampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2004
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W I Jenkins; Edward Page
ISBN: 1840640154 9781840640151
OCLC Number: 56482018
Description: 2 volumes ; 25 cm.
Contents: Contents:Volume I AcknowledgementsIntroduction Bill Jenkins and Edward C. PagePART I BUREAUCRACY: BLESSING OR CURSE? 1. M.W. Jackson (1986), `Bureaucracy in Hegel's Political Theory'2. Stephen Miller (1977/78), `Bureaucracy Baiting'3. Herbert Kaufman (1981), `Fear of Bureaucracy: A Raging Pandemic'4. Richard Hartwig (1990), `The Paradox of Malevolent/Benevolent Bureaucracy'5. John Greenaway (1992), `British Conservatism and Bureaucracy'PART II CHANGING HISTORICAL FORMS OF BUREAUCRACY 6. Karl A. Wittfogel (1957), excerpt from Oriental Despotism: A Comparative Study of Total Power7. William C. Beyer (1959), `The Civil Service of the Ancient World'8. C. Warren Hollister and John W. Baldwin (1978), `The Rise of Administrative Kingship: Henry I and Philip Augustus'9. Brian Chapman (1959), `Historical Introduction'10. C.J. Freidrich (1939), `The Continental Tradition of Training Administrators in Law and Jurisprudence'11. S.E. Finer (1952), `Patronage and the Public Service: Jeffersonian Bureaucracy and the British Tradition'12. John Markoff (1975), `Governmental Bureaucratization: General Processes and an Anomalous Case'13. Richard Rose (1976), `On the Priorities of Government: A Developmental Analysis of Public Policies'PART III BUREAUCRACY IN CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL SYSTEMS 14. Alfred G. Meyer (1961), `USSR, Incorporated'15. Gerd Spittler, `Administrative Despotism in Peasant Societies'16. George J. Szablowski and Hans-Ulrich Derlien (1993), `East European Transitions, Elites, Bureaucracies, and the European Community'17. Klaus H. Goetz and Helen Z. Margetts (1999), `The Solitary Center: The Core Executive in Central and Eastern Europe'18. Ibnomer Mohamed Sharfuddin (1987), `Toward An Islamic Administrative Theory'19. Fred W. Riggs (1993), `Fragility of the Third World's Regimes'20. Fred W. Riggs (1997), `Modernity and Bureaucracy'21. Susan L. Shirk (1992), `The Chinese Political System and the Political Strategy of Economic Reform'PART IV STRUCTURES OF BUREAUCRACY A Traditional/Hierarchical22. Richard H. Hall (1963), `The Concept of Bureaucracy: An Empirical Assessment'B Organizational/Corporate23. Paul J. DiMaggio and Walter W. Powell (1983), `The Iron Cage Revisited: Institutional Isomorphism and Collective Rationality in Organizational Fields'C Professional24. Henry Mintzberg (1979), `The Professional Bureaucracy'D Decentralization25. Michel Crozier and Jean-Claude Thoenig (1976), `The Regulation of Complex Organized Systems'E Post-Modern26. R.A.W. Rhodes (1997), `Towards a Post-modern Public Administration: Epoch, Epistemology or Narrative?'PART V PROCESSES OF BUREAUCRACY A Recruitment/Socialization27. S.N. Eisenstadt (1959), `Bureaucracy, Bureaucratization, and Debureaucratization'B Decision-Making28. Charles E. Lindblom (1979), `Still Muddling, Not Yet Through'C Motivation29. Anthony Downs ([1967] 1994), `Officials' Milieu, Motives, and Goals'D Leadership30. Robert D. Behn (1998), `What Right Do Public Managers Have to Lead?'E Implementation31. Michael Hill (1997), 'Implementation Theory: Yesterday's Issue?'F Entrepreneurship32. Carl J. Bellone and George Frederick Goerl (1992), `Reconciling Public Entrepreneurship and Democracy', Larry D. Terry (1993), `Why We Should Abandon the Misconceived Quest to Reconcile Public Entrepreneurship with Democracy: A Response to Bellone and Goerl's "Reconciling Public Entrepreneurship And Democracy"', Carl J. Bellone and George Frederick Goerl (1993), `In Defence of Civic-Regarding Entrepreneurship or Helping Wolves to Promote Good Citizenship'Name IndexVolume II AcknowledgementsAn introduction by the editors to both volumes appears in Volume IPART I BUREAUCRATS IN ACTION A Advice1. Simon James (1986), `The Central Policy Review Staff, 1970-1983'B Secrecy2. Clive Ponting (1985), `The Battle for the Truth'C Conflict3. Ezra N. Suleiman (1974), `The Minister and His Administration: Relationship'D Ethics4. John A. Rohr (1991), `Ethical Issues in French Public Administration: A Comparative Study'E Assumptive Worlds/Street-Level Bureaucrats5. Michael Lipsky (1971), `Street-Level Bureaucracy and the Analysis of Urban Reform'F Careers6. Christopher Hood (1998), `Individualized Contracts For Top Public Servants: Copying Business, Path-Dependent Political Re-Engineering or Trobriand Cricket?'PART II CRITIQUES AND PATHOLOGIES OF BUREAUCRACY A Rules/Red Tape7. C. Northcote Parkinson ([1957] 1986), `Parkinson's Law or the Rising Pyramid'B Personality Development8. Robert K. Merton (1940), `Bureaucratic Structure and Personality'C Goal Conflict9. Edward Gross (1969), `The Definition of Organizational Goals'D Adaption to Change10. Michel Crozier (1964), `The French Bureaucratic System of Organization'E Suppression of Entrepreneurship11. Milton Friedman (1976), `The Line We Dare Not Cross: The Fragility of Freedom at "60%"'F Corruption12. Ralph Braibanti (1962), `Reflections on Bureaucratic Corruption'PART III BUREAUCRACY AND THE POLITICAL PROCESS A Bureaucracy and Politicians13. Richard Rose (1987), `Steering the Ship of State: One Tiller but Two Pairs of Hands'B Bureaucracy and Parliaments14. Max Weber (1968), `The Right of Parliamentary Inquiry and the Recruitment of Political Leaders'C Bureaucracy and Interest Groups15. A. Grant Jordan (1981), `Iron Triangles, Woolly Corporatism and Elastic Nets: Images of the Policy Process'PART IV POWER, POLITICS AND BUREAUCRACY 16. Bill Jenkins and Andrew Gray (1983), `Bureaucratic Politics and Power: Developments in the Study of Bureaucracy'17. Edward Rhodes (1994), `Do Bureaucratic Politics Matter? Some Disconfirming Findings from the Case of the U.S. Navy'18. Patrick Dunleavy (1997), `Explaining the Centralization of the European Union: A Public Choice Analysis'19. Robert E. Goodin (1982), `Rational Politicians and Rational Bureaucrats in Washington and Whitehall'20. Christopher Hood, Meg Huby and Andrew Dunsire (1984), `Bureaucrats and Budgeting Benefits: How Do British Central Government Departments Measure Up?'PART V BUREAUCRACY AND DEMOCRACY 21. Jerry Frug (1990), `Alternatives to Bureaucratic Forms of Organization: Administrative Democracy'22. Douglas C. Pitt (1979), `The End of Bureaucracy: The Beginning of Ideology?'23. R.A.W. Rhodes (1997), `From Marketization to Diplomacy: It's the Mix that Matters'24. Linda Deleon (1998), `Accountability in a "Reinvented" Government'PART VI BEYOND BUREAUCRACY: REFORM AND ALTERNATIVES 25. William G. Ouchi (1980), `Markets, Bureaucracies, and Clans'26. Wolf V. Heydebrand (1989), `New Organizational Forms'27. Paul S. Adler and Bryan Borys (1996), `Two Types of Bureaucracy: Enabling and Coercive'28. George Ritzer (1996), `The McDonaldization Thesis: Is Expansion Inevitable?'29. Paul Hoggett (1996), `New Modes of Control in the Public Service'30. B. Guy Peters and Vincent Wright (1996), `Public Policy and Administration, Old and New'31. Peter Aucoin (1997), `The Design of Public Organizations for the 21st Century: Why Bureaucracy Will Survive in Public Management'Name Index
Series Title: Elgar reference collection.; Elgar mini series.
Responsibility: edited by Bill Jenkins and Edward C. Page.


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