skip to content
Representative bureaucracy : classic readings and continuing controversies Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Representative bureaucracy : classic readings and continuing controversies

Author: Julie Dolan; David H Rosenbloom; Julie A Dolan
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The readings in this collection provide a comprehensive guide to the established knowledge and emerging issues regarding democratizing public bureaucracies by making them socially representative. It  Read more...

You are not connected to the Macalester College network. Access to online content and services may require you to authenticate with your library. Off-Campus Access (login)
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...


Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item


Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Representative bureaucracy.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 2003
Online version:
Representative bureaucracy.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 2003
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Dolan; David H Rosenbloom; Julie A Dolan
ISBN: 0765609606 9780765609601 0765609614 9780765609618
OCLC Number: 50560797
Description: xiii, 218 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Theoretical underpinnings: why does the social background of public administrators matter? Bureaucracy / Max Weber ; Representative bureaucracy / J. Donald Kingsley ; Democracy and the public service / Frederick C. Mosher ; Representative bureaucracy / Samuel Krislov --
Ch. 2. Public personnel policy and social representation: how do policies for recruitment, selection, promotion, pay, and retention affect representative bureaucracy? To look like America / Katherine C. Naff ; Measuring bureaucratic representation and integration / David Nachmias and David H. Rosenbloom ; The curious case of women in state and local government / Lee Sigelman ; Black employment in municipal jobs: the impact of black political power / Peter K. Eisinger --
Ch. 3. Social representation and public administrators' worldviews: what is the linkage between social background and civil servants' policy preferences? Bureaucracy and social change / Seymour Martin Lipset ; Representative bureaucracy and policy preferences: a study in the attitudes of federal executives / Kenneth John Meier and Lloyd G. Nigro ; Passive and active representation in the federal service: a comparison of blacks and whites / David H. Rosenbloom and Jeannette G. Featherstonhaugh ; Policy preferences on workplace reform / Mary M. Hale and M. Frances Branch ; Ch. 4. Social background, life experience, and policy advocacy: why do civil servants act on policy preferences derived from their social backgrounds and life experiences? Minority groups in public bureaucracies: are passive and active representation linked? / Frank J. Thomson ; The impact of representative bureaucracies: educational systems and public policies / Kenneth J. Meier and Joseph Stewart, Jr. ; Bureaucracy as a representative institution: toward a reconciliation of bureaucratic government and democratic theory / Sally Coleman Selden, Jeffrey L. Brudney, and J. Edward Kellough ; Progress toward achieving a representative federal bureaucracy: the impact of supervisors and their beliefs / Katherine C. Naff --
Ch. 5. "Reinventing government" and representative bureaucracy: the impacts of employee empowerment, outsourcing, and entrepreneurship. Empowering employees to get results / Al Gore ; A demand-side perspective on the importance of representative bureaucracy / Gregory S. Thielemann and Joseph J. Stewart, Jr. ; Faith based furor / Eyal Press ; Entrepreneurship in the public sector: on the horns of a dilemma / Felice D. Perlmutter and Ram A. Cnaan ; The limits of privatism / Timothy Barnekov, Robin Boyle, and Daniel Rich.
Responsibility: Julie Dolan and David H. Rosenbloom, editors.
Local System Bib Number:
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item


User-contributed reviews


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.