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du Gay The Values of Bureaucracy



Neuausgabe 2005, 359 Seiten, Gebunden, Format (B × H): 156 mm x 234 mm, Gewicht: 680 g
ISBN: 978-0-19-927545-8
Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR


du Gay The Values of Bureaucracy

Bureaucracy is often used as short-hand for the dysfunctions of organizations. Its reform or abolition is continually demanded or promised. This book highlights the positive attributes of bureaucracy and shows why bureaucratic organization should be valued, both by those engaged in business and commerce, and those responsible for running states and delivering public services.

Contents
Section 1: The Politics of Bureaucracy
1 Charles T. Goodsell: The Bureau as Unit of Governance
2 Paul du Gay: Bureaucracy and Liberty: State, Authority, and Freedom
3 Thomas Armbrüster: Bureaucracy and the Controversy Between Liberal Interventionism and Non-Interventionism
Section 2: The End of Bureaucracy?
4 Paul Thompson and Mats Alvesson: Bureaucracy at Work: Misunderstandings and Mixed Blessings
5 Michael Reed: Beyond the Iron Cage? Bureaucracy and Democracy in the Knowledge Economy and Society
6 Graeme Salaman: Bureaucracy and Beyond: Managers and Leaders in the 'Post-Bureaucratic' Organization
Section 3: Bureaucracy and Public Management
7 Paul Hoggett: A Service to the Public: The Containment of Ethical and Moral Conflicts by Public Bureaucracies
8 Janet Newman: Bending Bureaucracy: Leadership and Multi-Level Governance
9 John Clarke: Performing for the Public: Doubt, Desire, and the Evaluation of Public Services
10 Daniel Miller: What is Best 'Value'? Bureaurcarcy, Virtualism, and Local Governance
Section 4: Bureaucracy and Civil Society
11 Yvonne Due Billing: Gender Equality: A Bureaucratic Enterprise?
12 Anonino Palumbo and Alan Scott: Bureaucracy, Open Access, and Social Pluralism: Returning the Common to the Goose
13 Mike Savage: The Popularity of Bureaucracy: Involvement in Voluntary Associations

Zielgruppe


Academics, researchers, and graduate students of Management and Organization Studies, Public Management, Sociology, and Political Science.


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Du Gay, Paul
Paul du Gay is Professor of Sociology and Organization Studies, and Co-Director of the Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance, in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Open University. His research is located in the sociology of organizational life and cultural studies. His recent publications include, In Praise of Bureaucracy (Sage, 2000) and Cultural Economy (ed. with M. Pryke, 2002). Culture, Person and Organization: Essays in
Cultural Economy will be published by Sage in 2005.


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