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Product Description: Most studies of the political economy of money focus on the laws protecting central banks from government interference; this book turns to the overlooked people who actually make monetary policy decisions. Using formal theory and statistical evidence from dozens of central banks across the developed and developing worlds, this book shows that monetary policy agents are not all the same...read more

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9781107032613 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 15, 2013, cover price $109.99 | About this edition: Most studies of the political economy of money focus on the laws protecting central banks from government interference; this book turns to the overlooked people who actually make monetary policy decisions.

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9781107567092 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 19, 2016, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Most studies of the political economy of money focus on the laws protecting central banks from government interference; this book turns to the overlooked people who actually make monetary policy decisions.

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Product Description: 'Given the ongoing discussions regarding the legitimacy of the public service in relation to both the rise of a multicultural society and of multi-level governance, representative bureaucracy remains of the utmost importance to public administration...read more
By B. Guy Peters (editor), Eckhard Schroter (editor) and Patrick Von Maravic (editor)

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9780857936004 | Edward Elgar Pub, June 24, 2015, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: 'Given the ongoing discussions regarding the legitimacy of the public service in relation to both the rise of a multicultural society and of multi-level governance, representative bureaucracy remains of the utmost importance to public administration.

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Product Description: From the author of the international bestseller Debt: The First 5,000 Years comes a revelatory account of the way bureaucracy rules our lives   Where does the desire for endless rules, regulations, and bureaucracy come from? How did we come to spend so much of our time filling out forms? And is it really a cipher for state violence?   To answer these questions, the anthropologist David Graeber—one of our most important and provocative thinkers—traces the peculiar and unexpected ways we relate to bureaucracy today, and reveals how it shapes our lives in ways we may not even notice…though he also suggests that there may be something perversely appealing—even romantic—about bureaucracy...read more

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9781612193748 | Melville Pub House, February 24, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: From the author of the international bestseller Debt: The First 5,000 Years comes a revelatory account of the way bureaucracy rules our lives   Where does the desire for endless rules, regulations, and bureaucracy come from?

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9781612195186 | Reprint edition (Melville Pub House, February 23, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: From the author of the international bestseller Debt: The First 5,000 Years comes a revelatory account of the way bureaucracy rules our lives   Where does the desire for endless rules, regulations, and bureaucracy come from?
9781612194486 | Random House, March 10, 2015, cover price $20.00
9780352329257, titled "River of Secrets" | London Bridge, April 1, 1995, cover price $5.95 | also contains River of Secrets | About this edition: When intrepid female reporter Sydney Johnson is posted to cover an archaeological exploration up the Amazon River, the assignment seems straightforward enough.

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Product Description: 'This volume confronts one of the most central issues in the study and practice of bureaucracy. Questions about representativeness of public institutions raises key issues about legitimacy, especially in contexts characterised by ethnic diversity and cleavages...read more
By Eckhard Schroter (editor)

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9780857935984 | Edward Elgar Pub, May 13, 2013, cover price $136.00 | About this edition: 'This volume confronts one of the most central issues in the study and practice of bureaucracy.

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Product Description: The Public Policy Process is essential reading for anyone trying to understand the process by which public policy is made. Explaining clearly the importance of the relationship between theoretical and practical aspects of policy-making, the book gives a thorough overview of the people and organisations involved in the process...read more

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9780273782865, titled "The Public Policy Process" | 6 revised edition (Routledge, February 6, 2013), cover price $54.99 | About this edition: The Public Policy Process is essential reading for anyone trying to understand the process by which public policy is made.

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9781408288894, titled "The Public Policy Process" | 6 edition (Taylor & Francis, October 4, 2012), cover price $60.95 | About this edition: The Public Policy Process is essential reading for anyone trying to understand the process by which public policy is made.
9781405873529, titled "The Public Policy Process" | 5th edition (Prentice Hall, August 21, 2009), cover price $87.50 | About this edition: Hill’s book is by some distance the best Policy Process textbook on the market.

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Product Description: Have bureaucrats taken over the decision making role of politicians? This book offers a direct assessment of the role of bureaucrats in policy making by analysing how they shape policy in making decrees - laws that generally do not pass through full legislative scrutiny...read more

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9780199645138 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 12, 2012, cover price $87.00 | About this edition: Have bureaucrats taken over the decision making role of politicians?

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Product Description: Do you think your life will get better in the future?Geoff Smart had some doubts. He saw what you see ― how broken government has become. He worried about his career, his family’s future, and our everyday quality of life.Then one day, Geoff received an unexpected message that changed how he saw the problem...read more

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9781608322886 | Greenleaf Book Group Llc, June 5, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES AND WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLERDo you think your life will get better in the future?

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9781469262048 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, November 6, 2012), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Do you think your life will get better in the future?

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Product Description: This book addresses the nexus of issues exploring governance structures and mechanisms in public service organizations, thus contributing to the development of disciplines that focus on public management. It goes beyond the state of the art by addressing a number of specific issues in a more systematic fashion...read more

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9783790827491 | Physica Verlag, August 18, 2011, cover price $139.00 | About this edition: This book addresses the nexus of issues exploring governance structures and mechanisms in public service organizations, thus contributing to the development of disciplines that focus on public management.

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Product Description: Confronting Managerialism offers a scathing critique of the crippling influence of neoclassical economics and modern finance on business school teaching and management practice. Locke and Spender show how business managers who were once well-regarded as custodians of the economic engines vital to our growth and social progress now seem closer to the rapacious "robber barons" of the 1880s...read more

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9781780320724 | 1 edition (Zed Books, September 15, 2011), cover price $134.95 | About this edition: Confronting Managerialism offers a scathing critique of the crippling influence of neoclassical economics and modern finance on business school teaching and management practice.

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9781780320717 | Zed Books, September 15, 2011, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Confronting Managerialism offers a scathing critique of the crippling influence of neoclassical economics and modern finance on business school teaching and management practice.

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Product Description: Providing students of economics, politics, and policy with a concise explanation of public choice, markets, property, and political and economic processes, this record identifies what kinds of actions are beyond the ability of government...read more
By Gordon Tullock (foreword by)

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9781598130508 | Rev upd edition (Independent Inst, November 1, 2011), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Providing students of economics, politics, and policy with a concise explanation of public choice, markets, property, and political and economic processes, this record identifies what kinds of actions are beyond the ability of government.

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9781598130423 | Rev upd edition (Independent Inst, September 1, 2011), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Providing students of economics, politics, and policy with a concise explanation of public choice, markets, property, and political and economic processes, this record identifies what kinds of actions are beyond the ability of government.

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Product Description: This work includes a brief history of skyscrapers as well as chapters on elevators and communications, facades and facing, mechanical and electrical systems, forces of nature, and much more.

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9780765623348 | M E Sharpe Inc, April 1, 2011, cover price $158.00 | About this edition: This work includes a brief history of skyscrapers as well as chapters on elevators and communications, facades and facing, mechanical and electrical systems, forces of nature, and much more.

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9780765623355 | M E Sharpe Inc, April 1, 2011, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: This work includes a brief history of skyscrapers as well as chapters on elevators and communications, facades and facing, mechanical and electrical systems, forces of nature, and much more.

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Product Description: How and why has the concept of responsibility come to pervade the fabric of American public and private life? How are ideas of responsibility instantiated in, and constituted by, the workings of social and political institutions? What place do liberal discourses of responsibility, based on the individual, have in today's biopolitical world, where responsibility is so often a matter of risk assessment, founded in statistical probabilities? Bringing together the work of scholars in anthropology, law, literary studies, philosophy, and political theory, the essays in this volume show how state and private bureaucracies play crucial roles in fashioning forms of responsibility, which they then enjoin on populations...read more
By Andrew Parker (editor), Austin Sarat (editor) and Martha Merrill Umphrey (editor)

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9780823233229 | Fordham Univ Pr, February 1, 2011, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: How and why has the concept of responsibility come to pervade the fabric of American public and private life?

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9780823233236 | Fordham Univ Pr, February 1, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: How and why has the concept of responsibility come to pervade the fabric of American public and private life?

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Product Description: Women working to change unfair treatment in bureaucracies can be either "missionaries" or "mandarins," and must often be a combination of the two. "Missionaries" work from within the organization in their pursuit of gender equity...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Carol Miller (editor) and Shahra Razavi (editor)

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9781853394348 | Practical Action Pub, January 1, 1998, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: Women working to change unfair treatment in bureaucracies can be either "missionaries" or "mandarins," and must often be a combination of the two.

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Product Description: When intrepid female reporter Sydney Johnson is posted to cover an archaeological exploration up the Amazon River, the assignment seems straightforward enough. But the crew's photographer seems to be keeping some very shady company and the handsome botanist is proving to be a distraction with a difference...read more

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9780352329257 | London Bridge, April 1, 1995, cover price $5.95 | also contains The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy | About this edition: When intrepid female reporter Sydney Johnson is posted to cover an archaeological exploration up the Amazon River, the assignment seems straightforward enough.

Product Description: Claude Lefort is one of the leading social and political theorists in France today. This anthology of his most important work published over the last four decades makes his writing widely accessible to an English-speaking audience for the first time...read more

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9780262121170 | Mit Pr, August 26, 1986, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: Claude Lefort is one of the leading social and political theorists in France today.

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9783110098655 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, March 1, 1985, cover price $154.00

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Product Description: Modern Organization is a classic text of organization development that addresses the complications that occur in power structures within which workers with specialized skills are managed by superiors without those skills. Thompson is interested in exploring and righting the creative tensions between knowledge and power, demonstrating that within hierarchical structures, the wielders of power often lack not only the technical know-how of their employees but charisma and other attributes that would win the loyalty and confidence of those employees...read more

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9780817348380 | 2 edition (Univ of Alabama Pr, December 15, 2015), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Modern Organization is a classic text of organization development that addresses the complications that occur in power structures within which workers with specialized skills are managed by superiors without those skills.

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