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Bureaucratic power in national politics

Francis E. Rourke

Bureaucratic power in national politics

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Executive departments -- United States.,
    • Bureaucracy.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Statementreadings selected and edited by Francis E. Rourke.
      SeriesIntroductory readers in American politics
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK421 .R6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 199 p.
      Number of Pages199
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5948814M
      LC Control Number65021074

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