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Fear of Bureaucracy a raging pandemic by Kaufman, Herbert

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Published by Dept. of Political Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Urbana .
Written in English



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  • Bureaucracy -- United States.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Herbert Kaufman.
SeriesEdmund Janes James lecture ; 1978, Edmund J. James lecture on government ;, 1978.
LC ClassificationsJK421 .K384
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. ;
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4067600M
LC Control Number79620672

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