Working, shirking, and sabotage bureaucratic response to a democratic public

Brehm, John, 1960-

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  • Creator John Brehm and Scott Gates
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication 1st pbk. ed. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan Press, 1999, c1997.
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (280 p.)
  • ISBNs 1282754181, 9786612754180, 0472027387
  • OCLC ocn923503471, ocn794702109


  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • English


  • Contents; Preface; 1. Bureaucracy and the Politics of Everyday Life; 2. Why Supervision Fails to Induce Compliance; 3. Foundations of Organizational Compliance; 4. The Preferences of Federal Bureaucrats; 5. Working and Shirking in the Federal Bureaucracy; 6. Working, Shirking, and Sabotage in Social Work; 7. Donut Shops and Speed Traps; 8. Policing Police Brutality; 9. Smoke Detectors or Fire Alarms; 10. Routes to Democratic Control of Bureaucracy; Appendixes; A. Models; B. Distributions; C. Estimates; References; Index
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