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Observing Government Elites free pdf The behaviour of politicians and public servants often strikes outside observers as erratic, inconsistent and sometimes foolish. One way of understanding their behaviour is political anthropology. This book focuses on the everyday life of ministers and senior public servants in different countries, describing their world through their eyes. It analyses how such practices are embedded in political and administrative traditions. It explores how their beliefs, practices and traditions create meaning in politics and public policy making. It provides unique data on the everyday life government elites and practical advice on how to conduct such fieldwork.

About R. A. W. Rhodes

R.A.W RHODES is Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Director of the Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University. He is the author or editor of twenty-five books including recently- The Oxford Handbook of Political Institutions (joint editor, 2006)- and Governance Stories (with Mark Bevir, 2006). He is also editor of Public Administration- life Vice-President of the Political Studies Association of the United Kingdom, and a Fellow/Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences in both Australia and Britain. PAUL 'T HART is Senior R

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Author : R. A. W. Rhodes
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 21 November 2007
ISBN : 0230008402
EAN : 9780230008403
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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