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Representativ byråkrati. En studie om ledande kommunala minoritetsadministratörers företrädarskap


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Title: Representativ byråkrati. En studie om ledande kommunala minoritetsadministratörers företrädarskap
Other Titles: Representative Bureaucracy. The Advocacy of Top-Level Local Government Minority Administrators
Authors: Tahvilzadeh, Nazem
E-mail: nazem.tahvilzadeh@spa.gu.se
Issue Date: 20-Dec-2011
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: School of Public Administration ; Förvaltningshögskolan
Date of Defence: 2012-01-27
Disputation: Fredagen den 27 januari 2012, kl. 13.15, hörsal Sappören
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: 1653-8358
Nummer 29
Keywords: Representative bureaucracy, representation, advocacy, diversity, public administrators, minority administrators, bureaucrats, public administration, ethnicity, politicization, ethnic conflict, ethnocrats, ethnocracy, municipal administration, local government, governance, analytical dualism, critical realism, Sweden
Abstract: The theory of representative bureaucracy suggests that the presence of underprivileged social groups, such as women and ethnic minorities, within the public workforce will lead to a more responsive political process, reflecting a wider range of interests. This theory posits that the social background of the individual public administrator affects their values and policy-preferences. Because administrative discretion enables public administrators to influence policy-making and implementation proc... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8403-1
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/28109
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Förvaltningshögskolan
Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet

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