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Politics at the street level

David C. Perry

Politics at the street level

the select case of police administration and the community

by David C. Perry

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Published by Sage Publications in Beverly Hills .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Police -- United States,
    • Police-community relations,
    • Police administration -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 37-38.

      Statement[by] David C. Perry [and] Paula A. Sornoff.
      SeriesSage professional papers in administrative and policy studies, ser., no. 03-008
      ContributionsSornoff, Paula A., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8141 .P38
      The Physical Object
      Pagination39 p.
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5432989M
      ISBN 100803902670
      LC Control Number73080265

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Street-level bureaucrats—from teachers and police officers to social workers and legal-aid lawyers—interact directly with the public and so represent the frontlines of government policy.

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Work and the Welfare State places street-level organizations at the analytic center of welfare-state politics, policy, and management.

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A recent exposé by Frank Foer reveals the importance of what political scientist Michael Lipsky has called “street-level bureaucracy”—how government operates on the ground—and what sociologist Kitty Calavita calls “real law”—how law actually works when implemented by those bureaucracies.

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