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Fresh light on Roman bureaucracy

an inaugural lecture, delivered before the University of Oxford, on March 11, 1920

by Henry Stuart Jones

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Published by The Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome.
    • Subjects:
    • Administrative law -- Rome,
    • Manuscripts, Greek (Papyri)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby H. Stuart Jones.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG83 .J6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination39 p.
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6631566M
      LC Control Number21000830
      OCLC/WorldCa831665

      Bureaucracy, specific form of organization defined by complexity, division of labour, permanence, professional management, hierarchical coordination and control, strict chain of command, and legal johnsonout.com is distinguished from informal and collegial organizations. In its ideal form, bureaucracy is impersonal and rational and based on rules rather than ties of kinship, friendship, or. Pelham chose to serve merely as professor in Oxford; but he might just as well have decided otherwise. For the quote, see H. Stuart Jones, Fresh Light on Roman Bureaucracy. An Inagural Lecture Delivered before the University of Oxford on March 11, (Oxford ) 4. 6.

      I thoroughly enjoyed Ruth Downie's debut novel about a Roman doctor on the edges of the Empire in Roman Brittania. The book is the first in a promised series. Our doc, Ruso, who's really from Gaul, not Rome, finds life away from the imperial center to be difficult in every regard - bad food, bad clothes, and bad wine - not to mention the /5(32). It is important to note that these categories were fluid: not only did many individuals move from one role to the other or indeed combine them, but certain institutions, such as the Council on Productive Forces, might be part of the planning bureacracy in one republic and part of the Academy of Sciences in another.

      It also offers its own synthesis which goes beyond them. The second edition has been revised and updated in the light of recent academic and political developments. For anyone who wants a lucid introduction to the meaning and significance of bureaucracy, and its relation to democracy, this book is essential reading. Start studying Pols Ch. 14 Bureaucracy. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.


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