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Bureaucracy in Bangladesh is transactional, not rational, in nature

Alam, Khurshed (2022) Bureaucracy in Bangladesh is transactional, not rational, in nature. South Asia @ LSE (25 Apr 2022). Blog Entry.

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Max Weber postulated that a rational bureaucracy was a fundamental prerequisite for a modern state. Khurshed Alam argues that the bureaucracy in a modernised Bangladesh has instead become transactional, working through relations of mutual influence and exchange rather than impersonal rules and rational calculations, to the detriment of the polity.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2022 09:42
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:35

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