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Bureaucracy and Society in Modern Egypt
Bureaucracy and Society in Modern Egypt
By Morroe Berger
Princeton University Press, 1957, 231 pp
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In states undergoing rapid modernization the bureaucracy plays a highly important rôle in shaping the new society. In this interesting study of the Egyptian civil service as a social group, the author, a sociologist at Princeton, makes use not only of historical and documentary analysis but also of an extensive questionnaire survey of several hundred officials.