Bureaucracy and Society in Modern Egypt

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Bureaucracy and Society in Modern Egypt

By Morroe Berger
Princeton University Press, 1957
231 pp. $4.75

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.

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