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Society and Bureaucracy in Contemporary Ghana
Society and Bureaucracy in Contemporary Ghana
By Robert M. Price
University of California Press, 1975, 261 pp.

In this perceptive analysis of the social roots of corruption in an African bureaucracy, the author takes a close look at the discordance between the performance requirements of the Ghanaian Civil Service and the traditional values which still largely determine the behavior of its incumbents.