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Jobs for the Boys doc ë reader Patronage and the State in Comparative Perspective Free ✓ [Download] ➾ Jobs for the Boys: Patronage and the State in Comparative Perspective ➹ Edward S Mason Professor of International Development Emerita and Former Director of the David RockefellPatronage systems in the public service are universally reviled as undemocratic and corrupt Yet patronage was the prevailing method of staffing government for centuries and in some countries it still is In Jobs for the BoysMerilee Grindle considers why patronage has been so ubiuitous in history and explores the political processes through which it is replaced by merit based civil service systems Such reforms are consi

Edward S Mason Professor of International Development Emerita and Former Director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies Merilee S Grindle Ñ Patronage and the State in Comparative Perspective eBook

Ntries as well as to identify cycles that govern reform across the board As a rule she finds transition to merit based systems involves years and sometimes decades of conflict and compromise with supporters of patronage as new systems of public service are politically constructed Becoming aware of the limitations of public sector reform Grindle hopes will temper expectations for institutional change now being undertak

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Jobs for the Boys Patronage and the State in Comparative PerspectiveStently resisted she finds because patronage systems though capricious offer political executives flexibility to achieve a wide variety of objectives Grindle looks at the histories of public sector reform in six developed countries and compares them with contemporary struggles for reform in four Latin American countries A historical case based approach allows her to take into account contextual differences between cou