Higher Civil Servants in Britain
From 1870 to the Present Day
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First Published in 1998. This is Volume IV of eighteen of a series on the Sociology of Public Policy, Welfare and Social Work. Stemming from an original study on social mobility, this book looks at Britain’s higher civil servants from 1870 to 1955 who are mainly sourced from the expensively-educated middle classes.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 The Purpose of the Enquiry; Chapter 2 The Assembly of Basic Data; Chapter 3 Routes of Entry to the Administrative Class: Promotion from the Ranks; Chapter 4 Routes of Entry to the Administrative Glass: Open Competition; Chapter 5 Other Routes of Entry to the Administrative Class; Chapter 6 The Schools and Universities of Higher Civil Servants; Chapter 7 Social Origin Based on Father's Occupation; Chapter 8 The Occupants of Six Key Posts at Four Dates; Chapter 9 Women in the Administrative Class; Chapter 10 The Nature of the Profession;
R. K. Kelsall