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The British Civil Servant

Edited By

William A. Robson

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ISBN 9781032184609
January 30, 2022 Forthcoming by Routledge
254 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 1937, The British Civil Servant presents a comprehensive overview of the main problems and conditions related to the British public service during early twentieth century. It discusses important themes like what is public service; the administrative class in the home civil service; middle and lower grades of the local government service; the experts in the civil service; women in public service; the Indian civil service and the colonial civil service. With chapters written by experts like Professor Ernest Barker, Harold Nicolson, William A. Robson, this book is a must read for scholars and researchers of British political history, public administration, and political science.

Table of Contents

Foreword 1. The Public Service William A. Robson 2. The Home Civil Service: The Administrative Class Professor Ernest Barker 3. The Foreign Service Hon. Harold Nicolson, M.P. 4. The Middle and Lower Grades of the Civil Service A.J. Waldegrave 5. The Local Government Civil Service: The Chief Officers Sir Ernest Simon 6. The Middle and Lower Grades of the Local Government Service L. Hill 7. The Personnel of the Semi-Public Services Herman Finer 8. The Expert in the Civil Service F.A. A. Menzler 9. Women in the Civil Service Ray Strachey 10. The Indian Civil Service John Coatman 11. The Colonial Service Leonard Barnes Index

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