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Author Lee, Mordecai, 1948-

Title Bureaus of efficiency : reforming local government in the progressive era / by Mordecai Lee
Published Milwaukee, Wis. : Marquette University Press, [2008]
©2008
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Description 1 online resource (292 pages)
Series Urban life series ; no. 4
Urban life series (Milwaukee, Wis.) ; no. 4
Contents The City of Milwaukee's Bureau of Economy and Efficiency, 1910-1912 -- The Milwaukee Citizens' Bureau of Municipal Efficiency, 1913-1921 -- The Chicago Civil Service Commission's Efficiency Division, 1910-1916 -- The Chicago Bureau of Public Efficiency, 1910-1932 -- The bigger picture : bureaus of efficiency in other corners of America -- Summary and conclusions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-276) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Civil service -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Civil service -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee.
Industrial efficiency -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Industrial efficiency -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee.
Political corruption -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Prevention.
Political corruption -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee -- Prevention.
Progressivism (United States politics) -- History.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Milwaukee (Wis.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1953.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008005190
ISBN 0874623472 (electronic bk.)
1441623469 (electronic bk.)
9780874623475 (electronic bk.)
9781441623461 (electronic bk.)