The Absurdity of Bureaucracy: How implementation works

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The Absurdity of Bureaucracy : How implementation works. / Vohnsen, Nina Holm.

Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017. 185 s. (Political and administrative ethnography).

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Vohnsen, NH 2017, The Absurdity of Bureaucracy: How implementation works. Political and administrative ethnography, Manchester University Press, Manchester.

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Vohnsen, N. H. (2017). The Absurdity of Bureaucracy: How implementation works. Manchester: Manchester University Press. Political and administrative ethnography

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Vohnsen NH 2017. The Absurdity of Bureaucracy: How implementation works. Manchester: Manchester University Press. 185 s. (Political and administrative ethnography).

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Vohnsen, Nina Holm The Absurdity of Bureaucracy: How implementation works Manchester: Manchester University Press. 2017. (Political and administrative ethnography).

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Vohnsen NH. The Absurdity of Bureaucracy: How implementation works. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. 185 s. (Political and administrative ethnography).

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Vohnsen, Nina Holm. / The Absurdity of Bureaucracy : How implementation works. Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017. 185 s. (Political and administrative ethnography).

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