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Author Parrillo, Nicholas R.

Title Against the profit motive : the salary revolution in American government, 1780-1940 / Nicholas R. Parrillo.

Publication Info. New Haven : Yale University Press, 2013.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (581 pages) : illustrations.
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computer rdamedia
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Series Yale Law Library series in legal history and reference
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The old regime : lawful bargaining for public services -- Bargaining outlawed -- A regulatory nightmare : salaries as a remedy for corrupt exchange and official lucre -- A government capable of saying "no" : salaries as a reaction against customer service -- State and local taxation : the tax ferrets -- Federal taxation : the moiety men -- Criminal prosecution : cash for convictions -- Incarceration : jailors' fees and penitentiary profits -- Naval warfare : prize money and blood money -- Epilogue : American state-building and the critique of bureaucracy.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Fees, Administrative -- United States -- History.
United States -- Officials and employees -- Salaries, etc. -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Parrillo, Nicholas R. Against the profit motive : the salary revolution in American government, 1780-1940. New Haven : Yale University Press, 2013 xi, 568 pages ; 24 cm. Yale Law Library series in legal history and reference 9780300176582 (OCoLC)828332594 (DLC) 2012051295
ISBN 9780300187304 (e-book)
9780300176582

 
    
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