TVA and the Grass Roots: A Study in the Sociology of Formal Organization

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University of California Press, 1949 - Bureaucracy - 274 pages

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Contents

TVA and Democratic Planning
3
The Idea of a Grass Roots Administration
19
The Functions and Dilemmas of Official Doctrine
47
The Informal Coaptation of GrassRoots
83
TVA and the Farm Leadership Continued
117
Agriculture and the Role of TVA
155
LandUse Policy
181
The Formal Cooptation of GrassRoots
215
A Summary
249
Published Sources
267

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