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Past Perspective (1977)

posted Jan 15, 2012, 9:44 AM by Jeremy Lambeth   [ updated Jan 15, 2012, 10:51 AM ]
Foreign Affairs Officials: Professionals without Professions?
William I. Bacchus

"To a casual observer, the Foreign Service of the United States may appear to be among the best established governmental professions, with its high visibility and extensive traditions. This is a doubtful conclusion, since today serious questions exist about its ability to adapt to changing circumstances, the degree to which it is able to establish or retain exclusive functions, and therefore about its future role."

Public Administration Review
Vol. 37, No. 6 (Nov. - Dec., 1977), pp. 641-650 
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Jeremy Lambeth,
Jan 15, 2012, 9:44 AM