Bureaucracy and Politicians Relations

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_695-1




Bureaucracy is a system of official rules or state apparatus that plays a vital role in policy formulation, implementation, and delivering public services to the citizens.


Politicians are the actors or players of power game, and the persons those who are professionally involved in politics, and elected by the people and hold an elected office in the system of government.


The relations can be defined as the process and manner of power relationships among the actors of governance. It refers to the mode of interaction between politicians and bureaucrats.


Politicians and bureaucrats, these two actors are always inseparable and indispensable to each other. It may even be argued that from ancient civilization to the present globalized age, they have been at the heart...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Public AdministrationJahangirnagar UniversitySavarBangladesh