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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English


  • Civil service reform,
  • Civil service -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementJames P. McGrath
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1979-80, reel 3, fr. 1061
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15450696M

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