New York: Greenwood Press, 1988.
First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Item #5123
Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, otherwise light wear. Crisp hardcover.; Contents: Tables; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Roots of Municipal Civil Service: The Notion of Meritocracy; 2 The Impact of Current Practices and Procedures in Civil Service; 3 Challenges to the Merit System: Affirmative Action; 4 Challenges to the Merit System: Litigation Aimed at Eliminating Discriminatory Aspects of Civil Service Systems; 5 Challenges to the Merit System: Public Employment Programs; Conclusions; Selected Bibliography; Index. ; Contributions in Political Science; Ex-Library; Vol. 201; xviii, 181 pages.