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James Wilson

James WilsonJames Q. Wilson is a Professor of Strategy and Organization and James A. Collins Chair in management at UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management. Wilson’s primary research interests include American government and politics, economic regulation, bureaucracy, and crime and criminal justice. He has a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Chicago and an A.B. in political science from the University of Redlands.

Wilson is the author or co-author of thirteen books on politics, bureaucracy, urban affairs, marine biology, crime, and criminal justice.

—From the New York Times

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Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do and Why They Do It by James Q. Wilson
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