Journal of
Public Administration and Policy Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Adm. Policy Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2480
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPAPR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 147

Full Length Research Paper

The politics of language and representative bureaucracy in Ethiopia: the case of Federal Government

Milkessa Midega
  • Milkessa Midega
  • Department of Political Science and International Relations, Dire Dawa University, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 28 October 2014
  •  Accepted: 16 December 2014
  •  Published: 31 January 2015

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