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Interview with Gudarzi, Manuchehr

Family and educational background; activities of the Plan and Budget Organization; formation and functions of the High Council for Administrative Affairs; Amini and Alam premierships; on Prime Minister Mansur and his Progressive Circle; politics of selecting cabinet ministers; on cabinet politics; workings of the civil service; drawing up new laws and legislations for the civil service; on the Shah’s reaction to opponents of the civil service bill; on public administration education in Iran in the 1960s and 1970s; agricultural productivity and price policy; problems of the agricultural sector; urban development in Iran; on the development of the public sector; reminiscences of Iranian premiers from Ali Amini to Amir Abbas Hoveyda; recollections of Princess Ashraf; joining the private sector.

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Manouchehr-Goodarzi-APt-I Manouchehr-Goodarzi-BPt-II Manouchehr-Goodarzi-CPt-III_0 Manouchehr-Goodarzi-English


147pp. + summary + biographical note + index + photograph

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