42 relations: Age of Enlightenment, Ancien Régime, Apparatchik, Bangladesh, Bartleby (2001 film), Bartleby, the Scrivener, Brazil (1985 film), Bureaucracy, Civil service, Civil Service (United Kingdom), Confucianism, Eurocrat, François Quesnay, Government, Guangzhou, Heinrich Friedrich Karl vom und zum Stein, Hermes Conrad, Ikiru, Imperial examination, India, Leslie Knope, List of Rugrats characters, Mandarin (bureaucrat), Max Weber, Meritocracy, Nomenklatura, Northcote–Trevelyan Report, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Pakistan, Pro–am, Qing dynasty, Republic, Richard Mayne (administrator), Scholar-official, Spin City, Teleadministration, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., The Memorandum, The Trial, Voltaire, Woodrow Wilson, Zhou dynasty.
The Enlightenment (also known as the Age of Enlightenment or the Age of Reason; in lit in Aufklärung, "Enlightenment", in L’Illuminismo, “Enlightenment” and in Spanish: La Ilustración, "Enlightenment") was an intellectual and philosophical movement that dominated the world of ideas in Europe during the 18th century, "The Century of Philosophy".
The Ancien Régime (French for "old regime") was the political and social system of the Kingdom of France from the Late Middle Ages (circa 15th century) until 1789, when hereditary monarchy and the feudal system of French nobility were abolished by the.
An apparatchik (аппара́тчик), in Russian colloquial terms also borrowed widely into other languages, was a full-time, professional functionary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union or the Soviet government apparat (аппарат, apparatus), someone who held any position of bureaucratic or political responsibility, with the exception of the higher ranks of management called nomenklatura.
Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ, lit. "The country of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.
Bartleby is a 2001 American comedy film adaptation of Herman Melville's short story "Bartleby, the Scrivener".
"Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street" is a short story by the American writer Herman Melville, first serialized anonymously in two parts in the November and December 1853 issues of Putnam's Magazine, and reprinted with minor textual alterations in his The Piazza Tales in 1856.
Brazil is a 1985 dystopian science fiction film directed by Terry Gilliam and written by Gilliam, Charles McKeown, and Tom Stoppard.
Bureaucracy refers to both a body of non-elective government officials and an administrative policy-making group.
The civil service is independent of government and composed mainly of career bureaucrats hired on professional merit rather than appointed or elected, whose institutional tenure typically survives transitions of political leadership.
Her Majesty's Home Civil Service, also known as Her Majesty's Civil Service or the Home Civil Service, is the permanent bureaucracy or secretariat of Crown employees that supports Her Majesty's Government, which is composed of a cabinet of ministers chosen by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, as well as two of the three devolved administrations: the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government, but not the Northern Ireland Executive.
Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life.
A Eurocrat (a portmanteau of "European" and "bureaucrat") is "a staff member of the administrative commission of the European Union", Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
François Quesnay (4 June 1694 – 16 December 1774) was a French economist and physician of the Physiocratic school.
A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, often a state.
Guangzhou, also known as Canton, is the capital and most populous city of the province of Guangdong.
Heinrich Friedrich Karl Reichsfreiherr vom und zum Stein (25 October 1757 – 29 June 1831), commonly known as Baron vom Stein, was a Prussian statesman who introduced the Prussian reforms that paved the way for the unification of Germany.
Hermes Conrad is a major character in the American animated series Futurama.
is a 1952 Japanese drama film directed and co-written by Akira Kurosawa and starring Takashi Shimura.
The Chinese imperial examinations were a civil service examination system in Imperial China to select candidates for the state bureaucracy.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Leslie Barbara Knope is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation.
Rugrats includes a large array of characters: family, friends, extended relatives, townspeople, and fictional characters.
A mandarin (Chinese: 官 guān) was a bureaucrat scholar in the government of imperial China and Vietnam.
Maximilian Karl Emil "Max" Weber (21 April 1864 – 14 June 1920) was a German sociologist, philosopher, jurist, and political economist.
Meritocracy (merit, from Latin mereō, and -cracy, from Ancient Greek κράτος "strength, power") is a political philosophy which holds that certain things, such as economic goods or power, should be vested in individuals on the basis of talent, effort and achievement, rather than factors such as sexuality, race, gender or wealth.
The nomenklatura (p; nomenclatura) were a category of people within the Soviet Union and other Eastern Bloc countries who held various key administrative positions in the bureaucracy, running all spheres of those countries' activity: government, industry, agriculture, education, etc., whose positions were granted only with approval by the communist party of each country or region.
The Northcote–Trevelyan Report was a document prepared by Stafford H. Northcote (later to be Chancellor of the Exchequer) and C. E. Trevelyan (then permanent secretary at the Treasury).
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest may refer to.
Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.
Pro–am (or pro/am, pro am, ProAm; a contraction of professional–amateur) is a mix of professional and amateur competition within a sport, or collaboration between professionals and amateurs in a scientific discipline such as astronomy.
The Qing dynasty, also known as the Qing Empire, officially the Great Qing, was the last imperial dynasty of China, established in 1636 and ruling China from 1644 to 1912.
A republic (res publica) is a form of government in which the country is considered a "public matter", not the private concern or property of the rulers.
Richard John Mayne (2 April 1926 – 29 November 2009) was a British journalist, broadcaster, writer and an advocate for European integration.
Scholar-officials, also known as Literati, Scholar-gentlemen, Scholar-bureaucrats or Scholar-gentry were politicians and government officials appointed by the emperor of China to perform day-to-day political duties from the Han dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty in 1912, China's last imperial dynasty.
Spin City is an American television sitcom that aired from September 17, 1996, until April 30, 2002, on ABC.
Teleadministration is based on the concept that documents in electronic format have legal value.
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is an American spy-fiction television series produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television and first broadcast on NBC.
The Memorandum is a 1965 play by Václav Havel.
The Trial (original German title: Der Process, later Der Proceß, Der Prozeß and Der Prozess) is a novel written by Franz Kafka between 1914 and 1915 and published posthumously in 1925.
François-Marie Arouet (21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778), known by his nom de plume Voltaire, was a French Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher famous for his wit, his attacks on Christianity as a whole, especially the established Catholic Church, and his advocacy of freedom of religion, freedom of speech and separation of church and state.
Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was an American statesman and academic who served as the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921.
The Zhou dynasty or the Zhou Kingdom was a Chinese dynasty that followed the Shang dynasty and preceded the Qin dynasty.