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Description - Public Administration in a Globalizing World by Bidyut Chakrabarty

This book provides a synoptic view of the developments in the discipline of public administration in the age of globalization. The strength of the book lies in its ability to dwell on issues critical to understanding governance, while taking into account the significant transformations that have taken place in civil society and administrative set-ups across the world. Key areas of focus: * Evolution of public administration as a discipline * Administrative theories * Contemporary developments in public administration * Public policy * Development administration * Decentralization and local governance * Social welfare administration * Citizens and administration * Public administration in India * Budget and financial administration in India * Administrative reforms in India * Globalization and public administration Written in a comprehensive text-book mould, along with model questions for each of its twelve chapters, it will be an essential reading for undergraduate and graduate-level students of public administration. It will also be useful for students appearing in various Indian civil service examinations as well as those aiming to clear the UGC-NET exam.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9788132109488
ISBN-10: 8132109481
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 139mm x mm)
Pages: 588
Imprint: SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Jul-2012
Country of Publication: India

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Author Biography - Bidyut Chakrabarty

Bidyut Chakrabarty is a faculty at the Department of Political Science, University of Delhi, India. He has also been Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Head of the Department of Political Science, University of Delhi. He earned his PhD from the London School of Economics and has been associated with teaching and research for more than three decades. He has taught in some of the most prestigious educational institutions such as the London School of Economics; Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta, India; Monash University, Australia; National University of Singapore and Hamburg University, Germany. Dr Chakrabarty has authored three books for SAGE India: Indian Government and Politics (with Rajendra Kumar Pandey, 2008); Modern Indian Political Thought (with Rajendra Kumar Pandey, 2009) and Public Administration in a Globalizing World (with Prakash Chand, 2012). Prakash Chand is a faculty of Political Science at Dyal Singh (E) College, University of Delhi, India. He was awarded a Doctoral Fellowship by ICSSR and a Postdoctoral Research Award by University Grants Commission (UGC). Dr Chand has rich teaching experience of over 14 years and his research papers have appeared in various journals including Indian Social Science Review, Gandhi Marg, Indian Journal of Public Administration, and Urban India and Social Change. His areas of interest and research include public administration and environmental governance in India. He has co-authored a book titled Public Administration in a Globalizing World (with Bidyut Chakrabarty, 2012), published by SAGE.

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