|Publisher:||SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd|
|No. of Pages:||388|
About The Book
This textbook acquaints the readers with the evolution of Indian administration through contextual analysis of the theoretical and practical aspects of the subject.
Indian Administration: Evolution and Practice addresses the new issues and challenges in the field of public administration in India through critical analysis of its growth and development since Independence. Instead of focusing only on the institutional characteristics of the Indian administrative system, it highlights the key issues from a historical perspective. This will enable the readers to grasp the ideological and theoretical dynamics of the field of study and practice.
Adopts a critical and multi-disciplinary approach in discussing the traditional and emerging issues of the Indian administration
Focuses on the processes of administration with reference to their constitutional provisions as well as socio-economic and political contexts
Provides thorough insight into the new challenges and upcoming issues affecting the Indian administrative system
Useful study for the students of Indian universities and state and central civil service aspirants
About The Author
"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.
About the Authors
Evolution of Indian Administration
Philosophical and Constitutional Framework of Indian Administration
Structure of Central Administration
Local Governance in India: Rural and Urban
Civil Services in India
Administrative Reforms in India
Public Policy in India
Planning and Economic Development in India
Financial Management in India
Citizen and Administration in India
Social Welfare Administration in India
Environmental Management in India
Major Issues in Indian Administration
Part I-Conceptual Issues
Part II-Empirical Issues