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Public Administration in a Globalizing World

Public Administration in a Globalizing World
Theories and Practices

Second Edition
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July 2020 | 592 pages | SAGE Texts

The book is recommended for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Political Science; Public Administration.

Revised and updated extensively, this textbook captures the recent and relevant issues that students need to learn to grasp the dialectical interconnection between theoretical conceptualizations and prevalent socio-economic and political circumstances in the context of a transforming world. It examines all the major public policies on environment, health, education and employment, and incorporates the major changes that have taken place in a globalizing world. An essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students of public administration and political science, this book will also be useful for students appearing in various Indian civil service examinations and those aiming to clear the UGC-NET exam.

Key Features:

• Three new chapters added to address the changed milieu and the major issues and debates in public administration

• Traces the journey of planning in India from Planning Commission to the National Institute for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog

• Includes charts, diagrams, information boxes and tables to illustrate complex issues to the students

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Public Administration: Evolution of a Discipline
Administrative Theories
Non-Western Tradition of 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
Planning in India in a Globalizing World
Administrative Reforms in India
Major Issues and Debates in Public Administration
Globalization and Public Administration
Model Questions

Bidyut Chakrabarty

Bidyut Chakrabarty is Vice-Chancellor, Visva Bharati, West Bengal. He was Professor in the Department of Political Science in University of Delhi till November 2018. He completed his PhD from London School of Economics and has been associated with teaching and research for more than three decades. He has taught in several prestigious educational institutions, such as the London School of Economics; Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta; Monash University, Australia; National University of Singapore; Hamburg University, Germany. Professor Chakrabarty has authored several textbooks and academic books. Among his publications are... More About Author

Prakash Chand Kandpal

Prakash Chand Kandpal is currently a faculty at the Department of Political Science, Dyal Singh Evening College, University of Delhi. He holds a PhD from the University of Delhi. He has been awarded a doctoral fellowship by ICSSR and a postdoctoral research award by UGC. He has coauthored four books with Professor Bidyut Chakrabarty: Public Administration in a Globalizing World (SAGE, 2012), Indian Administration: Evolution and Practice (SAGE, 2016), Public Policy: Concept, Theory and Practice (SAGE, 2016) and Public Administration: From Government to Governance (2017). His research papers have appeared in... More About Author

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ISBN: 9789353882891