ISBN 9788132109488,Social and Community Development Practice

Social and Community Development Practice



SAGE Publications Ltd

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9788132109488

ISBN-10 8132109481


Number of Pages 588 Pages
Language (English)


Public administration in a globalizing world 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 sections, 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. Table of Contents 1. Preface 2. Introduction 3. Public Administration: Evolution of a Discipline 4. Administrative Theories 5. Contemporary Developments in Public Administration 6. Public Policy 7. Development Administration 8. Decentralization and Local Governance 9. Social Welfare Administration 10. Citizens and Administration 11. Public Administration in India 12. Budget and Financial Administration in India 13. Administrative Reforms in India 14. Globalization and Public Administration 15. Conclusion 16. Model Questions 17. Index