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Politics and Public Administration

P.R. Dubhashi (Author)

Contents: I. Politics: 1. Reflections on the Indian Polity and Some Suggestions for its Reconstitution. 2. The Federal Issues in Indian Polity. 3. The Issue of States Organisation in India. 4. Changing Anatomy of Corruption. 5. The Purpose of Politics. 6. Separation of Powers in the Indian Polity is Judiciary Undermining the Executive ?. 7. Multiple Executives – A Mistaken Notion. 8. Indian Republic in Political Imbroglio. 9. Coalition Culture. 10. Whither Parliamentary Democracy in India. 11. Power to the People. II. Social: 1. Role of Social Activism in National Life. 2. Our National Identity . 3. Taslima Nasrin’s ‘Lajja’ – A True Assessment – Growth of Intolerance . 4. Quiet Violence in Bangladesh. 5. Secularism Reconsidered . 6. The Message of Swami Vivekananda. 7. Science and Spritituality. 8. Remembering Jawaharlal Nehru. 9. Relevance of Mahatma Gandhi. 10. The Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi. 11. Celebration of Festivals . 12. Conferring Rights on Citizens - Laws and their Implementation. III. Co-Operatives: 1. What is Co-operation? Objectives, Methods and Performance. 2. Should Multi-State Co-operatives be Registered as Companies Under the Companies Act?. 3. Dr. Ambedkar’s Philosophy and the Principles of Co-operation. 4. Co-operation for a Better World and Better India. IV. Economics: 1. Restructuring of The Indian Economy : Penumbra of Ambiguity. 2. What Makes Countries Rich or Poor? . 3. Ethics Versus Profits . 4. Wither Economic Reforms . 5. Budgeting A Country’s Finances. 6. Satyam Episode and Indian Corporate Image. 7. Recession – Diagnosis and Remedies . 8. Economic and Social Policies need reappraisal Planning in the mixed economy after independence. 9. Agonising Reappraisal of Liberalisation and Globalisation. 10. Coping with Seasonalty and Drought. 11. Abolition of Planning Commission . V. Administration: 1. Whither Indian Bureaucracy? . 2. Reflections on an Era – Memoirs of a Civil Servant by S. Bhothalingam. 3. Dealing Effectively with Law and Order Situations. 4. Decline of the District Magistrate. 5. Dealing with Maoist Challenge . 6. Independence of CBI and of Police and Administration. 7. Yet Another Mega Scam . 8. Good Governance. VI. Education. 1. Rethinking the University Setup – Take Care of the Fundamentals. 2. Quality of Higher Education. 3. Accountability in University. 4. National Accreditation Council – Tasks Ahead . 5. Why Institutions Fail. 6. Positive Parenting and need for Flexibility in Education. 7. Educational Reforms: Issues of Quality and Equity. 8. Educational Reforms in Finland and their Relevance to India. 9. New Educational Policy- Relevance to elementary Education .10. Assessment of Students and Quality of Education. VII. International Relations: 1. Regional Power – Concept and Implications. 2. Indo-American Relations in Perspective. 3. Demise of Soviet Union and its Aftermath. 4. Osama, Obama and India’s Foreign Policy. 5. Obama’s US Presidency and India’s Foreign Policy. 


Book covers a number of essays on a large range of subjects – Politics, Public Administration, Economics, Cooperation, Society and Education. They are essential reading for students and teachers of the subject as well enlightened citizens.

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About the author

P.R. Dubhashi

The author is Director, Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi. He belongs to the Indian Administrative Service and has held several important positions in the State and Central Administration. He was the Founder Director of the Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Cooperative Management, Poona and Director of Studies at the National Institute of Community Development Administration. He is widely traveled and associated with a number of national and international training and research organizations. He is currently Vice-President of the International Association of Schools & Institutes of Public Administration. He has contributed numerous articles to various journals and periodicals. Among his publications are: Rural Development Administration in India, Strategy of Cooperative Development and Other Essays, Principles and Philosophy of Cooperation, Planning in India with special reference to regional, district, block and village planning, Economics, Planning & Public Administration, Profession of Public Administration, Cooperative Development in India – Retrospect and Prospect and Grammar of Planning: Concepts and Applications.

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Title Politics and Public Administration
Author P.R. Dubhashi
Format Hardcover
Date published: 05.03.2020
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789353240035
length 374p.