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Empowerment of Women in Urban Administration: Experiences and Strategies

U.B. Singh (Author)
Synopsis The volume is a collection of scholarly papers contributed by academics, administrators and practitioners at a national seminar organized and coordinated by the editor under the auspices of the Regional Centre for Urban and Environmental Studies, Lucknow University, Lucknow, Government of India in the Ministry of Urban Development and Sustainable Development Forum, Patna. It is probably a maiden effort to trace, study and analyse the strategies for empowering women in urban administration in the country. Women (half of the population) in different roles especially in urban sector are the focal point for discussion by all the research papers. Under the broad theoretical and policy framework the experiences in varied fields of urban sector have been highlighted. The volume is of much benefit to the academics, teachers, researchers and students interested in women studies.
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About the author

U.B. Singh

U.B. Singh, M.P.A., Ph.D. (Human Resource Development), D. Litt. (Time Management) till recently at the faculty of the Regional Centre for Urban & Environmental Studies of the University of Lucknow (for more than 18 years) is a Reader in the Department of Public Administration of the Mizoram University (a Central University), based at Aizawal. He has been to University College London, U.K. on Fellowship under Colombo Plan and to Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok under the UNDP sponsorship. He has to his credit more than 50 research papers contributed to various journals of repute; about two dozen research studies; participation in national and international seminars / conferences, besides authoring more than a dozen books including Human Resource Development, Urban Local Government, functioning of Urban Government in South India, Urban Governance in North East Region, Administrative System in India, Fiscal Federalism in Indian Union, assessing Training Needs in Urban Administration to name a few. He has successfully edited a number of volumes including Revitalised Urban Administration in India. Privatisatioin of Municipal Services in India etc. As a unique combination of a teacher, trainer and researcher, Dr. Singh is associated with many academic institutes and societies. He has been on the advisory committees and on committees for farming municipal Acts in Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal. He has directed a number of executive development programmes for urban officials belonging to various north and north eastern states.

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Bibliographic information

Title Empowerment of Women in Urban Administration: Experiences and Strategies
Author U.B. Singh
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2006
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8183870058
length xxii+346p., Tables; 23cm.