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Governance Issues and Challenges by Shivani Singh

Governance Issues and Challenges


Governance Issues and Challenges by Shivani Singh

This book aims to familiarize the reader with various dimensions and issues of governance in the globalized world. It is important to understand governance and its effects on administration and development in the context of a globalized environment. This textbook deals with the concepts and dimensions of governance by highlighting the major debates in the contemporary times. It emphasizes on the paradigm shift from government to governance and how the role of the state has changed over the years. Different facets of governance, such as democratic decentralization, environmental governance and role of non-state actors have been thoroughly discussed. Further, it provides insights into various good governance initiatives introduced in India, including Right to Information Act (RTI), e-governance and Citizen's Charter. Key Features * Comprehensive coverage of major concepts and critical understanding of the challenges to governance with special reference to India * Written in a lucid, jargon-free language for students and readers with backgrounds other than political science * All chapters aided by boxes, diagrams and tables for better understanding of concepts and included model questions for self-evaluation * Contributions from academicians and professionals from different fields of study, such as history, administrations and political science to give a wider perspective on governance

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Publication date

25th July 2016


Shivani Singh

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SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd


276 pages


Political science & theory
Public administration



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