Public Institutions in India: Performance and Design

The essays in this volume present an analytical appraisal of public institutions in India The purpose here is not just to give a history of these institutions but to ask what explains their performance and what might be learnt from their experience It assesses the manner in which they assist, thwart, manipulate, and subvert each other The aim is to provide a complex accThe essays in this volume present an analytical appraisal of public institutions in India The purpose here is not just to give a history of these institutions but to ask what explains their performance and what might be learnt from their experience It assesses the manner in which they assist, thwart, manipulate, and subvert each other The aim is to provide a complex account of the modalities through which state power is exercised and policy enacted This study contributes to debates on institutional change and reform that are currently underway in India by bringing analytical rigour and enlarging the parameters of the debate These debates are particularly important given that Indian economy and society have changed profoundly in the last decade and a half Much of the discussion is on how state institutions like the civil service, the courts, the police, parliament, and regulatory institutions will need to be reconfigured to better adapt to changing circumstances.
Public Institutions in India Performance and Design The essays in this volume present an analytical appraisal of public institutions in India The purpose here is not just to give a history of these institutions but to ask what explains their performanc

  • Title: Public Institutions in India: Performance and Design
  • Author: Devesh Kapur
  • ISBN: 9780195689662
  • Page: 335
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Public Institutions in India: Performance and Design”

    1. Language could've been better. Also, doesn't include the recommendations of the large number of committees that have been constituted by the govt from time to time, for example, in the chapter on civil services. That would've given a comprehensive picture of reforms.

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