Author: J C ChatturvediPublisher: Isha BooksYear: 2005Language: EnglishPages: 855ISBN/UPC (if available): 8182052084
The term political governance is defined as the manner in which power is exercised in the management of a country’s economic and social resources for development. The role of good political governance is critical for it determines human societies’ ability to equip themselves with systems of representation, institutions, rules, procedures, measuring tools, processes and social agents that are capable of managing interdependencies in a peaceful manner. This work in three volumes is designed for students and scholars in a wide range of disciplines, including political science, history, legal studies, etc. It provides important insights into theoretical and practical aspects of political governance in detail. The first volume Political Theory provides an effective and sophisticated analysis of various political theories. Undertaking a conceptual approach, the second volume, Comparative Politics provides a comprehensive introduction to the field. The third volume, Public Policy and Administration provides a detailed description of the salient theories, issues, and concepts within the broad fields of public policy and public administration.
VOLUME-1: COMPARATIVE POLITICS1. Introduction to Comparative Politics2. Political Parties3. Leaders and Followers4. Pressure Groups5. Liberty and Public Policy6. Realism7. Civil Conflict and War8. Representation and Elections9. Democracy and its ResponseBIBLIOGRAPHYINDEXVOLUME-2: POLITICAL THEORYPREFACE1. Fundamentals of Political Science2. Basic Political Thoughts3. Concept of Nationalism4. Political Behaviour5. Democracy6. Liberalism7. Ideologies of Socialism and Capitalism8. Political Conception of Justice9. Positive Political TheoryBIBLIOGRAPHYINDEXVOLUME-3: PUBLIC POLICY AND ADMINISTRATIONPREFACE1. Introduction2. Public Policy on Social Development3. Public Policy on Poverty Alleviation4. Public Institutions and governance5. Politics of Governance6. Urban Development7. Civic Amenities in Urban Areas8. Power9. Internet and Public Policy10. Rationale of Public PolicyBIBLIOGRAPHYINDEX