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Public Institutions in India: PERFORMANCE AND DESIGN
Public Institutions in India: PERFORMANCE AND DESIGN
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About the Book:

The modern state secures legitimacy and carries out its tasks of governances and development thorough a diverse range of institutions. This volume analytically assesses the design, performance, and adaptability of the principle institutions of governance in India and their critical role in a democratic polity.

It is axiomatic that societies are well governed and well organized to the extent the their public institutions can adequately manage the demands imposed on them. In India, it is commonly held that a modest record in development and governance is explained by the somewhat limited utility of many public institutions.

The volume looks at the Parliament, Presidency, institutions of internal accountability, the Judiciary, Police, and the Civil Service in addition to economic institutions such as the Reserve Bank of India, as also several regulatory bodies, paying special attention to the variables like autonomy, accountability, and information-sharing that have affected the performance of different institutions across time.

Also included are essays that explore the critical role played by institutions in enhancing economic performance, strengthening federalism, and deepening the democratic impulse in India. In addition, they look at how electoral uncertainty has given a new lease of life to referee institutions like the Election Commission and the Supreme Court.

Further, the volume looks at the variations in institutional performance of the Indian state across time, and evaluated if the state has the capacity to adapt to a changing environment.

Providing detailed and original insights into the working of institutions and assessing the manner in which they assist, strengthen, thwart, manipulate, and subvert each other, this unique volume will be of interest to a scholarly audience in political science, public administration, and political sociology in addition to bureaucrats and policy planners, journalists, activists, and informed general audience.

About the Author:

Devesh Kapur is Frederic Danziger Associate Professor of Government at Harvard University and Faculty Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and the Center for International Development at Harvard University; a non-resident Fellow of the Center for Global Development in Washington DC; and a Senior Associate at the Global Economic Governance Programme at Oxford University.

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is President, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. He was previously Visiting Professor of Government at Harvard University; Professor of Philosophy and of Law and Governance at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; and Associate Professor of Government and Social Studies at Harvard.

CONTENTS

List of Tables and Figuresvii
Introduction1
Devesh Kapur and Pratap Bhanu Mehta
1.Explaining Democratic Durability and Economic Performance: The Role of India's Institutions
Devesh Kapur
28
2.The Indian Parliament
Arun Agrawal
77
3.The Presidency
James Manor
105
4.Institutions of Internal Accountability
128
5.India's Judiciary: The Promise of Uncertainty
Pratap Bhanu Mehta
158
6.The Police in India : Design, Performance, and Adaptability
Aruvind Verma
194
7.Civil Service: An Institutional Perspective
K. P. Krishnan and T. V. Somanathan
258
8.Reserve Bank of India : A study in the Separation and Attrition of Powers
Deena Khatkhate
320
9.India's Federal Institutions and Economic Reform351
M. Govinda Rao and Nirvikar Singh
10.New Regulatory Institutions in India: White Knights or Trojan Horses?406
Saugata Bhattacharya and Urjit R. Patel
11.A Rising Tide of Demands: India's Public Institutions and the Democratic Revolution 457
Sanjay G. Reddy
Contributors 476
Index479

Public Institutions in India: PERFORMANCE AND DESIGN

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About the Book:

The modern state secures legitimacy and carries out its tasks of governances and development thorough a diverse range of institutions. This volume analytically assesses the design, performance, and adaptability of the principle institutions of governance in India and their critical role in a democratic polity.

It is axiomatic that societies are well governed and well organized to the extent the their public institutions can adequately manage the demands imposed on them. In India, it is commonly held that a modest record in development and governance is explained by the somewhat limited utility of many public institutions.

The volume looks at the Parliament, Presidency, institutions of internal accountability, the Judiciary, Police, and the Civil Service in addition to economic institutions such as the Reserve Bank of India, as also several regulatory bodies, paying special attention to the variables like autonomy, accountability, and information-sharing that have affected the performance of different institutions across time.

Also included are essays that explore the critical role played by institutions in enhancing economic performance, strengthening federalism, and deepening the democratic impulse in India. In addition, they look at how electoral uncertainty has given a new lease of life to referee institutions like the Election Commission and the Supreme Court.

Further, the volume looks at the variations in institutional performance of the Indian state across time, and evaluated if the state has the capacity to adapt to a changing environment.

Providing detailed and original insights into the working of institutions and assessing the manner in which they assist, strengthen, thwart, manipulate, and subvert each other, this unique volume will be of interest to a scholarly audience in political science, public administration, and political sociology in addition to bureaucrats and policy planners, journalists, activists, and informed general audience.

About the Author:

Devesh Kapur is Frederic Danziger Associate Professor of Government at Harvard University and Faculty Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and the Center for International Development at Harvard University; a non-resident Fellow of the Center for Global Development in Washington DC; and a Senior Associate at the Global Economic Governance Programme at Oxford University.

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is President, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. He was previously Visiting Professor of Government at Harvard University; Professor of Philosophy and of Law and Governance at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; and Associate Professor of Government and Social Studies at Harvard.

CONTENTS

List of Tables and Figuresvii
Introduction1
Devesh Kapur and Pratap Bhanu Mehta
1.Explaining Democratic Durability and Economic Performance: The Role of India's Institutions
Devesh Kapur
28
2.The Indian Parliament
Arun Agrawal
77
3.The Presidency
James Manor
105
4.Institutions of Internal Accountability
128
5.India's Judiciary: The Promise of Uncertainty
Pratap Bhanu Mehta
158
6.The Police in India : Design, Performance, and Adaptability
Aruvind Verma
194
7.Civil Service: An Institutional Perspective
K. P. Krishnan and T. V. Somanathan
258
8.Reserve Bank of India : A study in the Separation and Attrition of Powers
Deena Khatkhate
320
9.India's Federal Institutions and Economic Reform351
M. Govinda Rao and Nirvikar Singh
10.New Regulatory Institutions in India: White Knights or Trojan Horses?406
Saugata Bhattacharya and Urjit R. Patel
11.A Rising Tide of Demands: India's Public Institutions and the Democratic Revolution 457
Sanjay G. Reddy
Contributors 476
Index479

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