Weekly Mains Exam 2014 Answer Writing Challenges- Public
Administration- I (Module- III)
The main idea behind Weekly Answer Writing Challenges is to
make your exam preparation more result oriented. For this exam (UPSC Civil
Services), just ‘reading’ is not enough. The most advantageous part of this
writing exercise is to make your answer visible to everyone, someone may correct
you if they find a mistake in your answer plus it must be also supported by our
experts , you may see others answers also. It is free and definitely will
improve your writing ability and marks in your final examination. Here all
topics from syllabus will be covered.
Here the vital thing is give and take principle- If you want feedback, you
must give feedback .
Module - III
Administrative Law: Meaning, scope and
significance; Dicey on Administrative law; Delegated legislation;
Comparative Public Administration: Historical and
sociological factors affecting administrative systems; Administration and
politics in different countries; Current status of Comparative Public
Administration; Ecology and administration; Riggsian models and their
Development Dynamics: Concept of development;
Changing profile of development administration; ‘Anti-development thesis’;
Bureaucracy and development; Strong state versus the market debate; Impact
of liberalisation on administration in developing countries; Women and
development - the self-help group movement.
Challenge Questions for Paper - 1:
Q1. “Not to be comparative is to be naively parochial” (Riggs).
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Q2. The paradigm shift from the growth-centric approach to
people-centric one needs corresponding institutional reshaping that
is hard to bring about at one stroke. Elaborate. (200 words) 20
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Q3. “Riggs’ ecological approach is non-ecological.” Comment (200
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Q4. Discuss the changing profile of development administration.
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Q5. “The market has become the new icon of developmentalism.”
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