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Author R.K. Sirohi
  • ISBN : 9789353221263
  • Language : English
  • Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
  • Edition : 1st
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More Information about International Finance: Theory and Policy, 10th ed.

  • R.K. Sirohi
  • 9789353221263
  • English
  • Prabhat Prakashan
  • 1st
  • 2019
  • 144
  • Soft Cover



1. Ethics of Administration —Pgs.1-3

Administrative Ethics —Pgs.1

The Ethics of Administration consist of three basic components —Pgs.2

Specific Ethical Requirements for the Civil Service —Pgs.2

Requirement for Administrative Ethics —Pgs.2

2. Ethics: The In-Depth Human Interface —Pgs.4-6

Domains of Ethical Study/Branches of Ethics —Pgs.4

There are Three Extensive Fields of Ethical Study —Pgs.4

Meta-Ethics —Pgs.5

Normative Ethics —Pgs.5

Applied Ethics —Pgs.6

3. Contributions of Moral Thinkers and Philosophers From India and the World —Pgs.7-22

Moral Thinkers from the World —Pgs.7

Socrates —Pgs.7

Plato —Pgs.8

Aristotle —Pgs.9

Difference between Plato and Aristotle —Pgs.9

In Philosophy —Pgs.9

In Ethics —Pgs.10

In Political Hypothesis —Pgs.10

Immanuel Kant —Pgs.11

John Rawls —Pgs.11

Jeremy Bentham —Pgs.12

John Stuart Mill —Pgs.13

Rousseau —Pgs.14

Dalai Lama —Pgs.15

Moral Thinkers from India —Pgs.16

Gautam Buddha —Pgs.16

Vardhmana Mahavira —Pgs.17

Swami Vivekananda —Pgs.18

Raja Ram Mohan Roy —Pgs.20

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi —Pgs.20

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan —Pgs.22

4. Concerns and Dilemmas Related to Ethics in Government Institutions —Pgs.23-33

Definition and Significance of Ethics —Pgs.23

Evolution of Ethical Concerns in Administration —Pgs.24

Context of Ethics and Its Significance for Public Administration —Pgs.25

The Historical Context —Pgs.26

The Socio-cultural Context —Pgs.26

Legal-judicial Context —Pgs.27

The Political Context —Pgs.28

The Economic Context —Pgs.28

Issue of Ethics: Foci and Concerns —Pgs.29

Ethical Dilemmas —Pgs.31

Dealing with Ethical Dilemmas in Public Administration —Pgs.31

Towards New Dimensions of Ethics —Pgs.32

5. Case Studies —Pgs.34-82

Understanding Case Study —Pgs.34

Tactics to Answer Case-Study Questions —Pgs.34

The Four Step Process —Pgs.35

Sample Case Study —Pgs.35

Sample Case Study —Pgs.36

Sample Case Study —Pgs.36

 APPENDICES —Pgs.85–138

Appendix 1.

Right to Public Services Legislation in India —Pgs.85-86

Framework —Pgs.85

Implementing states —Pgs.86

Appendix 2.

The Right of Citizens for Time Bound Delivery of Goods and Services and Redressal of Their Grievances Bill, 2011 —Pgs.87-93

Aims of the Bill —Pgs.87

Key points —Pgs.87

Part A: Highlights Of The Bill —Pgs.88

Context —Pgs.88

Key Features —Pgs.88

Complaint Mechanism —Pgs.89

Part B: Key Issues And Analysis —Pgs.90

Parliament’s Jurisdiction to Regulate State Public Officials —Pgs.90

Lack of Clarity on the Meaning of Public Authority —Pgs.91

Multiplicity of Grievance Redressal Forums —Pgs.91

Exclusion of non-citizens —Pgs.92

Inconsistencies in the Appeals Procedure —Pgs.92

Removal of Members of the Central and State Grievance Commissions —Pgs.93

Inconsistency between the Powers of the DA and the Commissions —Pgs.93

Appendix 3.

India’s Citizen’s Charter and Grievance Redressal Bill, 2011 —Pgs.94-135

Jan Lokpal Bill —Pgs.94

Lokpal Bill —Pgs.95

Timeline and cost —Pgs.95

Current Anti-Corruption Laws and Organizations —Pgs.95

Inspiration —Pgs.96

Key Features of Proposed Bill —Pgs.96

Difference between Government’s and Activists’ Drafts of Jan Lokpal Bill —Pgs.97

Governments Approach about Whistleblower Protection & Citizen-charter —Pgs.97

Campaign for the Jan Lokpal Bill —Pgs.97

Parliamentary Actions on the Proposed Legislation —Pgs.100

The Lokpal Bill, 2011 —Pgs.100

Journey through The Lok Sabha —Pgs.101

Journey through The Rajya Sabha —Pgs.102

Budget Session, 2012 —Pgs.103

Lokayukta —Pgs.104

Constitutional Amendment for Effectiveness —Pgs.105

Lokayukta/Lokpal/Lokaayog Acts in Indian States —Pgs.105

Reforms —Pgs.105

Focus on National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution —Pgs.106

Menace of Corruption in Public Life —Pgs.106

A. Need for enforcing section 5 of the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, 1988 —Pgs.110

B. Misfeasance in Public Office—A Remedy —Pgs.113

C. Necessity for a law providing for confiscation of illegally acquired assets of public servants —Pgs.118

D. Enactment of a Public Interest Disclosure Act —Pgs.121

E. Enactment of a Freedom of Information Act —Pgs.123

F.  Necessity for enacting a Lok Pal Bill in addition to the Central Vigilance Commission Act —Pgs.127

  Central Vigilance Commission —Pgs.133

G. Strengthening of the Criminal Judicial System —Pgs.135

Appendix 4.

Official Secrets Act of India, 1923 —Pgs.136

Prosecution and Penalties —Pgs.136

Appendix 5.

International NGO Accountability Charter —Pgs.137-138

Origin —Pgs.137

Articles —Pgs.138

Governance —Pgs.138

Related Codes of Conduct —Pgs.138

The Author

R.K. Sirohi

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