Journal of
Public Administration and Policy Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Adm. Policy Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2480
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPAPR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 149

Table of Content: January 2011; 3(1)

January 2011

Role of public administration and microfinance in alleviating the poverty thorough participation and empowerment of people - case studies from India

  Poverty is a situation where people are mainly deprived of income generating activities and access to formal financial system. Strategies to address poverty primarily include promoting opportunity and participation. Poverty amongst forest dwelling communities in India, presents challenge for administrators. Exploitation and ineffective public service delivery are major factors affecting poverty alleviation...

Author(s): Teki Surayya

January 2011

Evidence of democracy? The relationship between evidence-based policy and democratic government

  The preceding decade has witnessed the production of a substantial volume of scholarship dedicated to exploring the concept of evidence-based policy – the idea that ‘at the heart’ of properly developed public policy is ‘the best available evidence’. Concomitantly, ‘evidence’ has secured an unparalleled pride of place (at least, rhetorically) among policy-makers, who...

Author(s): Shaun P. Young