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Managing Development In The Third World

1st Edition

By Coralie Bryant


336 pages

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Hardback: 9780367022266
pub: 2019-04-18

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This is the first text to focus on the problems and processes involved in organizing, implementing, and managing programs and projects aimed at relieving poverty and underdevelopment in the Third World. During the 1970s there was a shift in development assistance programs toward a greater concern for equity and the basic needs of the poor. The auth

Table of Contents

Preface -- Development Administration: An Introduction -- Redefining Development -- Administration and Underdevelopment -- The Dynamics of Organizations -- Perspectives on Organizations -- Administrative Behavior -- Implementing Development: Some Strategies -- The Process of Project Design and Implementation -- Data Collection, Monitoring, and Evaluation -- Decentralization and Coordination -- Lower-Level Administrators and Field Agents -- Managing Participation -- Development Planning and Its Management -- Implementing Development: Urban and Rural Arenas -- Managing Urban Development -- Managing Rural Development -- Also of Interest

About the Author

Coralie Bryant is co-director of the International Development Program in the College of Public and International Affairs at American University, where she also serves as a professor in the Schools of Government and Public Administration and of International Studies.

Louise G. White is assistant professor in the Department of Public Affairs at George Mason University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General