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Pakistani Bureaucracy: Crisis of Governance and Prospects of Reform


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  • Saeed Shafqat

    (Civil Services Academy, Walton, Lahore.)

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    This paper is divided into three parts. The first part provides an overview of literature on how the role and assessment of bureaucracy in the Third World in general and Pakistan in particular has undergone change. The second part examines the changing socioeconomic profile and corresponding attitudinal changes if any, in Pakistan’s bureaucracy. The third part provides guidelines for possible reform in Pakistan’s federal bureaucracy.

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    Article provided by Pakistan Institute of Development Economics in its journal The Pakistan Development Review.

    Volume (Year): 38 (1999)
    Issue (Month): 4 ()
    Pages: 995-1017

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    Handle: RePEc:pid:journl:v:38:y:1999:i:4:p:995-1017

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    Cited by:
    1. Imran Sharif Chaudhry & Shahnawaz Malik & Asma Imran, 2006. "Urban Poverty and Governance: The Case of Multan City," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 45(4), pages 819-830.
    2. Musharraf Rasool Cyan, 2006. "Main Issues for Setting the Civil Service Reform Agenda in Pakistan," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 45(4), pages 1241-1254.
    3. Ali Cheema & Asad Sayeed, 2006. "Bureaucracy and Pro-poor Change," PIDE-Working Papers 2006:3, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics.


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