Publisher description for Development administration in the Caribbean : independent Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago / Judith-Ann Walker.


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Counter A detailed and historical account of both theory and practice, this book attempts to make sense of the loose and little understood field of development administration. The book focuses on development administration over 40 years and identifies key attributes of public bureaucracy which are associated with bureaucratic performance. The associations between bureaucracy's attributes and performance are employed in explaining development differences between Jamaica, Trinidad, and Tobago over the period 1960-1995. Associations are explored at the macro level through aggregate data and at the micro level through fascinating case studies of the Industrial Development Corporations.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Jamaica Economic policy, Trinidad and Tobago Economic policy, Public administration Jamaica, Public administration Trinidad and Tobago, Economic development Management Case studies