PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION IN TANZANIA
The course specifically focuses on the key
institutions, functions, and processes of public administration in Tanzania,
aiming at enabling students to apply key theories, paradigms and approaches
studied in PS 221 to the country.
Building on PS 221: Public Administration, this
course briefly explores pre-colonial and colonial administration in Tanzania,
and then concentrates on the description and analysis of contemporary public
administration structures, institutions, functions and processes in the context
of the post-colonial Tanzanian state.
Lectures and 15 Seminars
40 percent, Final Examination 60 percent
The following topics will be covered:
History of Public Administration in Tanzania
Changes in Public Administration associated with Independence
Structure and Functions of the Current Bureaucracy in Tanzania
Politics and Public Administration
Influence of Globalization on Public Administration in Tanzania
Examination of Public Sector Reforms
R. S., 1991, Public Administration in Tanzania, Dar es Salaam: SIDA
R. S., 1994, “The Pitfalls of Governance: National and Local Dimensions of
Current Administrative Reforms1in Tanzania” in REDET Publications, No. 1,
Dar es Salaam: SIDA
G., Baguma, R. and Halfani, M., eds, 1993, Vitalising African Public
Administration, West Hartford, Kumarian Press.
Ernest. 1988. The Politicization of Bureaucracy in Tanzania, MA Thesis,
Dar es Salaam: UDSM
Joel. 1983. “Bureaucrats, Politicians, and Power in Tanzania: the
of Class Struggle” Journal of African Studies. 10, 3.
C. R. “The Administration of Economic Planning in a Newly Independent State:
Tanzanian Experience 1963-66.” In Cliff and Saul (eds.) Socialism in
Tanzania Vol 2. Dar es Salaam: East African Publishing House.
J. and J. Okumu. 1979. Politics and Public Policy in Kenya and Tanzania.
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