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    DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

    Faculty of Social Sciences

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  • SYLLABUS

    B.A. (lions.) Political. Science

    DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCEFACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

    Maulana Mohamed All Jauhar Marg, NEW DELHI - 110025Phone No. 011- 26981717, 26980163, 26984075 Extn. 3532

    Jaffna Website: wwwjninie.in

  • Syllabus B.A. (Hons.) Political Science

    CONTENTS

    Scheme of B.A. (Hons.) Political Science Examination

    SI.No. Code No.

    Title of the Paper Page No.

    PLH-1 Political Theory 5

    PLH-II-1 Comparative GovemmentAnd Politics 8

    PLH-II-2 Principles of PublicAdministration 12

    (with Special Reference to India)P I_H -II I- I International Politics 15

    131,H-111-2 Government and Politics in India 18

    PLH-I11-3 Western Political Thought 21

    PLH-III-4 International Organisation 25

    PLH-III-5 Local Government in India 28

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    NOTES ON THE SCHEME OF B.A. (HONS.)POLITICAL SCIENCE EXAMINATION

    The Department of Political Science offers a total number of Eight papersfor B.A. (I Ions.) Political Science students.

    I-YEAR, B.A. (HONS.) POLITICAL SCIENCE

    PIM- I POLITICAL THEORY

    II-YEAR, B.A. (HONS.) POLITICAL SCIENCE

    PLH-II-1 COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS

    PLH-II-2 PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

    (with Special Reference to India)

    I I [-YEAR, B.A. (HONS.) POLITICAL SCIENCE

    PI INTERNATIONAL POLITICS

    PI GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS IN INDIA

    PLII-III-3 WESTERN POLITICAL THOUGHT

    PLH-III-4 INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION

    PLH-111-5 LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN INDIA

    VIVA-VOCE EXAMINATION, HI YEAR

    The course format of each paper is divided into five units. There will be achoice of two questions per unit. One question each, from all five units iscompulsory in the annual examination.

    1 :.ach paper carries 100 marks, with equal marks for all questions.

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    I). There shall be a Viva voce examination in the final year (part III) of the PoliticalScience (Hons.) carrying 100 marks.

    Reading list will be updated by the Department at the beginning of eachacademic session.

    Syllabus revised & compiled by the Committee comprised of

    Dr. Mehtab Manzar (Convenor)

    Prof. BadrulAlam

    Mr. S.R.T.P. Raju

    Mr. S. Ramudu

    Dr.AmirAli

    Dr. Farha Naa7

    7. Dr. Naved Jamal

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  • SyHabit.% B.A. (Hons.) Political Science

    PAPER PLH -1POLITICAL THEORY

    Political Theory is an introductory course to major theories and concepts inPolitical Science.

    t Introduction to Political Science.

    a. Defining the 'Nature' and Scone of Political Theory.

    h. Politics, Power and Authority. Relationship withAllied Sciences.

    c. The State and Civil Society.

    UNIT-II: Institution of State.

    Essential Elements of State.

    Origin of State with Special Reference to the Theory of Social Contract.

    c. Nature & Functions of the State (Liberal & Marxist Perspective).

    'N IT-III: Sovereignty, Citizenship and Rights.

    a. Austin's concept of Sovereignty and the Pluralist critique.

    h. Citizenship: Concept and Theories.

    c. Theories of Rights and Political Obligation: Liberal &Marxist

    UNIT-IV: Concepts: Liberty, Equality, Property & Justice.

    Political Liberty & Economic Equality.

    Property: Classical Theory and its Critique.

    c. Theories of Distributive Justice.

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    UN IT-V: Development and Changing Forms of Government.

    a. Unitary & Federal, Parliamentary & Presidential, Totalitarianismand Democracy.

    h. the Development Discourse: Theories.

    c. Liberalism, Socialism (Evolutionary & Mandan), Fascism.

    Suggested Readings:

    Principles of Political Science, Chand & Co.New Delhi, (in Hindi also) Latest Edition.

    Principles of Social and Political Theory,Calcutta, OUP, 1976.

    Political Theory and the Modern State,London, Polity, 1994.

    Theories of the State: The Politics of LiberalDemocracy, 1987

    Political Theory, (in Hindi also) Latest Edition.

    The Idea of the Modem State, Miltonkiynes,OUP, 1984.

    Democratic Theory and Practice,Cambridge, OUP, 1983.

    Political Theory, Delhi University, 1988 (inHindi only).

    Theories q f Rights, New Delhi, OUP, 1984.

    Marxism and Politics, OUP, 1977.

    Political Theories and SocialReconstruction, New Delhi, Sage,1995.

    Aggarwal N. N.

    Barker E.

    David field

    Dunleavy P. & leary B.0

    Eddy Asirvatham

    George McLennan

    Graeme Duncam (ed.)

    Gyan Singh Sandhu

    Jeremy Waldron (ed.)

    Ralph Miliband

    Thomas Pantham

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    B. A. (lions.) Political Science

    Additional Readings:

    C. Macpherson '

    The Political Theory of PossessiveIndividualism, Oxford, Clarendon, Press,1973.

    David Held (ed.) Political Theory Today, London, Polity, 1991.

    Frank E. Miller P. and Paul (eds.) Liberty and Equality, Oxford, BasilBlackwell, 1985.

    I larold I :.ki Grammar of Politics, London, Allen &Unwin, 1948.

    Hosley T.W. Sovereignty, Cambridge, OUP, 1986.

    A Theory of Justice, Cambridge, HarvardUniversity Press, 1971:

    The Communist Manifesto, Moscow,Progress Publishers, 1970.

    State and Revolution, Moscow, ProgressPublishers, 1971.

    The Modern State, Oxford, OUP, 1926.

    Social Contract Theory, Oxford, BasilBlackwell, 1982.

    Anarchy, State and Utopia, New York, BasicBooks, 1970.

    Approaches to Democracy, Edward Amol,1980.

    John Rawls

    Karl Marx and F. Engels

    Lenin V.I.

    NI Mack er R.

    Niichael I .essnoli (ed.)

    Nozick R.

    Stankiewicz J.

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    PAPER PLH-II-1COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS

    (U.K., U.S., CHINA & PAKISTAN)

    UNIT-1: Approaches.

    Traditional Approaches: Historical, Legal, Institutional &Philosophical.

    Behavioural Approaches.

    Structural-Functional Analysis & System Analysis.

    Constitutionalism.

    UNIT-II: United Kingdom.

    Historical Legacy and Political Traditions.

    Constitutional Patterns, Political Institutions, and Socio-EconomicDimensions.

    Legislative, Executive, Judiciary.

    Party System and Political Process.

    UNIT-III: United States of America.

    Historical Legacy and Political Traditions.

    Constitutional Patterns, Political Institutions and Socio-EconomicDimensions.

    Legislative, Executive, Judiciary.

    Party System and Political Process.

    UNIT-IV: China.

    a) Historical Legaoy and Political Traditions.

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  • .cv/h/h//.n B.A. (Hons.) Political Science

    1)) Constitutional Patterns, Politictd Institutions and Socio-EconomicDimensions:

    Legislative, Executive, Judiciary.

    Party System and Political Process.

    UNIT-V: Pakistan.

    a) Historical Legacy, and Political Traditions.

    b) .C'Onstitutional PattemS;Pol iticalinstitutions and Socio-EconomicDimensions. .

    Legislature. Executive. JudiCiary.

    ) Party- System and Political Process.

    Suggested Readings:

    Alex de Tocqueville' Democracy in America, 2 Vols, Bombay,Popular 1964.

    Akbar S.Ahmad Discovering Islam, UK, Routlege, 2002.

    Almond G. et. al. Comparative Politics Today: A World Kew,7"' edn., New York, London, Harper Collins,2000.

    Bagehot W. The English Constitution,-London, Fontana,1963.

    131ondel.1 An ' Introduction to ComparativeGovernment, London, Weiden & Nicholson,1980.

    Blonde! J. Comparative Legislatures, Engle WoodChills N. J., Prentice Hall, 1973.

    Derbyshere I. Politics in China, London, Chambers, 1991.

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    Dicey A. Introduction to the Study of the Law of theConstitution, 10th edn., London, Macmillan,1959.

    Finer H. Theory and Practice of Modern Government,London, Methuen, 1969.

    liner S.F.. Comparative Governments, Harmondsworth,Penguin, 1974.

    Flamming J. et. al

    American Politics in a Changing World,Pacific Groove, California, Brooks Cole, 1990.

    G ittings J. China Changes Face: The Road from

    Revolution 1949-89, London, Oxford, OxfordUniversity Press, 1989.

    Griffith E.S. The American System of Government, 6th edn.,London, Methuen, 1983.

    Harding H. China's Second Revolution: Reform afterMao, Washington D.C, Brooking Institution,1987.

    Holmes I.. Pon Communism: An Introduction,Cambridge, Polity, 1997.

    Hu nor H.C. An Introduction to Chinese Politics, London,David Charles, 1973.

    John L. Esposito, John Obert Voll Islam and Democracy, US, Oxford UniversityPress, 1996.

    Khanna V.N. Comparative Study of Government andPolitics, New Delhi, R. Chand & Co. 2004.

    Lijphart A. Electoral System and Party System, NewHaven C. T., Yale University Press, 1994.

    Mackerra C. and A. Yorke

    The Cambridge Handbook of ContemporaryChina, Cambridge, Cambridge UniversityPress, 1991.

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  • B.A. (Hons.) Political ScienceSi lhthus

    Macridis R.C. Modern European Governments: Cases inContemporary Policy Making, EnglewoodCliffs N1, Prentice Hall, 1968.

    Macridis R.C. and Ward R.E. Modern Political Systems: Europe and Asia,2nd edn. Englewood Cliffs Prentice Hall,1968.

    Maddex R. Constitution of the World, 2nd edn. WashingtonDC London, C.Q. Press, 2000.

    Mushtaq Ahmad Government and Politics in Pakistan, SpacePublishers, 1970.

    Nitishtay Ahmad Government and Politics in Pakis

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