UNIVERSITY OF PUNE

Politics
Syllabus For M. A. Part II Semester System to be implemented From 2009-10 at college centers
M. A. Part II Semester III

List of Compulsory Courses
Paper No PO-C7: PO-C8: PO-C9: Paper title

(C = Compulsory)

WORLD POLITICS: ISSUES AND DEBATES COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT (China, France, Iran and Nigeria) POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY

M. A. Part II Semester III

List of Optional Courses

(O= Optional)

PO-O11: PO-O12: PO-O13: PO-O14:

SOCIAL AND POLITICAL MOVEMENTS IN INDIA STATE POLITICS IN INDIA POLITICAL PROCESS IN MAHARASHTRA PARTY SYSTEM IN INDIA

PO-O15: POLITICAL PROCESS IN SOUTH ASIA (With reference to PAKISTAN, SRI LANKA, BANGLADESH AND NEPAL) PO-O16: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

UNIVERSITY OF PUNE
Politics
Syllabus For M. A. Part II Semester System to be implemented From 2009-10 at college centers
M. A. Part II Semester IV
(C = Compulsory)

List of Compulsory Courses
Paper No PO-C10: PO-C11: PO-C12: Paper title

POWER AND SOCIETY POLITICAL THEORY: KEY CONCEPTS POLITICAL PROCESS IN INDIA

M. A. Part II Semester IV

List of Optional Courses

(O= Optional)

Students may opt for either of the following (PO – O 16 to PO – O20) or prepare a project/dissertation (PO – O 21) for 100 Marks. Paper No PO-O17: PO-O18: Paper title HUMAN RIGHTS POLITICS AND SOCIAL STRATIFICATION: (CLASS-CASTE AND GENDER) POLITICAL ECONOMY OF INDIA

PQ-O19:

PO – O20: GLOBALISATION AND THE STATE PO – O 21: RESEARCH PROJECT BASED DISSERTATION
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WORLD POLITICS: ISSUES AND DEBATES PO C7
Objectives: 1. The objectives of this course are to introduce the students to the contemporary issues and debates in the world politics. 2. The students would also be made aware of the dimensions of the making of the foreign policy as well as the role of Non- State Actors in World Politics. 3. They would also learn about the emerging New World Order and the challenges to it.

1) Foreign Policy Decision making

Lectures Assigned (8)

a) Domestic Factors and External Influence on Foreign Policy. b) Significance of the State as an Actor 2) Non-State Actors : Global IGO’S and INGO’S a) Meaning and Features b) Role of IGOS and INGO’S 3) Nuclear Proliferation and the New World Order a) Nature of New World Order b) Efforts at Non – Proliferation 4) Coercive Diplomacy and Intervention a) Causes for Intervention b) Methods of Forced Diplomacy 5) The New Face of 20th Century Armed Conflict a) Civil war : Meaning and Features
b) Terrorism : Meaning and Features Readings: 1. 2. Baylis John and Steve Smith, 2005, The Globalization of World Politics, London, OUP Kegley Jr. Charles W. and Eugene R. Wittkopf, 2005, World Politics: Trend and Transformation, Belmont, Thmont, Thomson Wodsworth. 3. Nicholson Michael, 2005, International Relations: A Concise Introduction, New York, Palgrave-Macmillan 4. -----------------------------, 2005, Causes and Consequences in International Relations, New York, Palgrave-Macmillan 3

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France. To introduce the student to the comparative understanding of Government & Politics in the first as well as Third World countries 2. The focus is to make them aware of the dynamics of the institutional & non institutional politics of the countries under consideration. 3. Iran and Nigeria) PO C8 Objectives: 1.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Compulsory Paper Semester.III M. Lectures Assigned 1) Constitutions and Constitutionalism: a) Salient Features b) Constitutional Rights of the Citizens c) Nature of Constitutions d) Nature of Constitutionalism 2) Governmental Structures : a) Legislature b) Executive c) Judiciary 3) Structure and Role of Bureaucracy and Military a) Nature and Role of Bureaucracy b) Structure of Military c) Role of Military 4) Parties and Groups a) Evolution and Nature of Party System b) Role of Parties c) Nature of Group Politics 5) Major Issues of Conflict a) Challenges of Globalisation 4 (8) (8) (8) (8) (8) . Part-II (Politics) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT (China.A. To enable them to identity the communities and differences in the working of different political system.

The Political System of Islamic Republic of Iran. Englewood Cliffs. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 5 . Prentice Hall. Kapaz Publications. 2004. 2004. 3. 2. 1980. 2nd edn. 2nd edn. J. The Comparative Study of Politics. New Delhi. Green December and Lauehrmann. Delhi. Roth David and Wilson Frank L. Palgrave-Macmillan. Governance London. 2006. Mahmood M. Comparative Politics of the Third World. N. 4. Viva Books. Saich Tony.b) Politics of Violence c) Role of Religion and Ethnicity Readings: 1.

Political Sociology: Selected Essays. Behaviouralism. Role of Social Movements (Shaping the Political Agenda and Influencing Public policy) 5) Collective Violence (8) (8) (8) a) Forms of Collective Violence: Riots. dimensions. b) Intellectual Origins: Weber. The purpose of this course is to explain the non – institutional political processes and thereby to sensitize the students on informal processes of politics. Types of Political Culture and the Concept of Civic Culture b) Process and Agencies of Socialization 3) Political Participation a) Factors influencing Political Participation b) Levels and Significance of Participation 4) Social Movements a. 2) Political Culture and Socialization (8) (8) a) Meaning. Foweraker Joe. 1983. Delhi. 4.Coser Lewis (ed. Vikas 6 . The Politics of Collective Viollence. Pluto Press 3. 2003. 3. 1982. CUP 5. Modern Political Theory. Nature. 1967.).. Political Science and Political Behaviour. Lectures Assigned 1) Political Sociology a) Nature and Scope. London. To explain the social context of politics to the students.A. State Repression. Type of Social Movements b. 2. Politics as process has both. Ethnic and Communal Violence b) Terrorism Readings 1.. T. Part-II (Politics) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY PO C9 Objectives: 1. P. To provide a deeper understanding of the concepts and approaches related to political sociology. Marx. Kavanagh Dennis. Theorizing Social Movements. N. institutional and non – institutional.IV M.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Compulsory Paper Semester. Verma S. Harper & Row 2. 1995. Cambridge. Tilly Charles.

Prentice Hall 7. Politics and Society.R. Inamdar E. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7 . Pune.C 1982. Continental Publication. ABD Publishers 8. 2008.6.. Englewood Chiffs. N. Rathod P. J. 1982. Wasburn P.B. Rajkiya Samajshastra. Fundamentals of Political Sociology.

To help the students to develop the capability of standing the perspectives of three major ideological strands represented by agrarian movements.A. Assigned Lectures 1. Movements for Formation of States. b) New Social Movements 2. Anti – caste movements & Women’s movement. anti – caste movements and movements related to development issues. 3. 2.O11 M. agrarian movements.III PO . 3.Periyar-Ambedkar. Politics of Mobilisation a) Class Mobilisation.Caste Movements a) Legacy of Phule.Independent India a) Agitations of the Landless b) Naxalite Struggle c) Farmers' Movements. Part-II (Politics) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Social and Political Movements in India Objectives: 1. Anti. Issues of a) Autonomy b) Backwardness c) Region as Identity 5. To help students to understand the impact of movements on shaping the pattern of politics. Agrarian Movements in Post. b) Dalit Movement c) OBC Mobilization 4. Women's Movement a) Issues of Violence against Women b) Demands for Empowerment 8 (8) (8) (8) (8) (8) .--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Optional Paper Semester. To introduce the social and Political movements in the Post – independent India with special reference to mobilization politics like movements for the formation of states.

Delhi. New Delhi. OUP Menon Nivedita (ed. Delhi. 2000. New Delhi. 3.). Allied Datta Ruddar (eds. Sage. M.). Power and Politics. New Delhi. Reinventing Revolution: New Social Movements and the Socialist Tradition in India. Sage 7. Asian Publishers 9. Phukon Giri (ed. 1993. OUP Mohanty Manoranjan (ed. Singha Roy Debal. Sage. Delhi. 2005. Social Movements in India: Poverty.).). New Delhi. 6. New York. Dasgupta Biplab. OUP 10. Delhi.Sharp 8. Ray Raka and Mary Fainsod Katzenstein (eds. Social Movements and the State. The Naxalite Movement. New Delhi. 1998.). ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 9 . Political Dynamics of North East. Vikas Dhanagare D. New Delhi. Peasants movements in Post Colonial India.). 5.). Gender and Politics in India. 1983. Sage Mohanty Manoranjan. Class and Gender. Organising the Unorganised Workers. Shah Ghanshyam (ed. Parma Nath Mukherjee and Olle Tornquist (eds. 2002. 1999. 2. Omvedt Gail. S. 4. 1974. 2004. Peasant Movements in India.Readings 1. 1998. 11. 2004.N. Caste. People 's Rights : Social Movements and the State in the Third World.E.

Religion and Communal Politics a) Legacy of Partition b) Early Communal Politics in the North b) Rise of Communal Politics since 1990 5. To help the students to get a more nuanced understanding of Indian Politics & to provide a micro picture of Indian Politics.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Optional Paper Semester. Part-II (Politics) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- STATE POLITICS IN INDIA Objectives: 1. Center-State and Inter-State Conflicts (8) (8) a) Issues of Centre-State Conflicts—President's Rule.O12 M. To develop a comparative perspective on understanding state politics. 4. Lectures Assigned 1. Caste and State Politics a) Rise of Middle Peasant Castes b) Dalit Politics c) OBC Politics 4. To help the students to understand the impact of issues like coast / Religion / Political Economy on the Politics of different states. Autonomy and Distribution of Resources b) Issues of Inter-State Disputes—River Waters.disputes 3. Border. To provide a different perspective of understanding Indian Politics from the terrain of regional Politics. 3.A. States as Units of Politics a) Formation of States b) Regional Identity Politics c) New Demands from Sub-regions 2. Political Economy a) The Issue of Backwardness b) Response to Liberalization of Economy Readings (8) (8) (8) 10 . 2.IV PO .

nos.). Indian Politics and the 1998 Elections. Rao (eds. Mumbai. Wallace Paul and Ramashray Roy (eds.1. State Politics in India. 1&2. Sage 6.(ed. Volume XV. Jenkins Rob.). 1984. State Politics in India. India's 1999 Elections and Twentieth Century Politics. Meenakshi Prakashan Roy Ramashray and Paul Wallace (eds. OUP 3. New Delhi. Sage 7.\976. 1996. (ed. Maharashtratil Sattantar.). Wood John R. Princeton University Press 8. New Delhi.S. Narain Iqbal. Special issue on Political Parties and Elections in Indian States: 1990-2003. New Jersey. State Politics in Contemporary India: Crisis or Continuity. Meerut.A. Regional reflections: Comparing Politics Across India’s Slates. OUP 2. Regionalism.). 2004. 2000. 2003. vols. Boulder. Weiner Myron (ed. Delhi. Vora Rajendra and Suhas Palshikar. New Delhi.). Hindutva and State Politics. Granthali ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 . 1965. Westview Press 9. 5.).land 2. Pune 4. Journal Of Indian School of Political Economy. 1990. 2002. Frankel Francine and M. Dominance and Stale Power in Modem India.

Electoral Politics (8) a) Dominant Party system—1957-76 & Crisis of Dominant Party System 1977-1995 b) Rise of Competitive Coalition System—1990 to the Present c) Politics of Local Governments Rural and Urban Local Politics since 1992 12 . Lectures Assigned 1. Political Economy a) The Co-operative Sector b) Agrarian Interests c) Rise of Urban Interests (8) 5. 2. Regionalism and Sub-Regionalism a) Politics of Regional and Linguistic Identity. To help the student to analyze the impact of Caste / Class / Region on the politics of the state. Part-II (Politics) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Political Process in Maharashtra Objectives: 1.III PO O13 M. b) Issue of Backwardness and Regional Imbalances c) Demand for Separate Vidarbha State (8) 3.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Optional Paper Semester. Politics before 1960 a) Non-Brahmin Movement and its Impact on State Politics b) Movement for the Formation of Maharashtra State (8) 2. Caste and Politics a) Rise of Maratha Hegemony b) Dalit Politics c) Challenges to Maratha Hegemony (8) 4. 3. To provide a deeper understanding of the Electoral Politics vis-à-vis the changing party politics in the state.A. To understand the dynamics of the political process in Maharashtra.

Delhi. 1999. Pratima 4. Maharashtratil Sattantar. Vora Rajendra and Palshikar Suhas. and M.Readings 1.). 2007. Maharashtratil Satta Sangharsh. Politics in Maharashtra. 6. Granthali Prakashan. Palshikar Suhas and Suhas Kulkarni. Maharashtrache Rajkaran: Rajakiya Prakriyeche Sthanik Sandarbh (Marathi). Maharashtrachya Navya Rajkarnachi Punarrachna. Samkaleen. Pratima Prakashan ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 13 . 7. Pune. Bombay.2. Department of Politics and Public Administration. University of Pune 3. Vol. OUP 2.S. Pawar Prakash. Rao (eds. Palshikar Suhas and Rajeshwari Deshpande. Pune. Maharashtra: Electoral Politics and Structures of Domination. 2003.). 5. 1995. Pune. Dominance and State Power in Modern India.). Pune. Palshikar Suhas and Nitin Birmal (eds. Mumbai. Frankel Francine R. 1990.A. Thakkar Usha and Mangesh Kulkarni (eds. 2009. Himalaya.

b) Rise of Regional parties after 1977 5. The rise of Regional Parties.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Optional Paper Semester.A. Part-II (Politics) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- PARTY SYSTEM IN INDIA Objectives: 1. Dominant Party System a) Congress Dominance b) Dilemmas facing the Opposition Parties and Non-Congressism (8) c) Decline of Congress Party: Electoral Performance since 1977. Organization and Politics of Communalism 4.III PO 14 M. bases would also be studied.e. organization. The objectives of this course are to help to the student to understand the causes for the rise & decline of the dominant party i. This paper deals with the origin & changing natures of the Indian political party system. A deeper understanding of Indian politics demands a study of the working of the political parties in the system. 4. the congress. Regional Parties a) Role before 1977. the relationship with National Parties & their support. Bipolarity and Politics of Coalitions a) Role of Left b) Multiple Bipolarities (8) (8) (8) 14 . The students would also the expected to study the leadership. 2. Ideological Shifts and Leadership Crisis 3. issues & electoral politics of the Congress. Left Parties & Regional Parties. 3. Origins and Evolution of Indian Political Parties a) Parties before Independence b) Parties after Independence (8) 2. Rise of BJP a) Jan Sangh b) BJP Ideology. Lectures Assigned 1. BJP.

Delhi. Meenakshi Prakashan Hasan Zoya (ed. Bhatnagar S. 1990. 7. 1988. Allied Sisson Richard and Ramashray Roy (eds. and Pradeep Kumar (eds. Sage 6. Diversity and Dominance in Indian Politics. 1977. Regional Parties. Ess Ess Publications Hartman Horst. 1996 and August 21-28. Parties and Party Politics in India. 5. 1980. August 1999 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 15 . Political Parties in India. Economic and political Weekly. Meerut. Delhi. New Delhi. January 13-20. OUP Prasad Nageshwar.).Readings 1. 4. 2. 480.). 2002. Bombay. Ideology and Organization in Indian Politics. 1999 Seminar No.). 3.

Evolution of the Region 1. Electoral Performance. The purpose of this paper is to understand common experiences under colonialism. Historical Background. (8) (8) (8) 16 . the objectives are also to understand the process of the state & Nation. 2. 2. Governmental Institutions at Work: 1. 2. Issues of Development. Constitutional Development. Part-II (Politics) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- POLITICAL PROCESS IN SOUTH ASIA (With reference to PAKISTAN. 3. To understand the institutional & Non-Institutional patterns of politics in South Asia. Lectures Assigned 1. Electoral and Party Politics: 1.A. 2. Land and People. (8) (8) 2. Politics of Social Movements. Religion and Ethnicity as Patterns of Non-Institutional Politics – 1. Secondly. BANGLADESH AND NEPAL) PO O 15 Objectives: 1. Political Economy: 1. Governmental Structures – Executive / Legislature / Judiciary / Bureaucracy / Military. 2. SRI LANKA. 2.Building in these countries. Caste. 4. Role of Agriculture and Industry.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Optional Paper Semester. 5. The south countries share a common colonial legacy determining the Post-Colonial politics in South Asian society.III M. Politics of Religion and Ethnicity. Economy 3. Political Parties – Ideology and Features. 3.

State. Manohar 17 . New Delhi. Ahmed Ishtiaq. Manohar Shastri Amita and Wilson Jayaratnam (eds.). Delhi. Pinter Bjorkman James W. Wink Andre Gunter (ed. 6. The Post-Colonial States of South Asia: Democracy. Politics and Society in South Asia. Richmond. Ethnicity and Nation. New Delhi.) 2004. Fundamentalism. Phadnis Urmila. Manohar 3.Readings 1. 1998. OUP 4. Bose Sugata and Ayesha Jalal. Development and Security.Building in South Asia. United Nations University Press 8. Democracy and Authoritarianism in South Asia. Islam. 1995. London. 2. Sustainable Development. 1991. Cambridge. 2001. Curzon Press 7. Revivalists and Violence in South Asia. Modern South Asia: History. Tokyo. Jalal Ayesha. Cambridge University Press 5. and Good Governance. (ed.) 1991. Culture. Thakur Ramesh and Wiggen Oddney (eds. Political Economy. Identity. 1996. South Asia in the World: Security. New Delhi. Nation and Ethnicity in Contemporary South Asia.) 1991.

Report Writing a) Organizing the Information and Data. Chatterji Rakahari. Political Science Research 18 (8) (8) (8) (8) (8) . Research Design a) Formulation of Research Problem b) Hypothesis 3. 1987. Macmillan 4. Data Collection & Data Analysis a) Data Collection from Official and Government Sources b) Data Analysis i) Tabulation ii) Co-relation 5. Types of Empirical Research a) Quantitative Research b) Qualitative Research 4. Methods of Political Inquiry.O16 M.A. Cambridge. 1980. Calcutta. Analysis and Report Writing. 2000. Lectures Assigned 1. Introduction to Political Inquiry. Blackie Norman. Designing Social Research. To explain the different stage of research such as research Design Data collection. 3. Part-II (Politics) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Objectives: 1. Research Methodology a) Nature and Scope b) Types of Research: Library and Empirical 2. To develop Skills related to library and Empirical work among the student. 4. The World Press 3. Cole Richard.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Optional Paper Semester. To make the students aware of the different tools of research. New York. Johnson Janet and Richard Joslyn. b) References and Bibliography c) Dissertation Writing Readings 1. 1979.III Research Methodology PO . Polity Press 2. To introduce the concept and techniques of the students 2.

Prentice-Hall 8.. Beverly Hills. Boston. Shively P. Englewood Cliffs. 1981. Prentice Hall of India 5. New Delhi. W. Understanding Social Research. and Rich R.Methods. Social Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches. Sage 19 .. Vedung Evert. 1980. Prentice-Hall 6. B. 1997. Blackwell 9. Allyn and Bacon 7. 2001. C.. Englewood Cliffs. Trigg Roger. Political Reasoning. 1982. The Craft of Political Research. Manheim J. Neuman Lawrence W. Empirical Political Analysis. Oxford.

Class. 2003. 5. N. 2. 1977. 2nd edn.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Compulsory Paper Semester. Christenson R. 6. To acquaint the student with the structures of organized power. Nelson Dahl R.A. To make a student understand the different approaches to the study of power – liberal / Neo – liberal / Marxian / Weberian 4. Prentice-Hall Milner Andrew.A. Representative Bureaucracy. To study the theoretical and sociological dimension of the concepts of power & society 2. London. Samuel. 1971. The Modern State. Prentice Hall Krislov. 2004. 3. London. Sage Pierson Christopher. Understanding Third World Politics. New Delhi. Englewood Cliffs.C.IV PO C10 M. 1999. et al. Part-II (Politics) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- POWER AND SOCIETY Objectives: 1. 20 . B. Ideologies in Modern Politics. Modern Political Analysis. 1974. Lectures Assigned 1) Power and Authority a) Meaning and Nature b) Types 2) State a) Liberal and Neoliberal Perspective b) Marxian Perspective 3) Class a) Marxian Approach b) Weberian Approach 4) Bureaucracy a) Meaning: Bureaucracy as Organised Political Power (8) (8) (8) (8) b) Role of Bureaucracy in Influencing and Shaping Public Policies 5) Ideology and Hegemony a) Meaning of Ideology and the End of Ideology b) Hegemony: Meaning and Types of Hegemony Readings (8) 1.J. Palgrave-Macmillan. 4. 3. Routledge Smith. London. Melbourne... To help the student to understand the interrelationship between power and society / social structures and power.

Bholay Bhaskar. 2002. Part-II (Politics) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- POLITICAL THEORY: KEY CONCEPTS Objectives: 1. Pluto Press 3. Encyclopaedia of Government and Politics (Vol. Chichester. Using Political Ideas. 4. 2.). This would to help the student to acquire and develop his skills of understanding different theories / concepts. 2. I). Nagpur. Lectures Assigned 1) Liberty a) Meaning and Nature b) Types of Liberty. 1998. To sensitize the students on the normative dimensions of Politics. John Wiley & Sons Hampton Jean. 2002. To help the student understand the meaning and the practices of the key concepts. Goodwin Barbara.A. Rajakiya Siddhanta ani Vishleshan. 3. OUP Hawkesworth Mary and Maurice Kogan (eds. (8) (8) (8) (8) (8) Readings 1.IV PO C11 M. New Delhi. 1992.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Compulsory Paper Semester. London.). 5. 2) Equality a) Meaning. Nature and Types b) Theories of Rights 4) Social Justice a) Meaning. London. Pimpalapure Blakeley Georgina & Valerie Bryson (eds. Nature & Types b) Relation between Liberty – Equality 3) Rights a) Meaning. Nature and Types b) John Rawl's Theory of Justice 5) Democracy a) Models of Democracy b) Democracy in Practice. Political Philosophy. Routledge 21 . 2004. Contemporary Political Concepts.

Routledge Rege M. 2004. Shanta Rege Swift Adam. London. Political Philosophy. 8. 2001. 7. P. Cambridge. Samata ani Nyaya. 2005. London. Polity 9. Routledge Pierson Christopher. Knowles Dudley. Political Philosophy. Mumbai. 22 ..6. The Modern State. 2001. Swatantrya.

2.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Compulsory Paper Semester. Hasan Zoya (ed. To develop the skills of debate / discussion among the students pertaining to the issues in Indian Politics. 1994. 5) Political Economy a) India's Model of Economic Development. 2) Role of Caste in Indian Politics. and Susanne Hoeber Rudolph. Ethnicity and Language. a) Nature and Role of Dominant Castes b) Role of Caste Associations 3) Politics of Secularism and Communalism a) Policies of the Indian State regarding Secularism. Sage. To update the students about changes and new trends in Indian Politics. Rudolph Lloyd I. Politics and State in India. (8) b) Restructuring of Constituencies and its Impact on Electoral Politics. Lectures Assigned 1) Elections and Political Parties.IV M.T. 2.) 2000.A. Orient Longman 3. To provide a deeper understanding to the students about the important features of the Indian Politics. 1. London. Vanaik Achin. Global Capitalism and the Indian Economy. New Delhi. a) Overview of Elections and Changing Nature of Party System. (8) (8) (8) (8) Readings. b) New Economic Policy. Orient Longman 4. The Painful Transition. Kurien C. Part-II (Politics) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- POLITICAL PROCESS IN INDIA PO C12 Objectives: 1. 3. 4) Regionalism a) Regionalism and Federal Structure b) Issues of Autonomy. New Delhi. Verso 23 . b) Communal Politics since 1980s. 1987. In Pursuit of Lakshmi: The Political Economy of the Indian State.. 1990.

New Delhi. Kaviraj Sudipto (ed. Maharashtratil Sattantar. Politics in India.). New Delhi. Kohli Atul (ed.V. Sage. 10. Vora Rajendra and Suhas Palshikar (eds. 11. 2009.). 2004.5. Cambridge. Sathyamurthy T. Pune Pratima Prakashan ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 24 .). Granthali Prakashan. OUP (paperback edition) Brass Paul. (ed. Caste. 7. Maharashtrachya Navya Rajkarnachi Punarrachna. Vora Rajendra and Suhas Palshikar (eds. 6. 1998. New Delhi. 2004. Indian Democracy: Meanings and Practices. Mumbai. Cambridge University Press (paperback edition).). 1990. Region. Politics of India since Independence. OUP (paperback edition). 8. The Success of India’s Democracy. Pawar Prakash. Religion.). 2001. New Delhi. Foundation Books (Indian edition) 9. 1997. Gender and Culture in Contemporary India (3rd volume in the four volume series on Social Change and Political Discourse in India).

Delhi. 2. Human Rights Organization and Movements. a) Amnesty International b) Movement for Civil Liberty in USA c) The Dalit Movement in India. The students would understand the concept of the Human Rights. its varieties & different movements / organization associated with Human Rights.A. The Future of Human Rights. Human Rights. Human Rights in India (8) (8) (8) a) Safeguards – NHRC. Women’s Commission b) Challenges: Caste Atrocities and Violence. Poverty Readings 1. The study of Human Rights is emerging as one of the new areas in political science. Part-II(Politics) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Objectives: 1. b) Challenges-State Repression-Poverty-Terrorism 4. Lectures Assigned 1. 2003. (8) (8) b) Rights of Refugees and Rights of Displaced (Those affected by Development Project) 3. 5. Baxi Upendra. This paper attempts to provide a deep & analytical understanding of this area. Pearson Education 25 . Individual Rights and Group Rights a) Distinction between Individual and Group Rights.IV HUMAN RIGHTS PO O 17 M. Human Rights in the World a) Safeguards – International Conventions and Covenants. It would provide comparative insights about Human Rights in India as well as in the World.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Optional Paper Semester. National Minority Commission. New Delhi. The Idea of Human Rights a) Meaning b) Evolution 2. 2. 3. 2002. OUP Byrne Darren.

Pluto Press Gupta. Routledge --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 26 . 7. Perspectives on Human Rights.). Doyle M. 4.. II). The Politics of Human Rights. Delhi. The Globalization of Human Rights.).M. 2004. 6.3. 1986. Oxford. Tokyo. Encyclopaedia of Government and Politics (Vol. Human Rights. Basil Blackwell Coicaud J. 1996. W. United Nations University Press 5. Evans Tony. London. Goldberg David et al. 2005. London. 1992. et al. Campbell Tom. Vijay (ed. Vikas Hawkesworth Mary and Kogan Maurice (ed...

The aim of this course is to understand this Sociological dimension of Politics Lectures Assigned 1. Caste –Gender Categories of Social Stratification. Caste a) Caste based Inequality b) Caste and Class c) Changing Nature of Caste 3. 3. Caste and Gender are Social/ Eco. The Objective of this paper is to help the Student to understand the interrelationship between Politics and Class. Categories that impact politics in a major way.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Optional Paper Semester. Class.A. Operation and interrelation of Caste. Theories of Class a) Marx b) Weber 2. The student would learn analytical skills to connect these. 2. Class and Gender a) Informal Sector Workers b) Caste and Occupation c) Women's Organization 27 (8) (8) (8) (8) (8) . The paper as a strong theoretical Content but it also shows the actual operation of these conceptual categories in the Political and Economic areas. Part-II(Politics) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- POLITICS AND SOCIAL STRATIFICATION: (CLASS-CASTE AND GENDER) PO O18 Objectives: 1. Class. Gender a) Patriarchy b) Feminist Critique of State and Law c) Women and Politics 4.IV M. Caste and Gender in India a) Class Politics in India b) Dominant Caste and Middle Peasant Castes c) Women and Politics in India 5.

1999. 2000. Class Counts. Classes. Verso Wright Erik Olin.Readings 1. London.) 1982. Class. Cambridge University Press --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 28 . Beverly Hills. 4. Class & Social Development. 2. Sage Milner Andrew. Johnson Dale (ed. 3. Cambridge. London. Sage Wright Erik Olin. 1985.

Lectures Assigned 1. To make the student familiar with the interface between Class and caste affecting the character of the state.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Optional Paper Semester.IV PO O 19 M. State in India a) Colonial Legacy 29 (8) . Planning for Development a) Mixed Economy Model b) Planning as Strategy for Development c) Limits of Planning (8) 2. The course also aims at acquainting the students to the significant political economy issues such an liberalization / changing configuration of class / patterns of development in influencing the Politics. Politics Economy has a crucial role in conditioning the patterns of politics in given society. Class and Caste: a) Caste Composition of Classes b) Class Divisions within Castes c) Class.distinctions (8) 5.A. 2. The purpose of this course in to understand the impact of political economy on the political process in India. Politics of Liberalization b) Privatization: Aims and Achievements c) Critiques of Development Model (8) 3. Part-II (Politics) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- POLITICAL ECONOMY OF INDIA Objectives: 1. 3. India's Class Structure a) Ruling Classes b) Agrarian Class Structure & Middle Classes c) Informalisation of the Working Class (8) 4. Liberalization a) Political Context of Liberalization.

b) The Question of Autonomy c) Changing Class-character of the State. India's Economic Reform 1991-2001.D.). The State. (ed. 4. Delhi. CUP Joshi Vijaya and L. OUP Jenkins Rob. 2000. Readings 1. 1998. Cambridge. The Political Economy of Development in India. Delhi. Reinventing India.. OUP 3. Cambridge Polity Frankel Francine R. 1998. OUP. Colbridge Stuart and John Harris. Delhi. Bardhan Pranab. Little. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 30 . Development Planning and Liberalisation 'in India. 1998.M. Economic Reform in India. Delhi. 2. 2004. 2000. India's Political Economy. 5. OUP Byres Terence J. 6.

The Rule of Law a) Internationalisation and Privatisation as an Expansion of Rule of Law. Challenges to the Nation-State a) Issue of Legitimacy b) Sub-nationalism 4. The Interventionist State a) The First World Experience b) The Experience of the Developing Countries 5.A. Lectures Assigned 1. b) Patterns of Responses to Globalization. 2. 3. To make the student aware about the security concerns of the post colonial states in the context of Globalization.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Optional Paper Semester. The purpose of this course is to understand the nature of globalization & its impact on the nation states. To help the students of understand the responses of the state to the process of Globalization. a) Domestic Dimension b) International Dimension (8) (8) (8) (8) (8) 31 .IV M. The Modern Territorial State a) Changing Character of the State in Globalisation. The Security Dilemma of Post Colonial States. 2. b) Transnational Associations as an Agency of Rule of Law 3. Part-II(Politics) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- GLOBALISATION AND THE STATE PO O 20 Objectives: 1.

CUP Clark Ian. Oxford. 1997. 2005. Oxford. Hampshire. OUP --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 32 . 1999. Globalization and International Relations theory. Changes in Statehood-The transformation of international Relations. OUP 5. Transformations of the State. Globalization and Fragmentation: International Relations in the twentieth century. Legitimacy in International Society. Leibfried Stephan and Michael Zurn. --------------2005. Cambridge. 4. 3. 2001. Palgrave 2.Readings 1. OUP ------------. Sorensen George. Oxford.

33 .--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Optional Paper Semester. Part-II(Politics) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- PO – O 21: RESEARCH PROJECT BASED DISSERTATION Topic and content to be decided in consultation with the Departmental Committee / PG Center and the Student Concerned.A.IV M.

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