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Undergraduate Course Structure in Political Science, GU Department of Political Science, GU The following is the course structure and syllabus

for BA (Major) in Political Science First Semester 1. Political Theory-I 2.Politics in India-I Second Semester 1.Political Theory-II 2.Politics in India-II

Third Semester 1. International Relations-I 2.Public Administration-I

Fourth Semester 1. International Relations-II 2.Public Administration-II

Fifth Semester 1. Western Political Thinkers 2. Select Constitutions-I 3A. Politics in North-East India OR 3B. General Sociology-I 4A. Contemporary Political Issues OR 4B. Women and Politics 5A. Rural Local Governance OR 5B. Political Sociology-I 6A. Democracy in India-I OR 6B.Human Rights

Sixth Semester 1. Indian Political Thinkers 2. Select Constitutions-II 3C. Politics in North-East India OR 3D. General Sociology-II 4C. Contemporary Political Ideologies OR 4D. Women and Politics in India 5C. Urban Local Governance OR 5D. Political Sociology-II 6C. Democracy in India-II OR 6D. Human Rights in India


Paper 1 POLITICAL THEORY-1 Unit I: Politics and Political Theory.  Importance and Usefulness of Political Theory  Approaches to the study of Political Science  Traditional Approaches: Philosophical, Historical, Institutional and Legal  Contemporary Approaches: Behavioural and Post-Behavioural Unit II: Concept of Power  Concept of Power, Authority and Legitimacy  Forms of Power: Political, Economic and Ideological  Relation between Power, Authority and Legitimacy Unit III: Concept of Ideology  Liberalism  Marxism  End of Ideology Debate Unit IV :Concept of State  Different Perspectives on State: Liberal, Marxist  Gandhian perspective of the state  Globalisation and State's Sovereignty Readings: Bhargava, Rajeev & Ashok Acharya(ed.) Political Theory: An Introduction, New Delhi: Pearson Education,2008 Bhargava, Rajeev, What is Political Theory and Why do We need it, New Delhi: OUP, 2010 Gauba, O. P. An Introduction to Political Theory, New Delhi: Macmillan, 1981 Ramaswamy, Sushila, Political Theory: Ideas and Concepts, New Delhi: Macmillan, 2003 Held, David, Political Theory and the Modern State, London: Polity, 1994 --------------- (ed.) Political Theory Today, Cambridge: Polity Press, 1991 Barry, Norman P., An Introduction to Modern Political Theory, London: Macmillan, 1988 Kymlicka, Will, Contemporary Political Philosophy: An Introduction, Oxford: Clarendon, 1990 Hacker, Andrew, Political Theory- Philosophy, Ideology and Science,Toronto: Macmillan, 1961 Leftwich, Adrian (ed.) What is Politics: The Activity and its Study, Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1984 Laski, Harold J, The State in Theory and Practice, London: George Allen & Unwin, 1935 Bottomore, T. B., Classes in Modern Society, London: George Allen & Unwin, 1965 .........................................................

New Delhi. Society.D. 2000. Pylee – An Introduction to Constitution of India. House. M. New Delhi. New Delhi. . 2010. Subhash C. P. 1977. Oxford University Press. Austin: Working a Democratic Constitution – The Indian Experience. Bombay. Pylee. 2001. Peoples’ Publishing House. Chaube : Constituent Assembly of India – Springboard of Revolution. Universal Law Publishing Co. 1919 & 1935. M. Delhi. V. Politics. S.  Directive Principles of State Policy Unit III :Union & State Executive and Legislature   President and Prime Minister Parliament : Lok Sabha. 1998.. 1973. Pearson 2010 D.  Legacies of National Movement: Non Cooperation Movement & Quit India Movement 1942  Constitutional Developments during freedom movement: Nehru Report & Lahore Congress Resolution Unit II: Basic features of Indian Constitution . Kashyap: Constitution of India: Review and Reassessment.Paper 2 POLITICS IN INDIA – I Unit I : Indian Constitution: its Evolution  Colonial Legacies: Acts of 1909. Basu: An Introduction to the Constitution of India. Sathe: Judicial Activism in India. New Delhi. Asia Pub. G. S. Pearson 2009 Hoveyda Abbas et al: Indian Government and Politics.  Preamble  Fundamental Rights & Duties. Vikas. Pvt. K.Constitutional Government in India. V. Prentice Hall : 2008. Oxford University Press. Rajya Sabha  Governor and Chief Minister  State legislature: Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council Unit IV : Judiciary  Supreme Court and High Court  Judicial Review  Judicial Activism Readings: Neera Chandhoke & Praveen Priyadarshini (edited): Contemporary India: Economy.

Bombay. R. Andhyarujina: Judicial Activism and Constitutional Democracy in India. P. 1992 N . Oxford University Press. . Tirupathi. N. 2000.T.V. The President. Normani: Constitutional Question in India. Parliament and the State.


O... Political Theory. 1988 Kymlicka.Philosophy.... 2010 Gauba.. An Introduction to Modern Political Theory.) Political Theory: An Introduction. Political Theory: Ideas and Concepts. 1961.. 1984 . 1991 Barry.) What is Politics: The Activity and its Study. 1990 Hacker. London: Polity... An Introduction to Political Theory... 1981 Ramaswamy.. Cambridge: Polity Press. P.... Andrew.2008 Bhargava..(ed.. Political Theory and the Modern State.. Oxford: Clarendon.. Leftwich.. Rajeev... New Delhi: Macmillan.Paper 1 POLITICAL THEORY II Unit I: Democracy  Concept of Democracy: Classical and Liberal  Types of democracy: Direct and indirect  Contemporary Theories of Democracy: Elitist. New Delhi: OUP.. London: Macmillan. Contemporary Political Philosophy: An Introduction...... Pluralist and Marxist Unit II: Understanding Development  Meaning of Development  Liberal and Marxist perspectives on Development  Alternative Views of Development: Sustainable Development. Ideology and Science Toronto:Macmillan.. Adrian (ed.. Oxford: Basil Blackwell.. . New Delhi: Pearson Education. 1994 --------------.. Norman P. New Delhi: Macmillan. Sushila. Rajeev & Ashok Acharya(ed. 2003 Held... What is Political Theory and Why do We need it.) Political Theory Today. David. Human Development and Gandhian Model of Development Unit III: Justice and Multiculturalism  Concepts of justice and multiculturalism  Distributive justice  Multiculturalism and social justice Unit IV : Political Theory and Third World  Nature of State in Third World  Neo-Colonialism: Basic features  Dependency Theory: Views of Andre Gunder Frank Readings: Bhargava.. Will.

Palmer Norman: The Indian Political System. 1977. CPI. Brass: Politics of India since Independence (2nd Ed. Sage –New Delhi-2008. 1999.State Relations  Legislative  Administrative  Financial Unit II :Party System in India  National Parties. Indian Government and PoliticsPearson 2010 D. 1998. Press.INC. P. R. House. Bidyut & Pandey Rajendra Kumar : Indian Government & Politics. CPM  Regional Parties. Prentice Hall : 2008. Bombay. M. . Pearson 2009 Hoveyda Abbas et al. V. Bhambri : The Indian State : Fifty years. Politics. Election Commission Unit IV :Challenges to National Integration  Terrorism   Regionalism Casteism Readings Neera Chandhoke & Praveen Priyadarshini (edited) Contemporary India: Economy. Delhi. Morris Jones: Government and Politics in India.Paper 2 POLITICS IN INDIA – II Unit I:Centre. Chakrabarti. P.Constitutional Government in India. 1971.) Cambridge Uni. S. Society. Delhi. C. Oxford University Press.D. New Delhi. National Book Trust of India.DMK and AGP Unit III :Election System in India  First-past-the-post System   Proportional Representative System. Boston. Basu: An Introduction to the Constitution of India. Pylee. Barun Dey & Amaresh Tripathi. Houghton Mifflin Company. Bipan Chandra. New Delhi. Shipra. Kaviraj: Politics in India. 1992. Asia Pub. Freedom Struggle. BJP. 1998. Oxford University Press.


. 2010 V N Khanna. International Relations.Paper. Theoretical Aspects of International Politics. J. USA 2008 John Baylis. 3/e. OUP. Young and John Kent. Vikas Publishing House. 1967 Paul R. Agra: Shiva Lal Agarwala. International Relations since 1945 A Global History. International Relations. K. Ltd.Gray. Waltz  Systems theory – M. Pearson Education 2007 Peu Ghosh.Kauppi. Pearson Education 2008 Mahendra Kumar.Wirtz. International Relations. International Relations Today: Concepts and Applications. Identity. International Relations and World Politics: Security. Strategy in Contemporary World. Kaplan Unit III: Basic concepts in International Relations  Balance of power  Collective security  National Interest and ideology Unit IV: World in 20th Century  First world war: Causes and consequences  Second World war: causes and consequences  Cold war: phases and Impact Readings: Aneek Chatterjee. Goldstein. UK. Economy. Kant. Pearson Education 2008 John Baylis. OUP. 2010 John W. The Globalization of World Politics. Fourth Edition. USA 2004 Joshua S.I. New Delhi. OUP. Wilson  Realism. C.1 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS-I Unit 1: Introduction to International Relations  Evolution  Nature  Scope Unit II: Approaches to the study of International Relations  Liberalism.2008 .Viotti and Mark V. PHI Pvt.Morganthau. Steve Smith and Patricia Owens (Edited).8/e. W.

Delhi Fadia.. Sterling Publishers Pvt. 2003 Basu. Independent Regulatory Commissions Readings Avasthi and Maheswari: Public Administration. 2007 Chakrabarty.Unity of command  Centralization – Decentralization  Supervision -. Guwahati. and Kuldeep. 2001.K.Paper 2 PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION-I Unit I: Introduction  Concept.L.L. Ltd. Public Administration (two volumes). 2005 . Snatak Lok-Prasasan (Assamese).R... Macmillan India Ltd.R. Kumar.Span of control -. Rumki: Public Administration: Concepts and Theories...Coordination – Delegation Unit IV: Structure of Organisation  Line and Staff – Concept and Functions  Chief executive – Types and Functions  Department.: Public Administration. Tyagi. Sahitya Bhawan Publication. A.: Administrative Theory. B. S.. N. Atma Ram and Sons.Good Governance and New Public Management Unit II: Administrative Theories  Scientific Management Theory  Bureaucratic Theory  Human Relations Theory Unit III: Principles of Organization  Hierarchy -. Y. World Press. Oxford University Press. Scope and Importance of Public Administration  Growth and Evolution of Public Administration as a Discipline  Recent Trends -. Bidyut Bhattacharya Mohit: Public Administration: A Reader. 2008 Baghel C. Sapru R. Prentice Hall of India Pvt. 2004 Hazarika. 2008 Bhattacharya Mohit: Public Administration. Students’ Stores. Kanishaka Publishers. Agra. Ltd. : Administrative Theories and Management Thought. Laxmi Narayan Agarwal. Public Corporations.2009 Maheswari.: Public Administration. New Delhi.


Agra: Shiva Lal Agarwala. PHI Pvt. 8/e. The Globalization of World Politics. International Relations.traditional and non-traditional  Disarmament and arms control  Nuclear nonproliferation Unit IV: Introduction to Global Economy  Colonialism and Neocolonialism  IMF. OUP. OUP. 2008 International Relations Today: Concepts and Applications. Fourth Edition. Pearson Education 2008 Mahendra Kumar. Vikas Publishing House. Strategy in Contemporary World.Viotti and Mark V.Wirtz. UK. Unit III: Security and disarmament  Concept of security. Steve Smith and Patricia Owens (Edited).. 2010 John W. Economy. USA 2004 Joshua S. Ltd.Paper 1 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS. International Relations.II Unit I : Basic concepts in International Relations  Foreign policy and diplomacy  Conflict resolution  Non-alignment Unit II: United Nations  Formation .2008 . International Relations since 1945 A Global History. Education.Kauppi. Pearson John Baylis. J. 2010 V N Khanna.Gray. OUP. Theoretical Aspects of International Politics. International Relations and World Politics: Security. 1967 Paul R. USA 2008 John Baylis. WTO  Impact of Globalisation on Third World economies Readings: Aneek Chatterjee. New Delhi. charter and objectives  Role of UN in resolving conflict:issue of peacekeeping operations  UN and Millennium Development Goals. Pearson Education 2007 Peu Ghosh. C. International Relations. World Bank. Goldstein. 3/e. Identity. Young and John Kent.

Delhi Fadia B. Oxford University Press.: Public Administration. 2003 Basu. S. A. 2004 Hazarika. Ltd. World Press.: Administrative Theory. N.Paper 2 PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION-II Unit 1. Sterling Publishers Pvt. Snatak Lok-Prasasan (Assamese). and Kuldeep. Guwahati. 2008 Sapru R. Executive and Judicial  Redressal of public grievances—LokPal... Ltd..L. Agra. 1994 .  Bureaucracy and development Unit IV. 2008 Bhattacharya Mohit: Public Administration. Tyagi. Sapru R.K. Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd. 2009 Maheswari. Development Administration  Concept of Development Administration  Contribution of Fred W. Personnel Administration:  Recruitment . 2001. Lokayukta. Bidyut Bhattacharya Mohit: Public Administration: A Reader. Sterling Publishers Pvt. Laxmi Narayan Agarwal.Training – Promotion  Public Service Commission – Composition and Role  Importance of Civil Service in modern State Unit II. Citizen and Administration  Concept of Accountability  Control over administration: Legislative. Atma Ram and Sons. Students’ Stores. Macmillan India Ltd. RTI Reading Avasthi and Maheswari: Public Administration. Development Administration. 2007 Chakrabarty.. Rumki: Public Administration: Concepts and Theories.R.R.K. : Administrative Theories and Management Thought. Financial Administration  Concept and Principles of Budgeting  Budgetary Process  Performance Budgeting Unit III. Riggs.: Public Administration. Sahitya Bhawan Publication.


1999 Paper 2 SELECT CONSTITUTIONS-I Unit I: Constitution and Constitutionalism  Constitution . H. Ernest. Property.Meaning and Importance  Classification of Constitutions  Constitutionalism . 1996 Wayper. Delhi..Concept Unit II: United Kingdom  The British Political Tradition  Parliamentary Government— (i) Monarchy (ii) Cabinet (iii) Parliament  Political Parties and Interest Groups  Rule of Law and the Judicial System Unit III: United States of America . 1973 McClelland. English Universities Press. A History of Western Political Thought. Brian. C. 1998 Jha. Shefali. Dryden Press. Prentice Hall. Philosopher King. New Delhi. 2009 Barker. The Political Thought of Plato and Aristotle. Dover Publications. A History of Political Thought. Augustine: Religion and Politics  Machiavelli: Liberty and Statecraft Unit III: The Contractualists  Hobbes: Nature of State. PHI Learning. A History of Political Theory.S.Paper 1 WESTERN POLITICAL THINKERS Unit I: Greek Political Thinkers  Plato: Justice. Subrata & Sushila Ramaswamy. 1959. Sovereignty  Locke: Liberty. Western Political Thought from Plato to Marx. Western Political Thought. Pearson Publications. Routledge. Best Practical State Unit II: Medieval and Early Modern Thinkers  St. Ideal State  Aristotle: Classification of Constitution.L. J. State  Rousseau: General Will Unit IV: Marxian Political Thought  Materialistic Interpretation of History  Surplus Value  Class Struggle Readings: Nelson. Mukherjee. George. Political Thought. Revolution. 1969 Sabine.

S. 1965 Dahl. 1980. General Books LLC. An Introduction to the Study of the American State. Greenwood Press. N. Westel Woobdury . Cambridge University Press.K. Sole . 2009 Elster.. Guwahati. Constitutionalism: Philosophical Foundation. K. 1993 Alexander. Assam in the Days of Company 1826-1858. Prentice Hall.N. Prentice Hall.. Mituban. Theory and Practice of Modern Government. Unit III: People’s Resistance Against Colonial Rule (19th Century)  Peasant Resistance in Assam: Phulaguri and Patharughat uprisings. 1988 Paper 3A   POLITICS IN NORTH-EAST INDIA – I Unit 1: Profile of North-East India  Geo-Strategic Location  Socio-Cultural Diversity Unit II: Colonial Policy of Annexation and Administration  Expansion and Consolidation of Colonial Rule  Excluded and Partially Excluded Areas: Inner Line.    Making of the American Constitution The Federal System. Comparative Political Systems. Guwahati Dutt. Jon & Slagstad(Ed). S. 1958. 1997 Willoughby. 2001 Rosenbaum. Constitutionalism: The Philosophical Dimension. Theory and Practice of Modern Government. Barpujari. Larry. 2008. Cambridge University Press. H. H.Spectrum Publications. Comparative Politics: A Developmental Approach. The American Constitutional System. Lawyers Book Stall. 1978 Ray. 1979 Finer..  Role of Raijmels  Anglo-Manipur War of 1891 Unit IV: Migration and Demographic Change during Colonial Period  Migration of Plantation Labour  Migration from Eastern Bengal READING LIST: Gait. Alan. Prentice Hall. Robert. Constitutionalism and Democracy. National Government— (i) The President (ii) Congress (iii) Supreme Court Political Parties and Interest Groups Unit IV: Comparative Study of UK and US Constitutions: British Prime Minister vs US President House of Lords vs Senate  Speaker of House of Commons vs Speaker of House of Representatives Readings: Almond and Powell. Landmarks in the Freedom Struggle of Assam. Edward. A History of Assam..

A: Introductory Sociology. Kitab Mahal. (1991) History of modern Manipur.  Relationship of Sociology with Political Science. M : Sociology.Amalendu. Unit IV Social Stratification.  Concept of Gender.  Growth and scope of Sociology. National Publishing House. United Publishers in Gauhati.: Modern Sociology ( 2 Vols) Srinivashan. An Introduction to Sociology. Planter Raj to Swaraj. 1826-1949 1st edition. Richard and Robert P. Rawat Publications. Ram: Society in India.: Caste and Class in India.  Community.Distributors. Harolombos.Freedom Struggle and Electoral Politics in Assam 1826-1947.  Meaning of Social Stratification. Naorem Sanajaoba.  Role and status. Scafer. G.  Historical Method. Guha. Readings: Bhusan. : Indian Society and Social Institution. Lal. NCERT.  Family. Paper 3B GENERAL SOCIOLOGY .  Meaning and Nature of Social Class. Dena. Vidya and Sachdev . Delhi. Singh. George Allen. Tata Mcgraw Hill. 1977. Concept. Unit-I Definition and Scope of Sociology.  Meaning and Nature of Caste. .  Scientific or Experimental Method. K.B. Mohanty. Theory and Recent Trends Rawat Publications. Macmillan. Manipur Past and Present. New Delhi. Bottmore. T.I. Lama: Sociology. New Delhi: Orbit Publishers-Distributors. Themes and Perspectives. Oxford University Press. Ahuja. History of Manipur. Mittal Publication. Y: Modernization of Indian Tradition.  Society. Jayaram. Economics and History . 2005 Gangmuei Kabui.  Social Survey Method. 1991. Unit-II The Methods of Sociology.: Sociology: A Guide to Literature.  Statistical Method.L. Sharma. People’s Publishing House Private Limited. Assam. Unit III Key Concepts of Sociology. Delhi.S.  Meaning and Definitions of Sociology.

Unit IV: Issues of Gender  Gender Exclusion and Gender Justice  Beijing Declaration. 2001 Bhasin. Manisha. Oneworld Oxford. The Globalization of World Politics. . AK (edited) Readings in human rights: concept. Kamal & Khan Nighat Said. Interrogating Development: State. 2009 Fukuda Parr. Human Rights. 2006 Paper 4B WOMEN AND POLITICS Unit I : Concepts of Gender  Gender and Sex  Patriarchy as a concept  Pillars of Patriarchy Unit II : Feminism  Concept of Feminism  Waves of Feminism  Theories of Feminism----Liberal & Marxist.Paper 4A CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL ISSUES Unit I: Environmental Issues  Brundtland Commission Report and Sustainable Development  Rio Declaration  Copenhagen Declaration Unit II: Terrorism  Meaning and nature of terrorism  Forms of Terrorism: State and non-state  Terrorism in North-East India Unit III : Human Development & Human Security  Concept of Human Development  Concept of Human Security  Indicators of Human Development – HDI & HPI. 2003 Hussain. measures and politics for a development paradigm. Sage Publications India. Oxford New Delhi. 2008 Priyan. Steve. Gender and Environment Pearson. Monirul. Sakiko & Shiva Kumar. Displacement and Popular Resistance in North East India. Madhilika Banerjee & Menon Krishna. 2009 UNDP: 1994 Annual Human Development report (Theme Human Security) Weinberg Leonard. Oxford. John & Smith. Akhil Ranjan (edited) Human Security in North-East India: Issues and Policies. Anwesha. 198 Dutta. Global Terrorism: A beginner's guide. kali for women. Some questions on Feminism and its relevance in South Asia. 1995  Concept of Gender Development Index & Gender Budgeting Readings: Baylis.

Menon. The Quota Question: Women and Electoral Seats. Mumbai: Akshara Publication. Neers and Maithreyi Krishnaraj. Finance commission)  Problems of rural local governance Unit III : Structural growth of local governance under the 73rd amendment  Zilla Parishad  Anchalik Panchayat  Gaon panchayat and gaon sabha . New Delhi: Ajanta Publications. election commission. Boulder Co. V. 1999. Law and Gender Inequality. New Delhi. The challenges of Local Feminism: Women’s Momvemnet in Global Perspective. Bhasin Kamla. Understanding Caste and Gender. Z. New Delhi: Oxford University Press. Gender Equality: Text and Context.). 1989. New Delhi: IGNOU. 1998. Recasting Women. Patriarchy. V. Communities and the State. West view Press. F. Nandita and N. Flavia. Agnes. Desai. Geetha. Hasan. A (ed. 2000.). Vaid S. 1995. Zubaan. Gandhi. Bhasin Kamla. New Delhi: Kali for Women. Shramashakti: Report of National Commission on Self – Employed Women and Govt. Sangri. 1987. Women and Society in Indiaa.. Bhagwat. 1995. Bombay: SNDT. Geetha. Forgoing Identities: Gender. New Delhi: Kali for Women. (ed. and K. State. N. 1999. Bhatt.). Zubaan. Paper 5A RURAL LOCAL GOVERNANCE Unit I :Evolution of Local governance in India  local governance in ancient India  local governance in colonial India  local governance in independent India rd Unit II: 73 amendment and Rural development rd  Genesis of the 73 amendment: the various committees rd  Significance of the 73 amendment( Women’s participation and reservation. Gender and the Rhetoric of Law Reform. and Others. Shah. 1998. Understanding Gender.Unit III: Women’s Movements---A Historical Perspective  French Revolution  Civil Rights Movements  Suffrage Movements Unit IV : History of Women’s Movement in India th  Early 19 Century Social Reform Movements  Women’s role in the Freedom Struggle  Gandhi and Women Readings: Agnes. Basu. 1991. New Delhi: OUP. Ela R. Vidyut. New Delhi. 2000. Gender and Politics in India. (ed. district planning commission. New Delhi: Kali for Women: 1994. of India. What is Patriarchy? New Delhi: Kali for Women.

New Delhi Joshi. .1990 Mukhapadhya.Louis:Political sociology.Amal Kumar:Political sociology.P. National Book Trust. and Padalia.Haralambos.P and Narwani. 2006. G.1998 Sharma.oxford univerasity press.L . R.) 2002. Ray. Lakshjmi Naraian Agarwal. Jaipur Dube.2002. (Ed. Democratic Decentralization and Panchayati Raj in India. Rawat Publication. R T: A text book of sociology oxford and IBH Books. Assam Law House.Micheal. Panchayati Raj in India. Maheshwari .S.2007.Dutta. G. Guwahati. Coser.B. Agra. Akansha. Mritunjoy Prakashan. (Ed) Dimensions of Rural Development in North East India. M.Media Promoters and Publisher LTD.Ram Nath And Sharma.and Das.1997(re-print). Firman K.K. 2006 Local Governance in India.Rajender K. B.R.1980. Anamika Publishers. Collins 1970.2002. M.2002. M.Unit IV: Control and supervision of local governance under the 73rd amendment  Legislative  Executive  Sources of revenue and grants-in-aid Readings: Gosh. N.Sociology Themes and Perpectives. The Assam Panchayat Act.S. new Delhi Das. Guwahati (Assamese) Paper 5B POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY-I Unit I Historical Development  Emergence of political sociology  Definition and nature of political sociology  Subject matter and utility of political sociology Unit II Political culture  Concept of political culture  Components of political culture  Foundations of political culture Unit III Socialization  Meaning of socialization  Agencies of socialization  Role of socialization Unit IV Political Mobility  Nature of political mobility  Problems of political mobility  Defects in the concept of political mobility and its value Readings: Ashraf Ali and Sharma Political sociology . Jangan. Bharator panchayati raj and Asamor swayatwa sashan.orient Longman. Panchayati Raj in India. New Delhi Alam.

P. Chakraborty. 1999. 1994. Paper 6 A DEMOCRACY IN INDIA.J.2003. 1990. Unit III: Nature of India’s Democracy:  Liberal Perspective  Marxist Perspective Unit IV: Elections in India  Election Process in India:  Election Commissioner and Its Role Readings: Brass.three generation of Human Rights Unit II: Approaches and perspectives  Universal Approach  Cultural Relativist Approach . New York.1 Unit I: Concept of Democracy  Meaning of Democracy  Types of Democracy  Theoretical Perspective of Democracy Unit II: Democracy in India  Origin of Democracy in India  Colonial Legacy. N.K. Princeton. Oxford University Press. Manor. Michigan.Political Sociology. New Delhi.  National Movement.Satyabrata. Chibber. 1988. A: India’s Democracy: An Analysis of State Society Relation. Crick: Democracy: A Very Short Introduction. Sterling publishers LTD. Paul: The Politics of India since Independence. nature. 2001.C 2002(reprint) Principle of modern political science. Paper 6B HUMAN RIGHTS Unit I: Introduction to Human Rights  Concept of Human Rights – meaning. James: India’s Democracy. Jayal.: Democracy without Association: Transformation of the Party System and Social Cleavages in India.Macmilan. Princeton.Johari. importance  Growth and evolution of Human Rights  Classification. 2001. (ed): Democracy in India. Kohli.

New Delhi... Marxian Perspective Unit III : Human Rights and UNO  international Bill of Rights – UDHR.. Akansha Publishing House..... ICESCR.. K.. Optional Protocols  Conventions – Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women... Chauhan (ed): International Dimension of Human Rights(Vol. Lancers Books.. S.. Janusz (ed).. ... New Delhi.. UNESCO Publishing... I..: Human Rights. Bani Prakash. and Archana Upaddhyay.. 2004 .. Adil-ul. Guwahati... Bhupesh Malla and Ripima Buzarbaruah.. P... Global Vision Publishing House.R.. & N. New Delhi.... 2006 Yasin..... 2006 Symondies. ICCPR.II... : Manav Adhikar.... 1999 Buzarbaruah.....: Human Rights.: Human Rights: Concepts and Standards......... S. Convention on Rights of the Child  Human Rights Council Unit IV: Human rights and the role of NGOs  Amnesty International  Human Rights Watch  International Committee of the Red Cross Readings: Chauhan...III).. 2000 Saksena..


Atlantic Publishers. P.1986 Mehta. Roy: New Humanism  Mahatma Gandhi: Satyagraha. Raghavan... Rajendra Kumar....  Structure of Government  National Peoples Congress  The President and the State Council  Peoples courts and Peoples Procuratorates Unit II: Peoples Republic of China. Narayan : Total Revolution Readings: Verma..I  Swiss Political Tradition  Swiss Federalism  Structure of Federal Government .. N. Paper 2 SELECT CONSTITUTIONS-II Unit I: Peoples Republic of China.. and Role of the Communist Party Unit III: Switzerland.. Appadorai. Empowerment of Dalits  J. Ambedkar and Narayan  Jawaharlal Nehru: Nationalism and Democracy  B.. 1992 Chakravarty.P.. 1978 D. Bidyut & Pandey. Urmila & Sharma. Kenneth L. Delhi.. India's Idea of Freedom : Political Thought of Swami Vivekanand.II:  Rights and Duties of Citizens  Party System.. Sage Publications.Paper1 INDIAN POLITICAL THINKERS Unit I: Manu and Kautilya  Kautilya: The Saptang Theory of State. Manohar Publications.. Sage Publications. Dalton..... 2010 . Ambedkar: Issues of Social Justice. Modern Indian Political Thought. Mahatma Gandhi. Foundations of Indian Political Thought.. Aurobindo Ghose...R. Delhi. Delhi Academic Press.N.G.. Ravindra Nath Tagore.R. Oxford University Press. 1982..K. Political Thought in Modern India... S. Indian Political Thought.Roy and Gandhi  M.. Trusteeship Unit IV: Nehru.. A..V....... Modern Indian Political Thought: Text and Context. 1971 Pantham.1996 Iyer. The Moral and Political Thought of Mahatma Gandhi. The Mandal Theory  Manu: Views on caste and women Unit II: Raja Ram Mohan Roy and Phule  Raja Ram Mohan Roy: Social reform movements  Jyotirbarao Phule: Social reform movements Unit III: M..V. Thomas & Deutsch. Khama Publishers... Lakshmi Narain Aggarwal.I  Revolutionary Legacy: Communist Revolution and the Cultural Revolution..... Indian Political Thinking through the ages.. 1992 Sharma..

UNIT III – Political Developments in Assam  Language Politics  Rise of Insurgency UNIT IV. Nation Building and Development in North-East India. IRPP.Jaideep.Purbanchal Prakash . S. Prentice Hall.Udayon. UNIT II . Prentice Hall. K. Reorganisation of North-East India since 1947.1991.P. Robert. Comparative Political Systems. Prentice Hall. Goswami. Mituban. 1965 Dahl.New Delhi Hussain. 1826-1949 1st edition. New Delhi: Orbit Publishers-Distributors.Reorganisation of North-East India  Emergence of Separate States: Nagaland.  Integration of Princely States: Manipur. 1988 Paper 3C POLITICS IN NORTH-EAST INDIA – II UNIT I -Post-Colonial Developments:  Separation of Sylhet and Problems of Refugees. 1990. Theory and Practice of Modern Government.1996. Frontiers in Flames: North-East India in Turmoil. N.Guwahati Saikia. Concept Publishing Company Misra. (1991) History of modern Manipur. 1997 Longford. W. Ajanta Publishing House. Mizoram.1979 Finer. John & Brownsey.Delhi. 1978 Ray. Sandhya. Lorne. The Assam Movement:Class. Lal.Viking. Language Politics in Assam.II  Direct Democracy  Political Parties and Interest Groups ------------------------------Select Readings: Almond and Powell. Agarwal.   Legislature Executive Judiciary Unit IV: Switzerland.1993.B.Ideology and Identity. The Changing Shape of Government in the Asia Pacific Region. Theory and Practice of Modern Government. Datta and S.Monirul. H. Dena. .Manak Publishing House in association with Har Anand Publications.Changing Nature of State Politics in Assam  Emergence of Regional Party  Coalition Politics READINGS : Ray. Comparative Politics: A Development Approach.2007.. Meghalaya.

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Anwesha. Local Bodies. 1993. New York. Political philosophy. Maitreyi. Introduction to Political theory. Contemporary Political philosophy. Akhil Ranjan (edited) Human Security in North-East India: Issues and Policies. Unit II: Status of Women in India  Pre Colonial Period  Colonial Period  Post-Colonial Period Unit III: Contemporary Issues  Women and Violence  Women and Environment  Women and Education Unit IV:Women and Development  United Nations and Women’s Development  Report of the Committee on the Status of Women in India. Pearson. John & Smith. 1996. Chaudhari. Contemporary Political Ideologies. Indian Women’s Movement: Reform and Revival. Oxford University Press. 2009 Eatwell. New Delhi: Vistaar. Steve. Oxford. Gandhi. 1974 Readings: Cair.David. & Machan Tibor R. Will. et al (eds. 2007 Paper 4D WOMEN AND POLITICS IN INDIA Unit-1:Women and Political process  Constitutional Provisions  Women Representation: In Parliament. Oxford. Aeon J. Speaking Out: Women’s Economic Empowerment in South Asia.. N. M. Roger & Wright. Pearson 2007 Kymlicka.Global Challenges  Religious Fundamentalism in South Asia: India and Bangladesh Unit IV : Multi-culturalism  Meaning of multi-culturalism  Multi-culturalism and democracy  Multi-culturalism in India Readings:  Baylis. Shah. and N. The Globalization of World Politics. 2005 Hoffman. Anthony. 2000 Harvey. John & Graham. Issues at Stake: Theory and Practice in Contemporary Women’s . A Brief History of Neoliberalism.Religious Fundamentalism. Continuum International Publishing. 2002 Skoble. New Delhi: Radiant. Paul. State Legislatures. 2001 Dutta.).

S. New Delhi: Kali for Women.R. New Delhi. History of Dong. Women in Politics: Forms and Process. New Delhi: Kali for Women. Peterson. 2003 Venkata Rao. Jaya. New Delhi: Friedich Ebert Stifftung.). Mishra & Shweta Mishra: Public Governance and Decentralisation. ref.). S. in India. in India. V. borrowing  Control and supervision – legislative. Mittal Publications. Kumar. Poonacha.: Urban Local self Govt. S. : A Hundred Years of Local Self Government in Assam. grants-in –aid. R. 1963 Paper 5D POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY-II Unit I :Elite theories of political power  Pareto  Mosca  Mitchell and C.independence period  74th amendment of the Constitution of India Unit II: Constitutional structure of urban local bodies – composition and function  Nagar Panchayat  Municipal Council  Municipal Corporation (spl. executive. 2001. R. Indiresan. 2002.Wright Mill Unit II :Political Change  Nature and causes of political change  Causes of revolution  Role of the army . New Delhi. S. Education for Women’s Empowerment. of India. New Delhi. Kabeer. N. Radha. 1993. (eds. Government of India. N. Off the Beaten Track. 2002. 2002. Kishwar. 2010Mishra. Lakshami Narain. V. Towards Equality – The Unfinished Agenda – Status of Women in India – 2001. 1999. Institutions. Anil D. P. National Policy for the Empowerment of Women. 1993. 1993. Govt. Boulder: West View Press. New Delhi: OUP.. Veena. Control and Personnel Administration  Sources of income – taxation. and Subrahmanian. : Local Govt. 1992. N. Spike and Runyan A. 1991. M. Sathe. judicial  Personnel Adminisration – features and types Reading: Prasad. Relations and Outcomes. Vibhuti et al (eds. National Commission for Women. Towards Gender Justice. Global Gender Issues.Movement in India. 2007 Maheswaari. 1995.. Guwahati Municipal Corporation Unit III:Role of Committees and commissions  District Planning Committee  Metropolitan Planning Committee  State Election Commission Unit IV: Finance. Paper 5C URBAN LOCAL GOVERNANCE Unit I: Evolution of Urban Governance  Pre-independence period  Post. Mittal Publications. Patel. Bombay. Bombay: SNDT. New Delhi: Konark. Gender within the Human Rights Discourse. Bani Prakash. Agra.

Louis:Political sociology. Collins 1970. 1990. Politics in India.Media Promoters and Publisher LTD.L . Manor.C 2002(reprint) Principle of modern political science. Jangan.Unit III : Concept of political Development  Meaning and nature of political development  Modernization and political development  Political culture and political development Unit IV: Bureaucracy. Coser. A: India’s Democracy: An Analysis of State Society Relation. New York. Rajni 1970 . Chibber.Political Sociology.orient Longman.: Democracy without Association: Transformation of the Party System and Social Cleavages in India.Satyabrata. Society and Politics  Bureaucracy.Sociology Themes and Perpectives. James: India’s Democracy. R T: A text book of sociology oxford and IBH Books. Paper 6 C DEMOCRACY IN INDIA-II Unit 1: Changing Nature of Democratic Politics in India  One Party Dominant System  Multiparty System  Coalition Politics Unit II: Federal Character of Indian Democracy  Decline of One Party System  Emerging Role of State Parties  Ethnic Parties Unit III: Socio Economic Determinates of India’s Democracy:  Poverty  Religion  Caste Unit IV: Decentralized Democracy  Democratic Decentralization as a concept  Panchayati Raj rd  73 Amendment References: Kothari.1980.Macmilan. Michigan. Rationality and Power  Bureaucracy and politics  Bureaucracy and society Select readings: Ashraf Ali and Sharma Political sociology . Paul: The Politics of India since Independence. Sterling publishers LTD. Princeton.1998 Sharma. Firman K. Orient Longman Limited. P.J.oxford univerasity press. 1999.Amal Kumar:Political sociology.1990 Mukhapadhya. Princeton. 2001. (ed): Democracy in India. 1994. N.K. Jayal. 1988.Ram Nath And Sharma.Micheal.1997(re-print). Johari. Chakraborty. Haralambos.Rajender K. Brass. New Delhi.2002. Kohli. Crick: Democracy: A Very Short Introduction .2003.

and Archana Upadhyay. 1999 Saksena.T Unit III : Emerging issues of human rights  Terrorism in NE India  Rights of Indigenous People  Environmental Issues – Narmada Bachao movement. New Delhi. Gauhati Univ. Chipko movement Unit IV: Human Rights of vulnerable groups  Women  Children  Minority Reading list: Sehgal. R. : Human Rights. Akansha Publishing House. Kunja (ed).C and National Commission for S.Bani Prakash. 1999 Hingorani. Guwahati. 1985 . New Delhi.1993 Unit II: Institutional Mechanisms for Protection of Human Rights  National Human Rights Commission and Assam Human Rights Commission  National Commission for Women  National Commission for S.: Manav Adhikar. Deep & Deep Publications.P. New Delhi. B. Bhupesh Malla and Ripima Buzarbaruah. 1999 Buzarbaruah. K. Oxford and IBH Publishing Company. (ed): Human Rights: Fifty Years of India’s Independence. Adil-ul. medieval and colonial period  Human rights and the Constitution of India  Protection of Human Rights Act.. WSRC.C. Human Rights in India.Paper 6D HUMAN RIGHTS IN INDIA Unit I: Origin and Development of Human Rights in India  Ancient. Gyan Publishing House.P. New Delhi. 2004 Medhi.(ed): Human Rights in India. 2006 Yasin.Singh. Status of Women & Social Change.