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KANNUR UNIVERSITY

B.A.POLITICAL SCIENCES SYLLABUS

PAPER 1: INDIAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS.

1.Constitutional Development in India. (Nature and Impact of British Imperialism; National


Movement: Govt of India Act 1935, Functioning of the Constituent Assembly and study on the
making of the constitution)

II. Ideological base of Indian Constitution (The preamble)

III. Individual and the State. (Fundamental Rights and Duties: Directive Principles of State Policy)

IV. Constitutional Amendment: (Procedure of amendment)

V. Governmental Set-Up.
1. Legislature: Powers and functions of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha, Legislature and Social change.
2. Executive: Role of the President, Prime Minister and the Union Cabinet.
3. Judiciary: Structure, Powers and Functions of High Courts and Supreme Court, Judicial Review.

VI. Federal Dynamics: (Features of Indian Federalism, Tension Areas: Co-operative Federalism)

VII. Parties and Party System (National and Regional Parties, Nature of Party system, Interest groups
and pressure Groups)

VIII. Electoral and Coalitional Politics. (Powers and functions of the Election Commission, Concept
and emergence of coalition politics in India).

IX. Decentralized Democracy (Panchayati Raj Institutions: Origin and Growth, Powers and
Functions, Problems and Prospects).

X. Indian Democracy: Major Challenges.


1. Case, Communalism & Secularism.
2. Criminalization of Politics
3. Politics of Reservation.
4. Regionalism.
5. Human Rights situation in India.
6. New Economic Policy.

Books Recommended:
Basu, Amrita and Atul Kohli (eds): Community, Conflicts and the State in India: OUP-new Delhi,
1998.
Baxi, Upendra and Bhikhu Parekh(eds): Crisis and change in Contemplorary India, New Delhi: Sage,
1995.
Berberoglu, Berch(ed): Class, State and Development in Idnia, New Delhi, Sage,1992.
Bhambhri, C.P. Indian Politics since Independence,
Brass, Paul R, Ethnicity and Nationalism, Theory and Comparison, Delhi, Sage 1991,, The Politics of
India since Independence, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Chandhoke, Neera: State and Civil Societ, New Delhi, Sage, 1995
Chandra, Bipin: Essays on Indian Nationalism, Delhi, Har Anand, 1992.
Chatterjee, Partha: The Nation and its Fragments: colonial and Post-Colonial Histories, Delhi:
OUP,1997.
K.T.Varkey: Indian Government and Politics, New Delhi Sterling, 1993
Gupta, Bhababi Sen India: Problems of Goernmance, New Delhi: Konark Publishers, 1996.
Hassan, Zoya, S.N.Jha etal(eds): The State Political Processes and Identity: Reflection’s on Modern
India, New Delhi: Sage: 1998.
Jalal, Ayesha: Democracy and Authoritarianism in South Asia:
A Contemporary Historical Perspective, New Delhi: Foundation Books, 1995.
Kanshik, Asha(Ed.): Democratic concerns: The Indian Experience, Essays in Honour of Prof.Iqba, 2
Volumes, Jaipur Aalekh publishers, 1994. ‘
Kaviraj, Sodipta: Politics in India, Calcutta: OUP,1997
Khan, Rasheeduddin: Feral India: A design for change, New Delhi: Vikas, 1992.
Khan Beviridared: India-Identity, Plurialism, Discord, New Delhi Har-Anand 1994.
Kohli, Atul: Democracy and discontent: Indian Growing Crisis of Governablity, New York:
Cambridge University Press 1992.
Kurian C.T: Growth and Justice, Aspects of India’s Development Experience, Madras: OUP,1992.
Mukkerji, Nirmal and Bellvleer Arora Federalism in India, Origin and Development, New Delhi:
Vikas 1992
Marain, Iqbal(ed): Secualirism in India, Jaipur.
Ray, Amal B.K. Chatterjee etal: Political Development and Constitional Change, New Delhi:
Vikas,1982.
Coach, James R India 2000: The Next Fifteen Years, Ahmedabad: Allied, 1987.
Satyamurthy.T.V.(Ed): State and Nation in the Context of Social change 2 Volumes, Delhi:
OUP,1994.
Seth, J.D.Character of the Indian State, A Non-Marxist Veiw, Shamble: Indian Insitute of Advanced
Studies, 1992.
Vanaik, Aehin: The Painful transituion: Bourigeois Democracy in India, London: verso, 1990.
Varsheney, Aslutosh(ed): The Indian Paradox, Essays in Indian Politics, New Delhi: Sage
Publications 1989.
2. Articles:
Acharya, Ashok: Civil Society and Liberal Norms, Seminar, No.456, August 1997.
Adiseshiah, Malcom: Decentralized planning and co-perative Federalism, Mainstream, Vol.XXX,
No.5, Oct.3, 1992.
Ahmed, Aijaz: Globalization and the National-State, Seminar No.437, Annual 1995.
Alam , Javeed: Masking Sense of the Election, Seminar, No.385, and Sept, 1991.
Alam Javeed: Is Caste Appeal Casteism Oppressed Castes in Politics EPW Vol.XXXIV.No.13
March, 27,1999.
Behid the Verdict, What kind of Nation are we EPW Vol.XXXI, No.25, June 22, 1996.
Amin, Samir: Globalization and Alternatives for a progressive and Demomcrati New Worlk, Indian
Journal of Human Rights Vol.1, No.2 Jul-Dec.1997.
Bandyopadhyay D: Economic Reform and the Constituona, Mainstream, Vol.XXXII, No.21, April,9,
1994.
Bhambhri C.P.: Indian State, Social Classes and Secualrism, Social Scientist Vol.22, Nos.5&6, May-
June 1994.
Bhambhri the Indian State: Journey from Intervention to Liberalisation. The Indian Journal of Poblic
Administration, Vol.XLIII, Jul.Spet.1997.
Bloomkvist Hans: Caste and Democracy Seminar. No.456, August,1997
Chanoy,
Kamal Mitra: Systems of Political thought, The Hindu Folio, Sept.12,1999.
Chandhoke, Neera: A Nationl Searching for a Narrative in Times of Globalization, EPW,
Vol.XXXIV, No. 18 May,1999.
Chatte3rjee, Partha: Securalism and Zoleration, EPW Vol.XXIX, No.28, July 9, 1994.
Chaturvedi, S.K.Electoral Reforms on Agenda, Indian Journal of Public Adminstration,
Jul,Spet.1991.
Dett, Ruddar: Economic Federalism, Autonomy and Accountability, The Radical Humanist, Vol.60
No.7 Oct.96.
Dewsarda, H.M: The Crisis of Governance, The Radical Humanist, Vol.61, No.5, Aug.1997.
Deshmukh, B.G: Prime Ministers Office, we cannot and Need not Do without it, The Indian Jounal of
Public Admn, Vol.XLIII, No. 3, Jul.Sept.1997.
Gill, Sucha Singh: State Democratic Movement and Human Riughts in India, Indian Journal of Juman
Rights Vol.1 No.2, Jul.Dec.1997.
Godhbole, Madhav: Bureaucracy at Cross Roads, Indian Journal of Public Administration, Vol.XLIII
, No.3, July-Sept.1997.
Kothari, Rajni: Globalisation- World Adrift, Alternatives Vol.22 No.2 Apre.June 1977.
Mhajan, Gurpreet: Civil Society and its Avtars, What happened to Freedom and Democrary Epw,
Vo.XXXIV, No.20 May,15, 1999.
*Goldblatt, Davi, David Hold Etal: Economic Globalization and the Nation
State: Shifting Balance of Power, Alternatives, Vol.22, nad No.3 Jul.Sept 1997.
Maheshwari, S.R.Reservation: Policy in India – Theory and Practice, Indian Journal of Public
Administration, Vol.XLIII No. 3, July,Spet.1997.
Mukherjee, Ramakrishna: Caste in it self, Caste and Class or Caste in Class, EPW, Vol. XXXIV, No.
27, July,3, 1999.
Nandy, Ashish: The Twlight of Certitudes: Secularism, Hindu Nationalism and Other Masks of
Enculturation, Alternatives Vol.22, No.2
Apre-June 1997.
Pai-Sudha Transformation- of Indian Party system – the 96 Lok Sabha elections, Asian Survey,
vol.XXXVI, No.12 Dec.1996.
Patnark,. Prabhat Nation-State in the Era of globalization, EPW Vol.XXX, No.33, 19 August,1995.
A note on the Political Economy of the Retreat of the State, Social Scientist, Vo.20, No.11, Nov.1992.
Rqaghavulu, C.V.Economic Policy in India from Centralises Planning to Liberalisatiuon, Indian
Journal of Public admn. Vol.XLIII, No.3, Jul-Spet. 1997.
Reddi, Easwara and S.Sundar Ram: Adminstering clean and elections in India, Indian Jounal of
Public Admn. Vol.XXXVII, No.3, Jul-Spet.1991.
Roy, Ramashray: What Ailas our electoral system India Journal of Public Administration
Vo.XXXVII, No.3, Jul-Sept.1991.
Saha, Anindya: The Indian Party System 1989-1999 The Seminar No.480, August 1999.
Shaya, Jainarayan: Justice and Judiciary in the 50 years of Independence.
The radical Humanist, Vol.60, No.12, March,1977.
Sathe S.P: Supreme Court, Parliament and the Constitutional 1 & II, EPW, Vo. VI Nos.34 & 35,
August 21-23, 1971.
“Towards Co-Operative Federation: Revisioning the Centre state relations,
The Radical Humanist, vol.60, No.8, Nov. 96.
Sau, Ranjit: The Two party Syndrome : Conservative Versus Liberal EPW, Vol. XXIV, No.33 14
August,1999.
Sheth, D.L: Caste The challenge of stratification in N.Ravi(ed) Madras The Hindu, 1997.
Singh, Randhir: Communalism in contemporary India: Some Theoretical considerations,
Mainstream, Annual 1992.
Sinha, Shivendra K: Judicial Activism A Ray of hope, The Radical Humanist Vol. 6, No.4, Jul.96.
Suresh H.: The Need of Redefine Federal Principles, The Radical Humanist Vol. 60, No.7 Octo.96.
Tikakar, Maneesh: The Federal the Regional and the Local in Indian Polity,
The Radical Humanist, Vo.60, No.7, Oct.96.
Tripathi. R.C: Functioning of Paliament in Idnia The Indian Journal of Public Administration,
Vol.XLIII, No.3, Jul-Sept 1997.
Varshney, Ashutosh: Three master narratives of Indian politics, seminar, Annual No.449, 1996.
Yadav Yogendra: Reconfiguration of Indian Politics: State Assembly elections 1993-95: EPW
vol.XXXI, Nos. 2 & 3, Jan 13-20-1996.

PAPER- II. COMPARATIVE POLITICS

PART A.

Unit 1- Theoretical back ground Nature, Evolution and Scope of Comparative politics

Unit II Constitutionalism and constitutions, - An overview of the constitutional of U.K.U.S.A.


Switzerland, France and China

Unit III Federalism and Political Process (USA, Canada, Switzerland and India).

Unit IV Socio – Political and Economic features of developing and developed countries.

PART B
Issues in Comparative Politics.

Unit I Executive- Legislative relationship, (UK, France, USA, India)


Unit II Nature of Judicial system (USA, France, India, UK. China).

Unit III Process of Amendment (USA, India, Switzerland)

Unit IV Electoral Process (uk, usa, France, India, Germany).

Unit V Coalitition Politcs (France, Germany, India) Party System in UK, USA, Chine, India.

Unit VI Issues in Contemporary Politics-Militarism, Terroorism, Religious-dundamentalism.

Reading List.

1. S.N.Ray: Modern comparative politics (prentice hall, New Delhi 1999).


2. Roner Charieton: Comparative Governments.
3. Lawrence C.Mayer: Redefining comparative politics (Sage, New Delhi, 1989)
4. R.H.Chilcate: Theories of comparative politics (West –view press, Oxford, 1994)
5. H.Scarrow: Comparative political analysis: An introduction (New York, Har)
6. Almound & Powell: Comparative politics today: A world view view (little Brown & Co., Boston
1992)
7. Peter Mark: West Eruopean Party systems (Press New York 1980)
8. John D Nagle: Introduction to Comparative Politics: political system performance in three worlds.
(Nelson-Hall publisher, 1992)
9. J.C.Johari: Comparative Political theory: New dimensions basic concepts and major trends
(Sterling, Delhi, 1987)
10. Deol: Comparative Government and politics.
11. Almond & Eoleman: The politics of the developing Areas (Princector, New Jersey,1960)
12. Sudaptakavira (Ed): Politics in indai (OUP Calcutta, 1992)
13. G.K.Roberts: The Government of France3 fifth republic.
14. Paul G.Le: The practice of Comparative politics: A reader (Longman New York, 1978)
15. Ralph D.Dahrendorf: Class and class conflict in Industrial society (Stanford University, 1959)
16. Roy C Macridis: Comparative Government.
17. K.John Vilson Lewis: Leadership in Communist China.
18. Harris Warden: China and the Third World Champion or (Challenger Croom Helm, London,
1986).
19. Hod Hagne M Harrop & Brostia: Comparative Govt., and Politcs. An introduction (Macmillan,
London, 1998)
20. H.Eckstein & D.Comparative Politics: A reader (Fee press, London, 1963)
21. Stephen V.Masma: Amercial Politics (The Dryder Press, illinoes, 1973).
22. Richard Watson: Promise and performance of American democracy.
23. Martin O Heisler (ed): Politics in Europe: Structures and Processes in some post Industrial
Democracies David Mckay & New York 1924.

Additional Reading:

1. Books:

Basu, Amrita and Atul Kohli(eds): Community, Conflicts and the State in India, Delhi, OUP 1998.
Baxi, Upendra and Bhikhu Parekh(eds) Crisis and change in Contemporary India, New Delhi: Sage,
1995.
Berberoglu, Berch (ed): Class, State and development in India, New Delhi, Sage, 1992.
Bhambhri.C.P. Indian Politics since Independence, Delhi, Shirpa, 1996.
Brass, Paul.R: Ethnicity and Nationalism Theory and Comparison Delhi:
Sage 1991., The politics of India since independence, Cambridge: Cambridge University press,1992.
Chandhoke, Neera: State and Civil Society, New Delhi Sage, 1995.
Chandra, Bipin: Essays on Indian nationalism, Delhi: Har Anand, 1992.
Chatterhee, Partha: The National and its fragments: colonial and Post-Colonial histories, Delhi: OUP,
1994.
“State and Politics in India, Delhi: OUP, 1997
“ a POSSIBLE India: Essays in politics, Delhi OUP, 1997.
Datta, Prabhat: Regionalisation of Indian Politics, New Delhi sterling, 1993
Gupta, Bhabani Sen Sen India: Problems of Governance, New Delhi, Konark publishers, 1996.
Hassan Zoya, S.N. Jhaetal(eds): The State, Politiccal processes and identity: Refection’s on Modern
India, New Delhi: Sage: 1989.
Jalal, Ayesha: Democracy and Authoritarianism in South Asia:
A Contemporary Historical perspective, New Delhi: Foundation Books, 1995.
Kanshik, Asha (ed): Democratic concerns: The Indian Experience, essays in Honour of Prof:Iqbal
Narain.2 Volumes, Jaipur: Aalekh publishers 1994.
Kaviraj, Sudipta: Politics in India, Calcutta: OUP 1997
Khan, Rasheeduddin: Federal India: A design for change, New Delhi:
Vikar, 1992.
Khan Bevirldared: Indian identify, plurialism, discord, New Delhi Har-Anand, 1994.
Kohli, Atul: Democreacy and discontent: Indian Growing Crisis of Govermability,
New York: Cambridge University press 1992.
Kothari, Rajni: Growing Ampnessia: An essay on poverty and Human Consciousness, New Delhi:
Viking 1993.
Kurian C.T. Growth and Justice, aspects of India’s development experience, Madras OUT, 1992.
Mukkerji, Nirmal and Bellvleer. Arora federalism in India, Origin and development New Delshi,
Vikas 1992.
Narain, Iqbal(ed) Secularism in India Jaipur, Classi, 1995.
Ray, Amal B.K> Chatterjee etal: Political development and Constitutional change, New Delhi: Vikas
1982.
Coach, James R India 200: Thenex fifteen years, Ahmedabad: Allied, 1987.
Satyamurthy.T.V.(ed) State and Nation in the contest of Social change 2 volumes, Delhi: OUP, 1994.
Seth.J.D. Character of the Indian State, A Non-Marxist view, Shamble: Indian institute of Advanced
Studies, 1992.
Vanaik, Aehin: The Painful Transition: Bourgeois democracy in India, London: Verso, 1990.
Varshney, Ashutosh(ed): The Indian Paradox: Essays in Indian Politics, New Delhi: Sage
publications 1989.

2. Articles:

Acharya Ashok: Civil Society and liberal norms, Seminar, No.456, August, 1997.
Adiseshiah, Malcom: Decentralized planning and co-operative federalism, Mainstream, Vol.XXX
No.5, Oct.3, 1992.
Ahmed, Aijaz: Globalization and the Nation-State: Seminar No.437, Annual 1995.
Alam, Jave3ed: Masking sense of the Election, Seminar, No.385, and Sept. 1991.
Alam Javeed: Is Caste appeal casteism Oppressed castes in politics EPW, Vol. XXXIV No. 13,
March, 27, 1999.
Behind the Verdict, What kind of a nation are we EPW Vol. XXXI, No.25, June,22, 1996.
Amin Samir: Globalization and Alternatives for a progressive and Democratic New World Indian
Journal of Human rights Vol.1, No.2 Jul-Dec. 1997.
Bandyopadhyay D: Economic reform and the constitution Mainstream. Vol. XXXII, No.21, April 9,
1994.
Bhabhriu C.P.: Indian State Social Classes and Secularism, Social Scientist Vol.22, Nos. 5&6 May-
June 1994.
Bhambhri the Indian State: Journey from intervention to liberalization.
The Indian Journal of Public Administration, Vol.XLIII, Ju-Sept.1997.
Bloomkvist, Hans: Caste and Democracy seminar, No. 456, Augsty, 1997
Chenory, Kamal Mitra: Systems of Political thought, The Hindu Folio, Sept.12,1999.
Chandhoke, Neera: A National searching for a Narrative in Times of Globalization , Jul,Sept 1991.
Datt, Ruddar: Economic federalism, autonomy and Accountability, The radical Humanist, Vol.60,
No.7 Oct.96.
Desarda, H.M: The Crisis of Governance, The radical Humanist, Vol.61, No.5, Aug.1997.
Deshmukh. B.G. Prime Ministers Office was cannot and need not do without it. The Indian Journal of
Public Admn. Vol. XLIII, No.3 Jul-Sept.1997.
Gill, Sucha Singh: State, Democratic movement and Human rights in India, Indian Journal of Human
rights Vol.1. No. 2, Jul- Dec.1997.
Godbole, Madhav: Bureaucracy at Cross roads, Indian Journal of Public Adminstration, Vol.XLIII,
No.3, July-Sept.1997.
Kothari Rajni: Globalization a World Adrift, Alternatives Vol.22 No.2 Apr.- June 1997.
Mahajan, Gurpreet: Vivil Soceity and its Avtars, what happended to freedom and Epw Vol XXXIV,
No. 20 May,15, 1999.
Goldhlatt, Davi, David Hold Etal: Economic Globalisation and the Nation.
State: Shifting balance of power, alternatives, Vol.22, and No.3, Jul-Spet, 1997.
Maheshwqari, S.R, Reservation Policy in India-Theory and practice , Indian Jouimal of Public
Administration, Vol.XLIII No.3 July-Sept.1997.
Mukherjee, Ramakrishna : Caste in itself, Caste and class or caste in class, EPW Vol.XXXIV, No. 27,
July,3, 1999.
Nandy, Ashish: The Twlight of Certitudes: Secularism, Hindu Nationalism and other masks of
Deculturation, Alternatives, vol.22, Nos, Apr-June, 1997.
Pai-Sudha Transformation – of Indian Party System-the 96 Lok Sabha elections, Asian Survey,
Vol.XXXVI, No. 12 Dec., 1996.
Patnark, Prabhat Nation-State in the era of globalization, EPW Vol.XXX. No. 33, 19 August,1995.
A note on the political economy of the retreat of the state, social scientist, Vol.20, No.11, Nov,1992.
Raghavulu.C.V, Economic Policy in India from Centralises planning to liberalization, Indian Journal
of Public admn, Vol.XLIII, No. 3, Jul- Sept.1997.
Reddi, Easwara and S.Sundar Ram: Administering clean and elections in India, Indian Journal of
public Amn,Vol.XXXVII, No.3, Jul-Sept. 1991.
Roy, Ramashray: What Ails our electoral system India Journal of Public Administration
Vol.XXXVII, No.3, Jul.Sept.1991.
Saha, Atindya: The Indian party System 1989-1999. The Seminar No.480, August,1999.
Shya, Jainarayan: Justiuce and Judiciary in the 50 years of Independence:
The radical humanist, Vol.60 No.12, March, 1977.
Sathe.S.P: Supreme Court, Parliament and the Constitution 1 & 11, EPW Vol.Nos.34 & 35, August
21-29, 1971.
Towqrds Co-Operative Federation: Revisioning the centre state relations, The Radical Humanist,
Vol.60 No.8 Nov.96.
Sau, Ranjit: The two party syndrome: Conservative Versus Liberal EPW Vo.XXXIV, No. 33, 14
August, 1999.
Sheth, D.L: Caste The challenge of stratification in N.Ravi9ed) Madras. The Hindu 1997.
Singh, Randhir: Communalism in contemporary India: Some Theoretical
Considerations, Mainstream, Annual 1992.
Sinha, Shivendra K: Judical Activism A ray of hope, The radical humanist Vo.6, No.4, Jul.96.
Suresh H: The Need to Redefine Federal principles, The radical humanist, Vol.60, No.7 Oct.96.
Tikakar, Maneesh: The Federal the Regional and the local in Indian polity,
The Radical humanist, vol.60, No.7, October,1996.
Tripathi, R.C. Functioning of parliament in India. The Indian Journal of Public Administration,
Vol.XLIII, No.3, Jul-Sept.1997.
Varshney, Ashutosh: Three Master Narratives of Indian Politics, Seminar, Annual No.449, 1996.
Yadav Yogendra: Reconfiguration of Indian Politics, State Assembly Elections 1993-95 EPW Vol.
XXXI, Nos. 2 & 3 , Jan 13-20, 1996.

PAPER III – POLITICAL THEORY

PART –I

I. Natural of Politics, Politics as a Pursuit of power and as a form of activity.


II. Development of Political Science-Classical and modern approaches-Philosophical, Legal,
Historical and institutional, Behavioural, Post-behavioral and Marxian approaches.
III. Inter-disciplinary perspective: political sociology, Political economy, Political Anthropology,
Political History, Political Psychology,
IV. State: Elements of the State-Origin of State (Evolutionary theory). Sovereignty: Monism and
pluralism.
V. Political System-Meaning-Input analysis and structural –Functional analysis-pressure groups,
political parties and public opinion. Legislature, Executive and Judiciary, Elections and voting
behaviour.
VI. Concepts-Rights, Liberty and Equality-Law and Justice
VII. Ideologies: Liberalism, Democracy, Socialism, Fascism.
PART –II

1. Classical Political thinkers:


a) Plato-The Republic, ideal state, Concept of Justice, Theories of Education and communism.
b) Aristotle-Origin, nature and ends of State, constitutional government the best state-Revolution

II. Modern thinkers : Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau

III. Utilitarianism : Bentham, J.S.Mill.

IV. Idealism. : Hegel, T.H.Green

V. Marxism : Kari Marx, Lenin, Mao

VI. Modern Indian thought : M.N.Roy, Mahatma Gandhi, Sree Narayana Guru, Dr.B.R.Ambedkar.

Books for reference:


1. Political Theory-Institutions and ideas – Amal Ray and Mohit Bhattachary (The Word Press).
2. An Introduction to Political theory – O.P. Gauba (Macmillan)
3. History of Political theory-Dunning-(Surjeet Publishing House)
4. Modern Political Theory-S.P.Varma (B Vikas)
5. Modern Political analysis- Robert Dahl.
6. Contemporary Political theory-J.C. Johari.
7. Comparative politics-Almond and powell.
8. Political Theories-Concepts and ideologies- B.C. Ront, (S.Chand & Co.).
9. A history of political theory – Sabine
10. Great Political thinkers-W.Ebenstein
11. History of Political thought-M.G. Gupta (Ahaitanya)
12. History of European political philosophy – D.R. Bhandari (Bangalore publishing Co.)
13. Gettel’s History of Political thought-Lawerence C-Wanlass (Surejeet)
14. Indian Political thinking in the 20” Century- A Appadorai (South Asian publishers)
15. Principles of political science-K.T. Varkey, Calicut University Central Co-Operative stores.
16. Marxism- An uncommon introduction-Bertall Collman (Sterling)
17. Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy, Joseph A Schumpeter (S.Chend)
18. Essays in pliitical theory-Frank Thakunrdas (Gitanjali)
19. Modern Indian Political thought – V.P.Varma.
Reading List.

1. Amal Ray and Mohit B.Battacharya: Political theory: Instructions and ideas (The world press,
private limited, Calcutta, 1988.
2. N.P.Barry: “ An introduction to Modern Political theory”
3. C.B.Macpherson: Life and times of Liberal Democracy
4. C.B.Macpherson: Democratic Theory: Essays in Retrieval (Oxford, 1973)
5. D.D.Raphel: Problems of Political Philosophy
6. S.P.Varma: Modern Political theory (Vikas, New Delhi, 1976)
7. W.Ebenstein: Great Political thinkers.
8. A Giddens: Capitalism and Modern Social theory.
9. C.B.Macpherson: The Political theory possessive individualism.
10. L.Strauss and J.Cropsey Eds: A History of Political Philosphy.
11. S. Wolin: Politics and Vision (Boston, 1960)
12. V.R.Mehta: Ideology, Modernization and Politcs in India.
13. Alan Swingewood: Marx and Modern Social Theory (London, Macmillan, 1975)
14. T.Pantham, and K.L.Deutsch, eds: Politcal thought in Modern India.
15. Bhikhu Parekh: Gandhi’s Political Philosophy.
16. Randhir Sigh: Rationalism, Romaniticism and Political theory, PPH, New Delhi, 1967.
17. N.Winthrop: Liberal Democratic theory and its Cristics.
18. A.D.Smith: Theories and Nationalism.
19. W.T.Bluhim: Theories of the Political System (London.1971)
20. I.Berlin: Four Essays on liberty.
21. M.J.Sandel: Liberalism and its Critics.
22. L.Kolakowski: Main current of Marxism (3 vols) Oxford Clarendon, 1978.
23. D.Mclellan: Marxism after Marx (Macmillan, London 1979)
24. O.P.Gauba: An Introduction to Political theory (3rd edition) (Macmillan India Ltd., New
Delhi.1995)
25. Subrata Mukherjee and Sushila Ramaswamy: A History of Political though Plato to Marx
(Prentice- Hall of Indian New Delhi 1999)
26. Andrew Hacker: Political Theory, Philosophy, ideology Science, (Macmillan Company, New
York, 1969)
27. Betrand Russell, Hisotry Western Philosophy (London, 1955)
28. Dante Germino: Modern Western Politcal Thought: Machia Velli to Marx (Chicago, 1972)
29. K.T.Varkey: Political Thought, Calicut University Central Co-Operative Stores.
30. Carew Hunt: The Theory and practice of communism.
31. M.Judd Harmen: Political thought: From plato to the present (Mcgraw-Hill Book Company New
York, 1964)
32. C.B.Macpherson: The Political Theory of possessive Individualism (Oxform, Clarenden, 1965)
33. L.Colletti: Rousseau to Lenin, (New York, Monthly review press, 1972)
34. John Plamenatz: Man and society (Longmans, 1965)

PAPER IV- PUBLIC ADMINSTRATION: THEORY AND PRACTICE.

1. Meaning Nature and scope of public administration, New Public


Administration. Importance of public administration approaches, role of public administration in
developed and developing societies: Development administration and comparative Public
administration, Politics – administration dichotomy.

2. Theories of organization-Scientific management, Bureaucratic theory, classical theory and Human


relations theory.

3. The Chief Executive as General Manager of Public administration. The POSDCORB view – its
limitations.

4. Principles of organization: Hierarchial Principle/Scalar process, Unity of command Delegation,


Span of control, leadership, co-ordination, Structure of organization-Line, Staff, Auxiliary agencies,
bases of departmental organization, Functions, process, clientle area or territory, public corporations,
public undertakings committee, Independent regulatory commissions.

5. Public policy: Relevance of policy making on public administration, theories of decision making
process, policy formulation and implementation.

6. Personal Administration-Bureaucracy, Rural Bureaucracy-Personnel agencies UPSC and PSCs in


India. Recruitment, Problems of Recruitment. Recruitment from within and from outside, merits and
demerits of each methods. Training different methods of training.

7. Financial administration-Preparation of Budget estimate-Enactment of Budget, Execution of the


Budget, Parliamentary control over Finance-Public Accounts Committee-Estimate Committee
Auditing – Computer and Auditor General.

8. Delegated legislation and administrative adjudiciation-Reasons for its growth in recent times-
Advantages and dis-advantages.

9. Development Administration-Theory and practice-changing role of District Collector with reference


to Kerala.

10. Village Panchayat: Peoplews planning Village Panchayath-Panchayathi Raj, Administrative


accountability, social Audit (Lokpal & Likayukth)

Reading List

1. A Avasti & S.Maheswari: Public Administration.


2. Rumki Basu: Public Administration: Concepts and theories.
3. C.P.Bhambri: Theory and practice of Public Administration.
4. Mahit Bhattacharya: Public Administration.
5. Felix Nigra: Modern Public Administration.
6. E.N.Gladdon: The Essentials of Public Administration.
7. F.Heady: Public Administration: A Comparative perspective.
8. Relevant issues of the Indian Journal of Public Administration, New Delhi.
9. M.P.Sharma: Theory and practice of public Administration.
10. H.A.Simon: Administrative Behaviour: A study of Decision making process in Administrative
Orgnaisations, (New York, Mac Millan, 1957)
11. D.Waldo: Public Administration, Calicut University Central Co-Operative Stores.
12. K.T.Varkey: Public Administration Calicut University Central Co-Operative Stores.
13. Henry Fayal: General and Industrial Management, London, 1955.
14. Elton Mayo: The Human Problems of Industrial Civilisation (Boston, Harward Business School
1946)
15. Chester Bernard: The functions of Executive, (Cambridge, Harward University Press, 1938)
16. Edward Weidner(ed): Development Administration in Asia, (Durham, Duke University Press,
1970)
17. Frid W Riggs: Administration in Developing Countries: The Theory of Primatic Society (Boston,
1964)
18. Frid W Riggs: The Ecology of Public Administration. (New Delhi, Asia publishing House, 1961)
19. Ramesh K.Arora(ed): Perspective in Administration. (New Delhi, Asia publishing House, 1961)
20. Ramesh K.Arora(ed): Perspective in Administrative theory, New Delhi, Associate publishers,
1979)
21. V.A. Pai Panandikar: Development Administration in India(Madras, MacMillan, 1974)
22. C.P.Bhambri: Administrators in a changing Society (Delhi 1978)
23. G.Ram Reddy(ed): Patterns of Panchayat Raj in India (Madras, Macmillan, 1977)
24. A.R.Tyagi: The Civil Services in a Developing Society, (Delhi, Sterling 1969).
25. R.B.Jain: Contemporary issues in Indian Administration.
26. Beetham: Max Weber and the Theory of Bureaucracy.
27. T.N.Chaturvedi and R.K.Arora, (ed): Administrative Theory.
28. Ramesh K.Arora: Comparative Public Administration.
29. R.K.Sapro: Development Administration.
30. Ravindraprasad(ed): Administrative Thinkers (Sterling 1989)

PAPER V. INTERNATIONAL POLITICS

1. Nature and scope of International Politics.

2. Aporaches to the study of International Politics: An Introduction-Realism Vs.idealism,


Traditionalism Vs.Scientism, systems theory, Gamatheory, Communication theory, Decision-making
theory and Marxist Neo Marxist approaches.

3. Ideology: What is ideology, Imperialism, neo-colonialism, Cold War, Post Cold War-impact on
International Politics.

4. State system and International Politics.

5. Power and National Power-elements of National Power, foreign policy, and Deplomacy.

6. Balance of Power, Collective security, International law, international organization, Regional


Orgnaization, United Nations.

7. a) Arms race and Disarmament. B) Global economic system: IBRDM IMF, GATT & WTO,
North South dialogue. The New International Economic Order (NIEO) .

8. India’s Foreign Policy. Non-Alignment, India and her neighbours, India and super powers, India’s
Nuclear Policy.

Reading List.

1. Calvocoressi, Peter: World Politics since 1945, London, 1982.


2. Calude, inis: Power and International relations New York, 1962.
3. Claude Inis Swords into Plowshares New York, 1964.
4. Deutsch, Karl: the Analysis of International relations, Prentice Hall, 1967.
5. Dougherty James & Robert Pfaltzgraft: Contending theories of International relations.
Philadelphia,1971.
6. Frankel, Joseph: Contemporary International theory and the Behaviour of States, New York, QUP,
1973.
7. Frankel, Joseph: International Relations in a changing World, London, Macmillan, 1976.
8. Goodrich, Leland: The United Nationals, New York, 1955.
9. Holst K.J.International Politics: A Framework for Analysis.
10. Kaplan Morton: System and Process in International Politics Princetorn, PUP 1969.
11. Knorr, Klaus & James Rosenan: Contending Approaches to International Politics, Princetorn,
PUP, 1969.
12. Dr.K.T.Varkey: International relations, Calicuty University Central Co-Operative Stores.
13. Morgenchan, Han, J: Politics among Nations, New Delhi, Kalyani Publishers, 1985.
14. Padleford Norman & George Lincoln: The Dynamics of International Politics, New York,
Mancillan, 1962.
15. Rosenau, James(ed): International Politics and foreign policy: A reader in research and theory,
New York, Fee press, 1969.
16. Said, Abdul(ed): Theory of International relations: The crisis of Relevance, Prentice Hall, 1969.
17. Sochuman, Prederick: International Politics, New York, MC graw Hill, 1969.
18. Schwarzenbergar, $George: Power Politics: an introduction to the study or international relations
and postwar planning London, Jonauathan Cape, 1941.
19. Sprout, Harold and Margaret Sprout: Foundations of International Politics Princetor, Van
Noztrand Company,1962.
20. Sullivan, Michael.P: International relations: Theories and Evidence. Englewood Cliffs, Presticse
Hall, 1976.
21. Van Dyke, Vemon: International Politics Vakils, Reffer and Simons, 1966.
22. Waltz, Kenneth: Theory of International Politics, reading, Addion Wesley, 1979.
23. Wright Quincy: The Study of International relations New York, Applletorn Century,1955.
24. Ziegler, David: War, Peace and International Polics, Boston, Little Brown 1977.
25. Hoffman, Stanley: The State of War, New York, Prsderick Paegar, 1965. Appadorai A:
Domestic roots of India’s Foreign Policy, Delhi, OUP,1971.
Appadoral.A: Select Documents on India’s Foreign Policy and relations: 1947-1972.
Appadorai and M.S.Rajan: India’s Foreign Policy and relations New Delhi, South Asian Publishers,
1985.
Bhambri.C.P. The Foreign Policy of India. New Delhi, Starling Publishers, 1987.
Bagchi, Amyakumar: Plitical Economy of under development Londo, Cambridge University Press,
1982.
Bandyopandhyaya J: The making of India;s foreign Policy Bombay, Allied publishers, 1989.
Benner, Jeffrey: Structure of decision: New Delhi, Sough Asian Publishers, 1984.
Barkes R.N . & M.S.Bedi: The Diplomacy in India: Indian Foreign Policy in the United Nations.
Stanford, Stanford University Press 1958.
Brecher, Michael: India and Workld Politics: Kirshna Menon’s view of the World, London, OUP,
1968.
Brines, Russel: Indo-pakistan conflict. London, Pall press, 1968.
Chopra.S(Ed): Studies in India’s Foreign Policy Awaitsan, GND University, 1980.
Cohen, Stephen Philip: The security of South Asia, New Delhi, Vistar, 1986.
Dutt, Srikant: India and the third World Altruism or Hegamony, London Zed Books, 1989.
George Timothy Etal: Security in South Asia: India and the Great Powers Aldershat, Gower, 1984.
Gupta, Sisir: Kashmir, A study in India-Pakistan relations. Bombay, Asia, Publishing, 1966.
Jackson, Robert: South Asian Crisis: India Pakistan Bangle Deab, London Chatto and Windus, 1975.
Jain: Nuclear India. New Delhi, Radiant, 1974.
Gai Singh Han: India and the Non-Aligned world, search for a new order.
‘Gettey, Nancy: India-China relations. Delhi, Radiant, 1979.
Gha, S.K.Indo-Nepalese relations: 1951-1972 Bombay, Vora,1972.
Harrison, Selig: India and the United States. New York, Mac Millan, 1961.
Hsimsath, Charles and Surjit Mansigh: A Diplomatic history of Modern India.
Mansingh, Surjit: India’s Search for power: Indira Gandhi’s foreign policy 1966-82. New Delhi,
Sage, 1982.
Misra.K.P. Janata’s foreign policy New Delhi, Vikas, 1979.
Misra.K.P. Sutudes in India’s foreign policy. New Delhi, Vikas.1969.

Subsidiary for English, Economics, History, Sociology, Geography,


Phychology, Philosophy, Malayalam, Functional English, Journalism of
Kannur University B.A. Degree Examination political science 2001
Admission onwards.

POLITICAL SCIENCE (SUBSIDIARY)

1. Political Science: Definition nature and scope, relation, with sociology, History, Economics,
Psychology.

2. Major Approaches to the study of political science: Traditional, Behavioural, Post behavioural,
system analysis structural-functional analysis, Marxian and Post-marxian analysis (Lenin, Mao,
Gramaci).

3. Modern State: Nation-State Nationality, Nationalism, Sovereignty, State & Civil Society, Liberal
Marxian, Pluralist theories of State.’

4. Political structure: 1) Government- Legislature, Executive, Judiciary. 2) Constitution-Federal,


Unitary, written, Unwritten, rigid, flexible, Parliamentary and Presidental (to be taught drawing
examples from Indian, American British and French Consitution).

5. Political Dynamics: Party System-Single, Two party and multiparty (Drawing examples from
India, USA, China and France). Election and Voting- Methods of Election-direct and indirect
election, Types of representation: Territorial and functional, representations of Minorities-various
methods.

6. Indian Political system: Ideological base of the Indian Constitution (Character of the Constitutent
Assembly, Clash of ideologies, liberal democratic, charcter of the Indian Constituion, Basic structure
of the constitution, Secularism, Federalism, Parliamentarism and socialism. Fundamental rights and
duties, directive principles, independence of judiciary.

7. Important Political concepts: Liberalism, Gandhism, Marxism & Fascism.

8. Global politics: Nature of the global system. Imperialism, neo-colonialism, North South dispute
NIEW (New International Economic order). Bretton wood Institutions, (IMF, World Bank and
W.T.O). United Nations and international peace, Non-alignment, Globalisation and its impact on
developing countries.
9. Administrative process: Development administration, Bureaucracy, administrative efficiency and
accountability, Human resource management (HRM) planning, (Centralized Vs decentralized).
Panchayatiraj institutions (PRIS) participation-Grassroof planning for development.

Reading List:

1.Amal Ray and Mohit Bhattachariya: Political theory: Institutions and ideas (The World press Pvt.,
Ltd., Calcutta, 1988)
2. O.P.Gauba: An introduction to political theory (3rd ed) Macmillan India Ltd., New Delhi 1995.
3.S.P.Varma: Modern political theory (Vikas, New Delhi, 1976)
4. N.P.Barry: An introduction to Modern Political theory
5. S.Wolin: Politics and vision Boston, 1960.
6. Randhir Singh: Rationalism, Romaniticism and Poltiical theory (PPB, New Delhi, 1967)
7.A.D.Smith: Theories of Nationalism.
8. I. Berlin: Four Essays on Liberty.
9. L.Kolakoshi: Main currents of Marxism (3 rols) Oxford, Clarendon, 1978.
10.Aln Swingewood: Mark and Modern social theory (London, Macmillan 1975)
11. Carew Hunt: The theory and practice of communism.
12. Dr.K.T.Varkey: Indian Constituion and Politics, Calicuty University Central Co-Operative
Society.
13. Moin Shakir: State and Politics in contemporary India Ajanta publications, New Delhi 1994.
14.T.V.Sathyamurthy (ed): State and Nation in the context of social change, Oxford University press,
delhi, 1994.
15. Rasheeduddin Khan: Bewildered India, Har Anand Publications, New Delhi, 1994.
16. Sudipta Kaqviraj(ed): Politics in India (Oxford University press, Chennal, 1997)
17.Nicholan.H.G: The United Nations as a political Institution, London OUP 1975.
18. R.B.Jain: Contemporary issues in Indian administration (Delhi, Vishal 1976)
19. B.K.Dey: Bureaucracy, Development and public management in India, (New Delhi Uppal 1979)
20. David Held: Political theory and the modern state (polity press, Oxford, 1984)
21. Joseph Tharamangalam: “The Perils of special development with out economic growth: The
Development Debacle of Kerala, India “Bulletin of concern Asia scholars.Vol.30, No.1, 1998.
22. K.K.George: Limits to Kerala model of Development, (Centre for development studies,
Monograph series 1993)
23. Richard W Franke and Barabara H.Chasin: Kerala Development though radical reforms, Promilla
& Company, New Delhi,1992.
24. Articles on Kerala model: EPW issue Sept.1-8-1990.
25. K.T.Ram Mohan: Understanding Kerala in the tragedy of Radical Scholarship. Monthly review,
Vo.43 No.7, 1997.
26. Chris Borwn: Understanding International relations (Mac Millan, Ny,1998)
27. Michael Nicholson: International relations a concise introduction (Mac Millan, Ny,1998)
28. Robert J Holton: Globalisation and Nations state (Mac Millan, New York, 1998)

Subsidiary for English, Economics, History, Sociology, Georgraphy,


Psychology, Philosophy, Malayalam, Functional English, Journalism of
Kannur University B.A.Degree Examination Political Science 2001
Admission onwards.

POLITICAL SCIENCE (SUBSIDIARY) INDIAN GOVERNMENT AND


POLITICS.

I. Constitutional development in India: (Nature and impact of British Imperialism, National


Movement, Government of India Act, 1935, Functioning of the constitutent assemebly and study on
the making of the constitution.

II. Ideological base of Indian constitution (The Preamble)

III. Individual and the State: (Fundamental Rights and duties, Directive principles of State policy)

IV. Constitutional Amendment: (Procedure of amendments)

V. Government Set-Up: 1) Legislature: Powers and functions of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha,
Legislature and Social change. 2) Executive: Role of the President, Prime Minister and the Union
Cabinet. 3) Judiciary: Structure, Powers and functions of High Courts and Supreme Court, Judicial
Review.

VI. Federal Dynamics: (Features of Indian Federalism, Tension Areas: Co-Operative Federalism)

VII. Parties and Party System: (National and Regional parties, Nature of party system, Interest groups
and pressure groups)
VIII. Electoral and Coalitional Poltiics: (Powers and functions of the Election commission, concept
and emergence of coalition politics in India)

IX. Decentralized Democracy: (Panchayati Raj Institutions: Origin and Growth, Powers and
functions, Problems and Prospects)

X. Indian Democracy; Major Challenges: 1) Caste, Communalism & Secularism, 2) Criminalisation


of Politics, 3) Politics of Reservation, 4) Regionalism, 5) Human Rights situation in India, 6) New
Economic policy.

Books Recommended:
Basu, Amrita and Atul Kohli (eds): Community, conflicts and the State in India: OUP-New Delhi,
1998.
Baxi, Upendra and Bhikhu (eds): Crisis and change in contemporary India, New Delhi: Sage 1995.
Berberoglu, Berch (ed): Class, State and development in Idnia, New Delhi: Sage, 1992.
Bhambhri.C.P: Indian Politics since Independence.
Brass, Paul R. Ethinicity and Nationalism- Theory and comparison, Delhi, Sage 1991 The Politics of
India since Independence, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Chandhoke, Neera: State and Civil Society, New Delhi Sage, 1995.
Chandra, Bipin: Essays on Indian Nationalism, Delhi: Har Anand, 1992.
Chatterjee, Partha: The Nation and Fragments: Colonial and Post- Colonial histories, Delhi, OUP,
1994. State and Politics in India, Delhi, OUP, 1997.
A possible India: Essays in politics, Delhi OUP, 1997.
K.t.Varkey: Indian Government and Politics, Calicut University Central Co-Operative Stories.
Datta, Prabhat: Regionalization of Indian Politics, New Delhi Sterling, 1993
Gupta, Bhababi Sen India: Problems of Governance, New Delhi: Konark Publishers, 1996.
Hassan, Zoya, S.N.Jha etal (eds): The State, Political Processes and Identity: Reflections on Modern
India, New Delhi: Sage 1989.
Jalal, Ayesha: Democracy and Authoritarianism in South Asia.
A contemporary Historical perspective, New DelhiL Foundation Books, 1995.
Kanshik, Asha(ed): Democratic concerns: The Indian Experience, Essays in honour of Prof, Iqbal 2
Volums, Jaipur: Aalekh publishers, 1994.
Kaviraj, Sudipta: Politics in India: A design for change, New Delhi: Vikas, 1992.
Khan Bevirldared: India-Identity, Pluralism, Descord, New delhi Har-Anand, 1994.
Kohli, Atul: Democracy and discontent: Indian Growing Crisis of Governability,
New York: Cambridge University Press 1992.
Kurian.C.T.: Growth and Justice, Aspects of India’s Development Experience, Madras OUP 1992.
Mukkerji, Nirmal and Bellvleer Arora Federalism in India, Origin and Development, New Delhi:
Vikas 1992.
Narain, Iqbal(ed): Secularism in India, Jaipur.
Ray, Amal B.K, Chatterjee Etal: Political Development and Constitutional change, New Delhi:
Vikas, 1982.
Coach, James R India 2000. The next Fifteen years, Ahmedabad: Allied, 1987.
Satyamurthy.T.V.(ed): State and Nation in the context of social change 2 Volumes, Delhi OUP 1994.
Seth, J.D. Character of the Indian State, A Non-Marxist View, Shamble: Indian Institute of Advanced
Studies, 1992.
Vanik, Aehin: The Painful transition: Bourgeois Democracy in India, London: verso, 1990.
Varshney, Ashutosh(ed): The India Paradom: Essays in Indian Politics, New Delhi: Sage
Publications 1989.
2. Articles:
Acharya, Ashok: Civil Society and Liberal Norms, Seminar, No.456, August, 1997.
Adiseshiah, Malcom: Decentralized Planning and Co-operative federalism, Mainstream, Vol.XXX,
No.5, Oct.3, 1992.
Ahmed Aijaz: Globalization and the Nation-State, Seminar No.437y, Annual 1995.
Alam, Javeed: Masking Sense of the Election, Seminar, No.385, and Sept,1991.
Alam, Javeeed: Is Caste appeal casteism Oppressed Castes in Poltiics EPW Vol.XXXIV. No.13
March, 27, 1999.
Behind The verdict, What kind of nation are we EPW Vol. XXXI, No.25, June22, 1996.
Amin, Samir: Globalization and Alternatives for a Progressive and Democratic New World, Indian
Journal of Human Rights Vol.1, No.2 Jul-Dec, 1997.
Bandyopadhyay D: Economic reforms and the constitution, Mainstream Vol.XXXII, No.21, April, 9,
1994.
Bhambhiri.C.P: Indian State Social Classess and Secualirism, Social Scientist Vol.22, Nos.5 & 6
May-Jun 1994.
Bhambhri the Indian State: Journey from Intervention to Liberalisation
The Indian Journal of Public Administration VOL.XIIII Jul,Sept.1997.
Bloomkvist, Hans: Caste and Democracy Seminar No.456, August,1997 Chenoy,
Kamal Mitra: Systems of Political thought, The Hindu Folio , Sept.12, 1999.
Chandhoke, Neera: A Nation searching for a narrative in Times of Globalization, EPW, Vol.XXXIV,
No.18 May,1999.
Chatterjee, Partha: Securalism and Zoleration, EPW Vo. XXIX, No.28, July,9 1994.
Chaturvedi, S.K: Electoral reforms on Agenda, Indian Journal of Public Administration
Jul,Sept.1991.
Datta, Ruddar: Economic Federalism, Autonomy and Accountability, The
Radical Humanist, Vol.60, No.7 Octo.96.
Desarda, H.M: The Crisis of Governance, The Radical Humanist, Vol.61, No.5, Aug.1997.
Deshmukh.B.G: Prime Ministers Office, we cannot and need not do without it, The Indian Journal of
Public Admn.Vol.XLIII, No.3 Jul-Sept,1997.
Gill, Sucha SAingh: State, Democratic Movement and Human Rights in India, Indian Journal of
Human rights Vol.I No.2, Jul-Dec.1997.
Godbole, Madhav: Bureaucracy at Cross Roads, Indian Journal of Public Administration, Vol. XLIII,
No.3 July, Sept, 1997.
Kothari, Rajni, Globalisation-A World Adrift, alternatives Vo.22, No.2, Apr.June,1977.
Mahajan, Gurpreet: Civil Soceity and its Avtars, What happened to Freedom and democracy EPW
Vo.XXXIV, No.20 May,15, 1999.
Goldblatt, Davi, David Hold Etal: Economic Globalization and the Nation
State: Shifting Balance of Power, Alternatives Vol.22, and No.3 Jul,Sept,1997.
Maheswari: S.R.Reservation Policy in India Theory and Practice, Indian Journal of Public
Administration, Vol.XLIII No.3, July-Sept.1997.
Mkherjee, Ramakrishna: Caste in it self, caste and class or caste in class, EPW Vo. XXXIV, No.27,
July,3 1999
Nandy, Ashish: The Twlight of Certitudes: Secularism, Hindu nationalism and other Masks of
deculturiation alternatives, vol.22 No.2 apr-June 1997.
Pai Sudha Transformation- of Indian Party system-the 96 Lok Sabha elections, Asian Survey, Vo.
XXXVI, No.12 Dec.1996.
Patnark, Prabhat Nation-State in the Era of globalization, EPW vol. XXX, No.33, 19 August 1995. A
Note on the Political Economy of the retreat of the State Social Scientist, Vol.20. No. 11, Nov. 1992.
Raghavulu. C.V: Economic policy in India from centralizes planning to liberalisatio, Indian journal of
public admn, Vol. XLIII, No. 3, Jul-Sept,1997.
Reddi, Easwara and S. Sundar Ram: Administering clean and elections in India, Indian Journal of
Public Admn, Vo.XXXVII, No.3, Jul-Sept.1991.
Roy Ramashray: What Ails our electoral system India Journal of Public Administration Vo. XXXVII,
No.3, Jul-Sept.1991.
Saha, Anindya: The Indian Party system 1989-1999. The Seminar No.480, August,1999.
Shaya, Jainarayan: Justice and Judiciary in the 50 years of Independency’. The Radical Humanist,
Vol.60 No.12, March, 1977.
Sathe, S.P: Supreme Court, Parliament and the Constitution 1&II, Qepw VOL. vi, Nos. 34 & 35,
August, 21-29-1971.
“Towards Co-Operative federation: Revisioning the centre state relations, The Radical Humanist,
Vol.60, No.8, Nov.96
Sau, Ranjit: The two party syndrome: Conservative Versus Liberal EPW, Vol.XXXIV, No. 3314
August,1999.
Sheth, D.L: Caste The Challenge of Stratification in N.Ravi(ed) Madras The Hindu 1997 Singh,
Randhir: Communalism in contemporary India: Some Theoretical considerations, Mainstream,
Annual 1992.
Sinha, Shivendra K: Judicial Activism, A ray of Hope, The Radical Humanist Vo. 6, No.4 Jul. 96.
Suresh H: The need to redefine federal principles, The Radical Humanist, Vo. 60, No.4, Jul.96.
Tikakar, Maneesh: The Federal the regional and the local in Indian polity, The Radical humanist, Vo.
60, No.7, Oct.96.
Tripathi.R.C: Functioning of Parliament in India The Indian Journal of Public Administration,
Vo.XLIII, No.3, Jul-Sept.1997.
Vashney, Ashutosh: Theree Master Narratives of Indian Politics, Seminar, Annual No.449, 1996.
Yadav Yogendra: Reconfiguration of Indian Politics. State Assembly elections 19930-95, EPW Vol.
XXXI, No.s2 & 3 January, 13-20, 1996.

Subsidiary for English, Economics, History, Sociology, Geography,


Psychology, Philosophy, Malayalam, Functional English, Journalism of
Kannur University B.A. Degree Examination Political Science 2001,
Admission onwards’

POLITICAL SCIENCE (SUBSIDIARY) PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION:


THEORY AND PRACTICE.

1. Meaning nature and scope of public administration, New public administration. Importance of
Public administration approaches, role of public administration in developed and developing
societies: Development administration and comparative Public administration, Politics-
administration dichotomy.

II. Theories of organization-Scientific management, Bureaucratic theory, classical theory and human
relations theory.

III. The Chief Executive as General Manager of Public Administration. The POSDCORB view-its
limitations.

IV. Principles of organization: Hierarchial Principle-Scalar process, Unity of command delegation


span of control, leadership, co-ordination Structure of organization-Line, Staff, Auxiliary agencies,
basis of departmental organization, Functions, process, clientle area or territory. Public corporations-
Public under takings committee, Independent regulatory commissions.

V. Public Policy: Relevance of Policy making on Public administration, theories of decision making
process, policy formulation and implementation.

VI. Person Administration-Bureaucracy, Rural Bureaucracy-Personnel Agencies UPSC and PSCs in


India. Recruitment, problems, of Recruitment, Recruitment from within and from outside-merits and
demerits of each method, Training –different methods of training.

VII. Financial Administration-Preparation of Budget estimate-Enactment of Budget Execution of the


Budget. Parliamentary control over Finance Public Accounts committee-Estimate Committee
Auditing –Conroller and Auditor General.

VIII. Delegated legislation and administrative adjudiciation-Reasons for its growth in recent times-
Advantages and dis-advantages.

IX. Development Administration-Theory and practice-Changing role of District Collector with


reference to Kerala.

X. Village Panchayat: People’s planning, Village Pnachayat-Panchayati Raj Administrative


accountability, Social Audit (Lokpal& Lokayukth)

Reading List:

1. A.Avasti & S.Maheswar: Public Administration.


2. Runki Basu: Public Administration concepts and theories.
3. C.P.Bhambri: Theory and practice of Public administration.
4. Mahit Bhattacharya: Public Administration.
5. Felix Nigra: Modern Public Administration.
6. E.N.Gladon: The Essentials of Public administration.
7. F.Head: Public Administration: A Comparative perspective.
8. Relevent issues of the Indian Journal of Public Administration, New Delhi.
9. M.P.Sharma: Theory and Practice of Public Administration.
10. H.A.Simon” Administrative Behaviour: A Study of decision making process in Administrative
organizations, (New York, Mac Millan, 1957)
11. D.Waldo: Ideas and Issues in Public Administration.
12. K.T.Varkey: Public Administration, Calicut Univesity Central Co-Operative stores.
13. Henry Fayal: General and Industrial management, London, 1955.
14. Elton Mayo: The Human Problems of Industrial civilization.
(Boston, Harward Business School, 1946)
15. Chester Bemard: The functions of Executive, (Cambridge, Harward University press, 1938)
16. Edward Weidner(ed): Development Administration in Asia.
(Durham, Duke University press, 1970)
17. Frid W Riggs: Administration in developing countries: The theory of Primatic Society (Boston,
1964)
18. Fried W.Riggs: The Ecology of Public Administration (New Delhi, Asia Publishing house, 1961)
19. Ramesh K.Arora(ed) : Perspective in Administrative theory, New Delhi, Associate publishers,
1979)
20. V.A.Pai Panandikar Development Administration in India (Madras, Mac Millan, 1974)
21. V.A.Pai Panandikar: Bureaucracy and development administration, (New delhi, Centre for Policy
research, 1978)
22. C.P.Bhambri: Administrators in a Changing society(Delhi,1978)
23. G.Ram Reddy(ed): Patterns of Panchayat Raj in India (Madras, Mac Millan, 1977)
24. A.R.Tyagi: The Civil Services in a developing society, (Delhi, Sterling 1969)
25. R.B.Jain. Contemporary issues in Indian Administration.
26. Beetham: Max VWEber and the theory of Bureaucracy
27. T.N.Chatuvedi and R.K.Arora(ed): Administrative theory.
28. Ramesh K.Arora: Comparative Public Administration.
29. R.K.Sapro: Development Administration
Ravindra Prasad (Ed): Administrative Thinkers (Sterling, 1989)

ELECTIVE I MASS MEDIA SOCIETY AND POLITY.

I. Public Opinion and fourth estate.

II. Political behaviour and Political Socialization.


III. Political Participation, Political Culture and Political modernization-role of media in shaping these
aspects.

IV. Theories and realities relating to the freedom of press.

V. Constitutional foundation of the press. Article 19.

VI. Acts relating to media-press laws, Rights, duties and liabilities of proprietor, publisher, editor,
author and contributor.

VII. Press Council of India.

VIII. Electronic possibilities-media and society. (Cinema, T.V., Radio, Software revolution)

IX. Press and upbringing of downtrodden people.

ELECTIVE II. HUMAN RIGHTS IN INDIA.

Unit.I.
Human Rights: Conceptualisation, origin and growth.

Unit II
Approaches to Human Rights: Liberal-Democratic and Marxist traditions.

Unit III.
United Nations and Human rights: Universal declaration of Human Rights.

Unit IV
Human Rights under the Indian constitution: Fundamental Rights and directive principles of state
policy.

Unit V.
Human Rights instrumentalities: Judiciary and National Human Rights Commission.
Unit VI.
Police and Human Rights.

Unit VII
Bureaucracy and the enforcement of Human Rights.

Unit VIII.
Women, Children and Human Rights.

Unit IX
Dalits and Human Rights situation in India.

Unit X
Human Rights Movements in India: Problems and prospects.

Books Recommended:

1. Agarwal R.S. (1978), Human Rights in the Modern world-New Delhi: Chetana Publications).
2. Batra T.S.(1979). Human Rights: A Critque (New Delhi Metropolitan Books)
3. Baxi, Upendra (1987). The Right to be human (New Delhi: Lancer International)
4. Baxi Upendra (1994) Inhuman wrongs and human rights: Unconventional Essay New Delhi, Har
Anand.
5. Gopalan.A.K, Kerala: past and present, Lawrence and Wishart, London, 1959.
6. Hersing Ronald J.Land to the tiller: The Political Economy of Agrarian reform in South Asia,
OUP, New Delhi,1983.
7.Urmila Phadnis - Ethnicity and Nation Building in South Asia. Jagdish Bhagwati (Ed) -The New
International Economic Order: The North-South debate.
8.A Brewler : Marxist Theories of imperialism a critical servey.
9.Ash Narain Roy. : The Third World in the age of Globalisation, requires a new agenda,(Madhyam
Books, Delhi, 1999)
10.Samir Amin. : Capitalism in the age Globalisation-The Managmenet of Contemporary Soceity
(Madhyam Books, 1997)
11.N.Ram : Riding the Nuclear Tiger (Leftword Books New Delhi, 1999)
12. Praveen Swami. : The Kargil War (Left word Books, New Delhi 1999)
13. B.Mohanan & Quest for a just world order (Essays in
14. P.Sukumaran Nair In honour of K.Raman Pillai ISDA publications, Tvm., 1999.
15. Samir Amin Specters of Capitalism A Critique of Current intellectual fashions Rain Bow
publishers Ltd., Delhi 1999.
16. A.G.Frank. : Capitalism and under development in Latin Amerca.

ELECTIVE IIII. DELENTRALISATION AND PARTICIPATORY


DEMOCRACY.

1. Theories of Democratic Decentralisation (Western, Socialist and Gandhian) Participatory


Democracy-Conceptual definition.

2. Concept of Development, development debate, major ideologies (Capitalist, Socialist, Gandhian


and Mixed economy)

3. Developmental Issues (Poverty, inequality, regional disparity, rural class structure, gender and Dalit
issues)

4. Poltics-Administration interface (nature of grass-root level politics and representative bureaucracy,


committed bureaucracy.

5. Decent4ralised planning (Centralised vs.Decentralised, and participatory planning)

6. Leadership at the grass-root level (Rural elites, caste-class dimensions, political recruitment,
political participation-Gender, dalit issues, and concept of empowerment).

7. Decentralized Administration (Study of three-tier administrative system)

8. Rural Management (Main concepts in rural manage4ment, Human Resource Development,


importance of integrated management).

9. Peoples Planning Programme in Kerala (Theory and practice of peoples planning, critique of
peoples planning).

ELECTIVE IV. RESEARCH METHODOLLOGY AND COMPUTER APPLICATION.


I. Process and methods of using empirical research-Research based on actual objective observation of
phenomena, developing scientific knowledge Interdisciplinary research.

II. Formulation of research problem-Building blocks of social science research. Formulating


hypothesis-types of hypothesis-charateristics of good hypothesis-Concepts and Varables.

III. Research Design-Characteristics of good Reserac\rch Design. Sampligng-types-simple-random.


Systematic samples-stratufied samples. Proportionate sampling –cluster sampling.

IV. Survey Reserarch and elite interview. Types of data collection. Techniques-Questions of
interview.
V. Literature and document analysis.

Books:
1. Research methods of Social Science-BAV.Sharma.
2. Political Science research methods-Jannet Buttolph Johnson-Richard A Joslyn.Prentice Hall of
India 1989.
3. Methodology and Techniques of Social Reserarch (Kimalaya) Wilkinson and Bhandakar.’
4. Approaches to Social Research-Bryce Singleton Jr.eted (Oxford)

Computer Application.
1. Introduction to Computers (Awereness about Computers an Programming). History of Computers,
Computers Generation –Types of Computers based on spread and size-Representation of information
bits and bytes-Number system. (Binary, decimal etc. Conversion of one system to the another) –
characteristics and use of computers.

2. Introduction to operating system. Functions of Operating system-Types of Operating system.


Comparative Study of MS DOS & UNIX Operating system. Introduction to Windows.

3. Microsoft Excel-Spreadsheet-working with a spreadsheet-Editing, saving, printing, copying and


selecting a worksheet-creating graphs-saving, copying graphs etc.,

4. MS Word- The document Window-Creating document-Opening document-saving document-


formatting and printing document.
5. Introduction to E-Mail and messaging-Formation of Website, understanding the benefits of Internet
(E-commerce etc.,)

ELECTIVE V PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS.

Unit I:
Public Policy: Meaning, definitions, types, nature and scope of public policy.

Unit II.
Evolution of the study of public policy: From Europse, America and Asia-A brief survey.

Unit III.
Major approaches to the study of public policy: Political Economy Approach, Institutional approach,
system approach, Group theory, Elite theory, rationalism, Incrementalism, Game theory.

Unit IV.
Public Policy and role of Bureaucracy.

Unit V:
Public Policy and Democracy: Rule of Political Parties, Interest groups, Political elites, NGOs etc.,

Unit VI.
Policy formulation and policy Implementation stages: Action and Processes, policy making in action.

Unit VII.
Public policy Evaluation: The need, methods, Issues-Policy oriented evaluations.

Unit VIII.
Identifying specific public policies in India: Population Policy, Agricultural Policy, Environmental
Policy, Welfare Policy, Health Policy, Educational Policy, Energy Policy, Defence and foreign policy.

Unit IX.
The Public Policy experience in Kerala: Kerala Model of development: Land Reforms,
Decentralization, Education, Health, Science and Technology, Rural Development.
Unit X
Assessing the Impact of Public policy: Evaluation and feed back, limits and problems in policy
experimentation.

Books Recommended:

1. Peter W House: The art of Public policy analysis-Sage, London, 1982.


2. Arnold J Heiden Heimer et. Al: Comperative Public Policy: The politics of social choice in Europe
and America-Macmillan press, New York, 1996.
3. Pradeep Saxene: Public Policy Administration and Development Printwell, Jaipur, 1988.
4. Thomas R ye: Understanding Public Policy-Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 1978.
5. Fred M Frohoc: Public Policy: Scope and logic-prentice Hall, New Jersey, 1979.
6. V.K.Agrihotri (Ed): Public Policy: Analysis and design-concept publishing house, New Delhi,
1995.
7. Alfred C Tandan: Policy Implementation in India: A Case study, Vikas, New Delhi,1996.
8. R.S.Ganapathy et al: Public policy and policy analysis in India-Sage, California, 1985.
9. Ishwar Dayal et al: Dynamics of Formulating Policy in Government of India concept publishing
house, Delhi 1976.
10. W.J.Keefe: Parties, politics and public policy in America, The Drydenpress, Illinois, 1926.
11. W.I. Jenkins: Policy Analysis: A Political and organizational perspective-Martin Robertson &
Co-London, 1978.
12. S.N.Ray: Modern Comparative Politics (Prentice Hall, Delhi, 1999)