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First Year

MPS-001 Political Theory [Download]

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Unit14 Political Violence
Unit13 Civil disobedience and Satyagraha
Unit12 Legitimation and Obligation
Unit11 Power and Authority
Unit10 State and Civil Society:
Unit9 Sovereignty
Unit8 Citizenship
Unit7 Idea of Duty
Unit6 Justice
Unit5 Equality
Unit4 Liberty
Unit3 Rights
Unit2 Democracy
Unit1 What is political theory and why Study it?
Unit29 Political Theory in a Globalising World
Unit28 Communitarianism and Civic Republicanism
Unit27 Gandhism and Pacifism
Unit26 Feminism
Unit25 Fascism
Unit24 MultiCulturalism
Unit23 Nationalism
Unit22 Fundamentalism
Unit21 Conservatism
Unit20 Socialism
Unit19 Lukacs, Gramsci and the Frankfurt School
Unit18 Marx,Lenin and Mao
Unit17 Libertarianism
Unit16 Welfare State
Unit15 Classical Liberalism

MPS-002 International Relations: Theory and Problems [Download]

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Unit1 Realist and NeoRealist Approaches
Unit2 Liberal and NeoLiberal Approaches
Unit3 Marxist and Other Radical Approaches
Unit4 NeoRadical Approaches
Unit5 PostStructuralist and PostModernist Approaches
Unit6 Feminist Approaches
Unit7 Environmental Approaches
Unit8 Worldviews from Asia, Africa and Latin America
Unit9 End of Cold War
Unit10 PostCold War Issues
Unit11 Emerging Powers
Unit12 Regional Groupings
Unit13 Globalisation
Unit14 International Inequities
Unit15 Elements of International Economic Relations
Unit16 Management of International Relations
Unit17 India in the New Global Order
Unit18 Right to SelfDetermination
Unit19 Intervention/Invasion
Unit20 Nuclear Proliferation
Unit21 International Terrorism
Unit22 Role of Science and Technology in International Relations
Unit23 Inequality among Nations
Unit24 Global corporatism and state Sovereignty
Unit25 Human Rights and International Trade
Unit26 Changing Nature of American Power
Unit27 China as an Emerging Power
Unit28 Emergence of Central Asian Republics
Unit29 Ethnic Resurgence and ‘Identity’ Wars
Unit30 Aboriginal/Indigenous Movements
Unit31 Displacement of population: Intrastate and interstate
Unit32 Transnational Movements: Cultural and Civilization
Unit33 Role of NGOS
Unit34 The Concept of Justice in International Relations
Unit35 Human Security

MPS-003 India: Democracy and Development [Download]

Unit1 Legacy of National Movement With Reference To Development, Rights and Participation
Unit2 Debate on Models of Development
Unit3 Constitution and Social Transformation
Unit4 Diversity and Pluralism
Unit5 Inequality: Caste and Class
Unit6 Political Economy of Development
Unit7 Structure and Growth of Economy (Poverty, Surplus and Unevenness)
Unit8 Legislature
Unit9 Bureaucracy, Police and Army
Unit10 Legal System and Judiciary
Unit11 Federalism
Unit12 Devolution of Powers and Local SelfGovernment
Unit13 Political Parties and Political Participation
Unit14 Workers and Peasant Movements in India
Unit15 Media and Public Policy
Unit16 Interest Groups and Policy Making
Unit17 Identity Politics in India (Caste, Religion, Language and Ethnicity)
Unit18 Civil Societies: Social Movements, Ngo’s and Voluntary Action
Unit19 Human Development: Health, Education and Social Security
Unit20 Gender and Development
Unit21 Regional Imbalances
Unit22 Migration and Development
Unit23 Environment and Sustainable Development
Unit24 Economic Reforms and Globalisation
Unit25 Religious Politics
Unit26 Ethnicity and Nation State
Unit27 Democracy and Development in India: An Assessment

MPS-004 Comparative Politics: Issues and Trends [Download]

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Unit15 State Building And Constitutionalism
Unit14 Nationality and SelfDetermination
Unit13 Colonialism and AntiColonial Struggles
Unit12 Forms Of Nationalism
Unit11 Nationalism: Approaches
Unit10 Transnational/Multinational Corporations and State
Unit9 International Organisation and State
Unit8 Regional Integration and State
Unit7 Globalisation and the State
Unit6 Civil Society and the State
Unit5 State in Developing Societies: Asian, Africanand Latin American Experiences
Unit4 Theories of State
Unit3 Comparative Approaches: Political Economy, Dependency and World Systems
Unit2 Comparative Approaches and Methods: System, Structural, Public Policy
Unit1 Comparative Politics: Nature, Significance and Evolution
Unit16 Ethnicity Politics And State Narang, A.S.
Unit17 Politics of Community Identities Singh, Gurnam
Unit18 Ethnic Movements Narang, A.S.
Unit19 Political Regimes Jain, R.B.
Unit20 Bureaucracy Jain, R.B.
Unit21 Military In Politics Jain, R.B.
Unit22 Federalism: Patterns and Trends Khan, Arshi
Unit23 Parties and Party Systems Khanna, V. N.
Unit24 Interest Groups, Pressure Groups and Lobbying Khanna, V. N.
Unit25 Poverty and Human Development Ambatkar, Sanjay
Unit26 Gender and Development Menon, Nivadita
Unit27 Environment Singh, Amita
Unit28 Science, Technology and Politics Sondhi, Sunil
Unit29 Decentralisation and Participation Bhattacharya, Mohit
Unit30 Human Rights Vijapur, Abdul Rahim P.

Second Year

MED-002 Sustainable Development: Issues and Challenges [Download]

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Block-1 Introduction to Sustainable Development

Unit-1 What is Sustainable Development
Unit-2 Parameters of Sustainable Development
Unit-3 Approaches to the Study of Sustainable Development
Unit-4 Issues and Challenges

Block-2 Developmental Issues

Unit-5 Natural Resource Exploitation
Unit-6 Patterns of Industrialisation
Unit-7 Inequitable Growth
Unit-8 Global and Regional Dimensions

Block-3 Initiatives Towards Sustainable Development

Unit12 Civil Societies and Community Initiatives
Unit11 Global Initiatives
Unit10 Regional Initiatives
Unit9 State Initiatives

Block-4 Strategy for Sustainable Development

Unit16 Cooperation and Partnership
Unit15 Innovative Practices
Unit14 Harness Technology
Unit13 Community Knowledge

MED-008 Globalisation, Environment and Development [Download]

Block-1 Global Concerns

Unit4 MNCs, TNCs and Developing Countries
Unit3 Manmade Disasters
Unit2 Environmental Calamities
Unit1 Environmental Dimensions of Globalisation

Block-2 Global Responses

Unit9 South Asian Response to Environmental Concerns
Unit8 Environment in Multilateral Perspectives
Unit7 Role of the United Nations Agencies
Unit6 International Environmental Laws and Agreements
Unit5 International Summits and Declarations

Block-3 Global Movements and Experiences

Unit-10 Non-Governmental Agencies Initiatives

MGP-004 Gandhi’s Political Thought [Download]

Block-1 Gandhi on State and Nation

Unit4 Gandhi’s concept of Nationalism
Unit3 Gandhi’s views on Democracy (Gramswaraj)
Unit1 Introduction to Gandhian Political Thought
Unit2 Gandhi’s views on State and Citizenship (Ramrajya)

Block-2 Individual and the State

Unit5 Rights and Duties
Unit6 Means and Ends
Unit7 Liberty and Equality
Unit8 Power and Authority

Block-3 Political Ideologies

Unit9 Gandhi’s views on Colonialism and Imperialism
Unit10 Gandhi’s views on Liberalism and Constitutionalism
Unit11 Fascism
Unit12 Gandhi’s views on Socialism and Marxism

Block-4 Peace by Pacific Means

Unit13 Gandhi on Structural Violence
Unit14 Satyagraha as a Means of Conflict Resolution
Unit15 Gandhi on Pacifism
Unit16 World Order

MGPE-007 Non-Violence Movements after Gandhi [Download]

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Block-1 Introduction to Non-Violent Movements

Unit-1 Post-Gandhian Scenario
Unit-2 Leadership and Organisational Patterns
Unit-3 Dynamics, Strategies and Outcomes
Unit-4 Social and Ecological Issues

Block-2 Re-Articulation of Social Movements

Unit-5 Bhoodan Movement
Unit-6 Total Revolution
Unit-7 Prohibition Movements
Unit-8 Farmers’ Movements

Block-3 Environmental Movements

Unit-9 Chipko Movement
Unit-10 Narmada Bachao Andolan/Tehri Dam
Unit-11 Silent Valley
Unit-12 Water Conservation Movement

Block-4 Global Non-Violent Movements

Unit-13 Civil Rights Movements in the United States
Unit-14 Green Peace Movements in Europe
Unit-15 Anti-Apartheid Movement in South Africa
Unit-16 Solidarity Movement in Poland

MGPE-008 Gandhian Approach to Peace and Conflict Resolution [Download]

Block-1 Gandhian Perspectives on Peace

Unit-5 Understanding Sources of Conflict
Unit-6 Approaches to Conflict Resolution
Unit-7 Gandhian Approach to Conflict Resolution
Unit-8 Applications of Gandhian Approach to Peace and Conflict Resolution (Case Studies)

Block-2 Gandhian Approach to Conflict Resolution

Unit-5 Understanding Sources of Conflict
Unit-6 Approaches to Conflict Resolution
Unit-7 Gandhian Approach to Conflict Resolution
Unit-8 Applications of Gandhian Approach to Peace and Conflict Resolution (Case Studies)

Block-3 Gandhian Techniques of Conflict Resolution

Unit9 Fasting
Unit10 Strike
Unit11 Dialogue and Negotiation
Unit12 Mediation and Reconciliation

Block-4 Application of Gandhian Techniques (Case Studies)

Unit-13 Noakhali
Unit-14 North-East/Kashmir
Unit-15 Sri Lanka/Palestine
Unit-16 Tibet/Myanmar/Bhutan

MGPE-010 Conflict Management, Transformation and Peace Building [Download]

Block-1 Conflict Analysis

Unit1 Nature of Conflicts
Unit2 Sources of Conflicts
Unit3 Methods of Conflict Analysis
Unit4 Conflict Assessment and Prognosis

Block-2 Conflict Management

Unit5 Responses to Conflicts
Unit6 Objectives of Conflict Management
Unit7 Methods and Techniques
Unit8 Case Studies (Punjab and Nagaland)

Block-3 Conflict Transformation

Unit9 Approaches and Perspectives
Unit10 Theories of Conflict Transformation (Johan Galtung, Lederach and Gene Sharp)
Unit11 Gandhian Vision
Unit12 Case Studies (Champaran and South Africa)

Block-4 Peacebuilding

Unit-13 Meaning and Significance of Peace Building –
Unit-14 Approaches to Peace Building –
Unit-15 Post-Conflict Re-construction and Rehabilitation –
Unit-16 Case Studies Afghanistan

MGPE-011 Human Security [Download]

Block-1 Understanding Human Security

Unit-1 Defining Human Security –
Unit-2 Human Development, Rights and Security –
Unit-3 Human Security and Peace Building –
Unit-4 Gandhian Vision of Human Security

Block-2 Threats to Human Security

Unit5 Structural Violence (Economic, Social, Political)
Unit6 State Violence (Terrorism, Dictatorship Military etc.)
Unit7 NonState Violence (Terrorism)
Unit8 Disaster and Displacement

Block-3 Safeguards to Human Security

Unit-9 Food Security
Unit-10 Unorganised Labour (Rural and Urban) –
Unit-11 Empowerment of the Marginalised (Women, Children etc.) –
Unit-12 International Cooperation and Security

Block-4 State of Human Security

Unit13 Measuring Human Security
Unit14 Global State of Human Security
Unit15 Human Security in South Asia
Unit16 Human Security in India

MGPE-013 Civil Society, Political Regimes and Conflict [Download]

Block-1 Civil Society: Concepts and Perspectives

Unit1 Understanding Civil Society
Unit2 Elements of Civil Society
Unit3 Civil Society: Local and Global
Unit4 Gandhi and Volunteerism

Block-2 Civil Society and the State

Unit5 Civil Society and State: An Interface
Unit6 Civil Society in Globalised Market
Unit7 Civil Society and Political Regimes
Unit8 Civil Society, Resistance and Protest

Block-3 Civil Society and Peace Building

Unit9 Global Peace Movements
Unit10 Role of NGO’s in Peace Process
Unit11 Human Rights and Culture for Peace
Unit12 Peace Movements in India

Block-4 Gandhi and People’s Power

Unit13 Gandhi, Capacity Building and Empowerment
Unit14 Grassroots/People’s Initiatives
Unit15 Mobilising Voluntary Action
Unit16 Gandhian Civil Society for Global Peace

MPSE-001 India and the World [Download]

Unit1 Evolution of India’s Worldview
Unit2 Approaches to the Study of India’s Foreign Policy
Unit3 Objectives and Determinants
Unit4 Decision marking Institution
Unit5 Policy Development Process
Unit6 India’s Foreign Policy: An Overview
Unit7 U.S.A.European Union
Unit8 Russia, China and Japan
Unit9 India and its Neighbours
Unit10 India and South East Asia
Unit11 India and Central and West Asia
Unit12 India, latin America and Caribbean
Unit13 IndiaAfrica Relations
Unit14 PoliticoSecurity Issues:
Unit15 Economics Issues
Unit16 SocialCultural Issues
Unit17 Political and Diplomatic Issues

MPSE-002 State and Society in Latin America [Download]

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Unit1 Colonial Legacy
Unit2 Resource Endowment and the Impact on Social and Economic Formations
Unit3 II. Resource Endowment and the Impact on Social and Economic Formations
Unit4 Political Traditions and Political Culture
Unit5 Inwardlooking Development Strategies
Unit6 Economic Liberalisation and Global Dependence
Unit7 Current Discourse on State and Market
Unit8 Populist Movements and Regimes
Unit9 Agrarian and land Rights Movements
Unit10 Church and Social Transformation in Latin America
Unit11 Revolutionary Movements and Social Change
Unit12 Democratic transitions:Patterns, mechanisms and Processes
Unit13 Democratic Constitutions and Institution Building
Unit14 Civil Society and ‘New’ Social Movements
Unit15 Military in Politics
Unit16 Regionalism in Latin America
Unit17 Latin America and the Developing Countries
Unit18 Latin America and the Developed Countries/regions

MPSE-003 Western Political Thought (Plato to Marx) [Download]

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Unit1 Significance of Western Political Thought
Unit2 Plato
Unit3 Aristotle
Unit4 St. Augustine & St. Thomas Aquinas
Unit5 Niccolo Machiavelli
Unit6 Thomas Hobbes
Unit7 John Locke
Unit8 Jean Jacques Rousseau
Unit9 Edmund Burke
Unit10 Immanuel Kant
Unit11 Jeremy Bentham
Unit12 Alexis de Tocqueville
Unit13 J.S. Mill
Unit14 George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Unit15 Karl Marx

MPSE-004 Social and Political Thought in Modern India [Download]

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Unit1 PreModern SocioReligous Political thought in India: The Diverse Strands
Unit2 Orientalist Discourse and Colonial Modernity
Unit3 Salient Features of Modern Indian Political Thought
Unit4 Early Nationalist Responses: Rammohan Roy, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Dayanand Saraswati and Jyotiba Phule
Unit5 Moderates and Extremists: Dadabhai Naoroji, MG Ranade and BG Tilak
Unit6 Hinduism: Swami Vivekananda and Sri Aurobindo Ghosh
Unit7 Hindutva: V.D. Savarkar and M.S. Golwalkar
Unit8 Muslim Thought: Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, Mohammed Iqbal, Maulana Maudoodi and Mohammed Ali Jinnah
Unit9 Nation and Identity Concerns: E.V. Ramaswamy Naicker, Nazrul Islam, Pandita Ramabai, Jaipal Singh, Kahn Singh
Unit10 M.K. Gandhi
Unit11 Jawaharlal Nehru
Unit12 B.R. Ambedkar
Unit13 Rabindranath Tagore
Unit14 Communist Thought: M.N. Roy and E.M.S. Namboodiripad
Unit15 Socialist Thought: Rammanohar Lohia and jayaprakash Narayan

MPSE-005 State and Society in Africa [Download]

Unit1 Introducing Africa
Unit2 Colonial Legacies
Unit3 Nationalism and Legacies
Unit4 Problems of Statehood: Integration and Legitimisation
Unit5 Issues of Development
Unit6 Types of Regimes
Unit7 Administration, Military and Political Parties
Unit8 Africa and World Economy
Unit9 Cold War, NonAlignment and Africa
Unit10 United Nations, Peacekeeping and Africa
Unit11 PostCold War Africa
Unit12 Human Security
Unit13 Deterritorialisation and Problems of Social Identities
Unit14 Violence and its Manifestations
Unit15 Economic Cooperation: Continental and Regional
Unit16 India and Africa

MPSE-006 Peace and Conflict Studies [Download]

Unit1 Peace and Conflict Studies: Nature and Scope
Unit2 Conceptual Analysis of Peace and Conflict
Unit3 Nature and Forms of Conflict: Intrastate, Interstate and Global
Unit4 Theories of War
Unit5 Types of War: Conventional War, Limited War and Nuclear War
Unit6 Types of War: Revolutionary War, Civil War, Guerrilla War, Insurgency and Counter Insurgency, Proxy War and symmetrical War and Terrorism
Unit7 UN System: Pacific Settlement of Disputes
Unit8 UN System: Peacekeeping, Peacemaking and Adjudication
Unit9 Disarmament and Arms Control
Unit10 Confidence Building Measures
Unit11 Conflict Management and Conflict Resolution
Unit12 Functional Approaches and Regionalisrn
Unit13 The Gandhian Approach
Unit14 Human Security
Unit15 Peace Research and Peace Movements

MPSE-007 Social Movements and Politics in India [Download]

Unit1 Social Movements: Meanings, Significance and Importance
Unit2 Approaches to Study Social Movements: Liberal, Gandhian and Marxian
Unit3 Classification of Social Movements Including New Social Movements
Unit4 Democratisation and Changing Nature of Indian Society
Unit5 Globalisation and Social Movements
Unit6 State, Market and Social Movements
Unit7 Dalit Movement
Unit8 Backward Class Movement
Unit9 Ethnic Movements with Special Reference to Tribals
Unit10 Women’s Movements
Unit11 Regional Movements
Unit12 Religious and Communal Movements
Unit13 Agrarian Movements
Unit14 Working Class Movement
Unit15 Fisher Folks’ Movement
Unit16 Environmental and Ecological Movements
Unit17 Social Movements and Democracy: An Assessment

MPSE-008 State Politics in India [Download]

Unit1 Development of State Politics in India
Unit2 Frameworks for Analysis
Unit3 Nature of Indian Diversities and Nationalist Responses
Unit4 States in the Constitutional Scheme
Unit5 Development of State System
Unit6 Elections and Electoral Politics
Unit7 Political Parties and Party Systems
Unit8 Patterns of dissent and Protest Movements in Indian states
Unit9 Developmental Issues and Regional Desparities
Unit10 Agrarian Transformation and Land Reforms
Unit11 Industry and Labour
Unit12 Globalisation and Liberalisation: Implications for State Politics
Unit13 Interstate Disputes: Water and Territorial Boundaries
Unit14 Patterns of Communal Politics
Unit15 Assertion of Dalits and Backward Castes
Unit16 Linguistic and Ethnic Minorities in State Politics
Unit17 State Autonomy Movements in India

MPSE-009 Canada: Politics and Society [Download]

Unit1 A Settlers Society and Staples Economy
Unit2 Constitutionalism BNA Act of 1867, Constitutional Act of 1982, Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Unit3 Parliamentary Federal Institutions in Canada Executive, Legislature and Judiciary
Unit4 Federalism, Intergovernmental Relations and Fiscal Federalism
Unit5 Public Administration in Canada
Unit6 Political Parties, Pressure Groups and Policy Communities
Unit7 Social Movements and NGOs: Environment, Anti Globalisation and Gender
Unit8 Aboriginals and Aboriginal Self Government
Unit9 Civil Society: Policy Development and Service Delivery
Unit10 Language, Culture and Politics: Quebec
Unit11 Ethnic and Racial Issues and Multiculturalism in Canada
Unit12 Regionalism and Provincialism
Unit13 Immigrants, Refugees and Minorities
Unit14 Liberal Internationalism
Unit15 Human Security Agenda
Unit16 Canada in the International Political Economy
Unit17 IndiaCanada Partnership

MPSE-011 The European Vision in World Affairs [Download]

Unit1 History and Evolution of European Intergration
Unit2 Theories of Integration
Unit3 Institutions of the European Union
Unit4 Decisionmaking in The European Union
Unit5 Single European Act and Single Market
Unit6 Treaties: Maastricht Treaty, Amsterdam Treaty, Nice Treaty and Subsequent Treaties, European Constitutional Treaty
Unit7 Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)
Unit8 Member States of The EU: France, Germany, The United Kingdom and European Integration
Unit9 The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)
Unit10 Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP)
Unit11 Enlargement of The European Union
Unit12 The European Union, United States, Russia, China and Japan
Unit13 India and The European Union
Unit14 Globalization, WTO and EU
Unit15 Comparative Regional Integration

MPSE-012 State and Society in Australia [Download]

Unit1 Australia: Land and People
Unit2 Aboriginals People and European Settlers’ Colonisation
Unit3 Immigrants
Unit4 Identity and Citizenship
Unit5 Constitutional Development A Historical Perspective
Unit6.pdf.jpg 2017 Unit6 Federalism in Australia
Unit7 Political Parties and Pressure Groups in Australia
Unit8 Australian Nationalism
Unit9 Development Strategies
Unit10 Socio Economic Impact of Developmental Strategies
Unit11 Australia in the World Economy
Unit12 Current Debates on Aborigines
Unit13 Immigration and Ethnicity
Unit14 Australian Multiculturalism
Unit15 Gender and Women Issues
Unit16 Indians in Australia

MPSE-013 Australia’s Foreign Policy [Download]

Unit1 Importance of Studying Australian’s Foreign Policy
Unit2 Approaches to the Study of Australia’s Foreign Policy
Unit3 Determinants of Australia’s Foreign Policy
Unit4 Policy Making Processes
Unit5 Economic Profile of Australia: Implications of Globalisation
Unit6 Trade, Investment and Services
Unit7 United States
Unit8 China
Unit9 India
Unit10 Indonesia
Unit11 Pacific Islands Forum and ASEAN
Unit12 APEC and Indian Ocean
Unit13 Immigration and Refugees
Unit14 Environment
Unit15 Human Rights
Unit16 Nuclear Weapons Proliferation

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