Syllabus Module of Department of Political Science Hons.( Sem.-V)

Course Title (Core Course): Public Administration
Course Code: AHPLS-501/C-11
                                                                          Contact Hours/week: 6

 Prof. Santiram Mondal:-
 Unit- I: Public Administration as a Discipline
 a. Evolution.
 b. Nature and Scope.
 c. Difference between ‘Public’ and ‘Private’ Administration.
 d. Challenges: Emergence of New Public Administration

 Sri Amit Pal:-
 Module-II: Theories of Organisation
 a. Classical Approach: Henri Fayol, Luther Gulick and Lyndall Urwick
 b. Scientific Management Approach: F. W. Taylor
 c. Bureaucracy: Max Weber and Karl Marx
 d. Human Relations Approach: Elton Mayo
 e. Behavioural Approach: Herbert A. Simon

 Unit- III: Major Concepts of Administration
 a. Hierarchy.
 b. Unity of Command.

 Prof. Santiram Mondal:-
 c. Span of Control.
 d. Authority.
 e. Centralisation and Decentralisation.
 f. Line and Staff.


Course Title (Core Course): Emergent Issues in Post-Cold War Global Politics
Course Code: AHPLS-502/C-12
                                                              Contact Hours/week: 6

 Sri Munnalal Tikait:-
 Unit- I: Understanding Post Cold-War Period
 a. Post Cold-War Order.
 b. Role of the United Nations Organisation (UNO) in post cold-war period.

 Unit- II: Major Issues in Post Cold-War Politics
 a. Terrorism: Causes, Interpretations and Preventives.
 b. Environment: Climate Change and Global Warming.

 Dr. Priyanka Banerjee:-
 c. Human Rights: Meaning, Evolution and Importance; Challenges to Human Rights.
 d. Globalisation: Meaning, Dimension and its impact on National Sovereignty.

Unit-III: Regional Organisations in Post Cold-War Era
 a. Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN).
 b. South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).
 c. European Union (EU).


Course Title (Discipline Specific Course): Citizenship in a Globalizing World
                                                              Contact Hours/week: 6

 Prof. Santiram Mondal:-
 1. Classical conceptions of citizenship: Greek and Roman.
 2. The Evolution of Citizenship and the Modern State: Renaissance and Modern Times.

 Sri Amit Pal:-
 3. Citizenship and Diversity.
 4. Citizenship beyond the Nation-state: Globalization and Global Justice.
 5. The idea of cosmopolitan citizenship.


Course Title (Discipline Specific Course): Social Movements in Contemporary India-Major Issues
Course Code: AHPLS-504/DSE-2
                                                                    Contact Hours/week: 6

 Dr. Priyanka Banerjee:-
 Unit – I
 Features and Dynamics of Social Movements.
 Evolution of New Social Movements.
 Traditional Social Movements in India: Peasant Movement, Trade Union Movement,   Anticaste Movements.

 Sri Munnalal Tikait:-
 New Social Movements in India: Dalit Movement; Women’s Movement, Ecological   &  Environmental Movement.