Political Science Most Important Questions Part 3 For 2020 Exam

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  1. Examine the pace of obligation in political theory.

  2. How far & in what respect behavioralism improvement upon traditional approach. Assess post behavioralism

  3. Marxist approach for study of pol theory with pol science in recent years

  4. Political Theory is, quite simply, man’s attempt to consciously understand and solve the problems of his group life and organization. It is the disciplined investigation of political problems. Not only to show what a political practice is, but also to show what it means. In showing what a practice means, or what it ought to mean, political theory can alter what it is (Sabine).

  5. Behaviouralism has revolutionised political science.

  6. Behavioural and post- behavioural – is it correct to call them revolution? Substantiate.

  7. Post-behaviour stands for both an intellectual tendency & a concrete academic movement — Eastern David. Comment

  8. Normative Behavioural approach to study political science.

  9. Examine critically pluralist argument against theory of sovereignty

  10. Describe nature of modern state & problem from authority & legitimacy

  11. Examine the significance of Dharma in Ancient Indian political thought. 15

  12. Explain Berlin’s notion of value pluralism.

  13. Compare and contrast Chipko Movement with Narmada Bachao Andolan.

  14. Analyse the significance of Article 32 of the Indian Constitution.

  15. Examine the role of Supreme Court as the final interpreter of the Indian Constitution.

  16. Examine the significance of the verdicts of the Supreme Court in the Golaknath and Keshavananda Bharati cases for an understanding of the scope of Article 368 in regard to Fundamental Rights.

  17. Examine the changing structure of Panchayati Raj instituions with special reference to the 73rd Constituiton Amendment Act.

  18. Give reasons for Regionalism of world politics.

  19. Compare and Contrast Sin-India approaches to global Environmental concerns.

  20. What roles do norms, taboos and epistemic play in the context of nuclear proliferation?

  21. Substitantiate APEC as a regional economic and trade arrangement.

  22. Sketch the leadership role of India in WTO negotiations.

  23. Examine the recent developments in India-Japan relationship.

  24. Identify the role and place of Gender in the global economy.

  25. Identify the challenges to American hegemony in post-Soviet world.

  26. What does the pace of nuclear proliferation in post-Cold War suggest?

  27. State the place of Gender Justice in global agenda.

  28. “Global commons belong to global society and require global attention”. Comment.

  29. Sketch the journey of global political economy from Washington consensus to the present.

  30. How does Marxist approach explain contemporary International Relations?

  31. ‘National Interests are Dynamic’. Identify the dynamic nature of National Interests in the contemporary world polities with suitable examples.

  32. ‘The economic content of India’s foreign trade is increasingly growing’. Substantiate the statement with economic diplomatic engagements of India in the last decade.

  33. Write a note on Intellectual precursors of Realism.

  34. ‘Building ‘peace by pieces’ is the basis of functionalism’. Elaborate.

  35. Transnational actors have become driving forces of global politics’. Elaborate.

  36. ‘A minimal State ensures maximum of Individual Liberty’. Examine the concept of Minimal State.

  37. ‘Collective Security and Collective Defense are the institutional and State mechanism to sustain the domination of powers that be in International politics’. Elaborate.

  38. Examine the conditions that are required for the maintenance of legitimacy in modern societies.

  39. Evaluate the contributions of Buddhist tradition to Indian political thought.

  40. Explicate the conception of justice in the critiques of communitarian theorists.

  41. Examine the conception of the State in the ideologies of Fascism and Marxism.

  42. How is liberty a precondition for equality? Explicate the relationship between equality and liberty.

  43. Explain how Machiavelli’s application of empirical method to human affairs marks an important stage in the evolution of political science.

  44. Central to Aristotle’s political thought is his classification of the different types of political constitutions in the Politics. Evaluate.

  45. Increasingly higher focus on Directive Principles of State Policy

  46. Marginalization of the left ideology in India

  47. The role of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India in promoting good governance

  48. Discuss the working of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes to curb violence against Dalits.

  49. Examine the scope and limitations of women’s movements in India.

  50. Explain how peasant movements promoted nationalist ideas during the struggle for Indian independence.

  51. Discuss the nature of reforms of the electoral process in India and explain the further scope for reforms.

  52. Examine the debates on the appointment procedure of judges to the higher judiciary in India.

  53. Explain how pressure groups have been influencing public policy-making with suitable illustrations.

  54. What are the provisions for constitutional protection of right to freedom of religion and how far have they succeeded in promoting secularism in India?

  55. Account for the changes in the socio-economic profile of legislators during last one decade in India.

  56. In what respect is the new social movement new in nature? Discuss.

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