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MPS 004 COMPARATIVE POLITICS - ISSUES AND TRENDS Question Paper December, 2016

 

MPS 004 COMPARATIVE POLITICS - ISSUES
AND TRENDS
Question Paper December, 2016

Note : Attempt five questions in all, selecting at least two from each section. Answer each question in about 500 words. Each question carries 20 marks.

MPSE 001 INDIA AND THE WORLD SECTION - I

1. Discuss the Marxian perspective of the state highlighting its differences with the liberal perspective.

2. 'The post-colonial state dominates the politics as well as the civil society because of its over-developed superstructure'. Discuss.

3. Briefly explain the hyperglobalist, skeptic and transformationalist positions on globalisation.

4. Write a short note on any two of the following in about 250 words each :

(a) Comparative method

(b) Structural-functionalism

(c) Dependency theory of Andre Gunder Frank

MPSE 001 INDIA AND THE WORLD SECTION - II

5. MNCs perpetuate under-development. Discuss.

6. Write a short note on any two of the following in about 250 words each :

(a) The concept of self-determination.

(b) Marxist approach to nationalism.

(c) Role of religion in anti-colonial struggles.

7. Critically examine multiculturalism as a means to accommodate ethnic minorities.

8. Examine the current thinking on human development.

9. Briefly describe the dominant feminist perspectives on women and development.

10. Examine the key issues in the environment and development debate.


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