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MPS 001 POLITICAL THEORY June 2014 Question Paper

 

MPS 001 POLITICAL THEORY

June 2014 Question Paper

Time : 3 hours Maximum. Marks : 100

Note : Attempt five questions in all, selecting at least two questions from each section. All questions carry equal marks. Each question is to be answered in about 500 words.

SECTION I

1. What is political theory and why should we study it ?

2. Explain the evolution and growth of democracy in the 20thcentury.

3. Compare the theory of natural rights with the Marxist theory of rights.

4. Critically analyse the features of negative and positive liberty.

5. Discuss the principles of Rawls' theory of justice.

SECTION II

6. Explain the nature of the relationship between citizenship and liberal democracy.

7. What is the relationship between state and civil society ? Explain.

8. Critically analyse the features of libertarianism.

9. Highlight Gramsci's contributions to political theory.

10. What is the relationship between multiculturalism and liberalism ? Explain.

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