Thursday, October 15, 2020

MPS 001 POLITICAL THEORY June 2015 Question Paper

 

 

MPS 001 POLITICAL THEORY

June 2015 Question Paper

Time : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Answer five questions in all, selecting at least two questions from each section. Answer each question in about 500 words. All questions carry equal marks.

SECTION I

1. Distinguish between political theory, political philosophy and political science.

2. What do you mean by negative liberty ? Discuss.

3. Examine Rawls' Theory of Justice.

4. On what grounds do the pluralists criticize Austin's concept of sovereignty ? Elaborate.

5. Compare and contrast the Marxist and Western approaches to power.

SECTION II

6. Write an essay on the contemporary debate on the concept of the Welfare State.

7. Explain Gramsci's notion of hegemony.

8. Analyse the relationship between. multi-culturalism and liberalism.

9. Explain the concept of non-violence.

10. What are the new dimensions in the Theory of Federalism ? Discuss.


 

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