Political Theory (Question-Answer Series) One Week Series (2022)
Book Code: OBM/19/12/82417
Publisher: Parth Publishers
University: Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University (MDSU)
This One Week Series is Written in English Language in Question Answer Series According to syllabus of Maharishi Dayanand University.
POLITICAL THEORY 3 hrs. Duration
Max. Marks 100 Each theory paper is divided into three independent units. The question paper will be divided into three parts: Part-A, Part-B and Part-C. Part-A (20 marks) is compulsory and contains 10 questions at least three questions from each unit. Each question is of two marks (20 words). Part-B (20 marks) is compulsory and will contain five questions; at least one from each unit. Candidates are required to attempt all five questions. Each question is of four marks (50 words). Part C (60 marks) contains six questions: two from each unit. Candidate is required to attempt three questions one from each Unit. Each question is of twenty marks (400 words).
(Political Theory) Meaning, Nature and Significance, Types of Theory - Normative and Empirical. Behaviouralism and Post-Behaviouralism. Scientific Method and Theory Building. Decline and Revival of Political Theory.
(State and Government) Nature and functions with special reference to Idealist, Liberal and Marxist Theories. Political System: Estonian Model of Political System. Forms: Democracy and Dictatorship: Unitary and Federal: Presidential and Parliamentary Governments. Organs: Theory of Separation of Powers: Organization and functions of Executive, Legislature and Judiciary.
UNIT-NI (Political Concepts and Democracy) Concepts: 'Sovereignty. Rights, Liberty, Equality, Justice, Power (Laswell), Authority (Max Weber) Political Development (Lucian Pye) Political Culture (Almond): E-Governance. Democracy: Theories; Classical, Individualistic, Elite, Pluralist and Marxist. Models: Participatory and Representative. Organization: Theories of Representation, Electoral System with Special Reference to Proportional Representation.