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NATIONAL UNIVERSITY


First Year Syllabus

Department of Political Science

Four-Year B.S.S. (Honours) Course

Effective from the Session: 2013–2014

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Syllabus for Four Year B.S.S. Honours Course
Subject: Political Science

Session: 2013-2014

FIRST YEAR

Paper Code

Paper Title

Marks

Credits

211901

Political Institutions and Organizations

100

4

211903

Western Political Thought

100

4

211905

Major Foreign Governments: UK, USA & France

100

4

211907

Introduction to Public Administration

100

4

211501

History of the Emergence of Independent Bangladesh

100

4

212009

 

Introducing Sociology

or

Introduction to Social Work

or

Principles of Economics

100

4

212111

 

212209

Total =

600

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Detailed Syllabus

Paper Code

211901

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Political Institutions and Organizations

Exam Duration: 4 Hours

Paper Content:

A. State and Society, State and Government, Theories of the Origin of State.

B. Fundamental Concepts: Sovereignty, Law, Liberty, Rights, Nation, Nationalism, and Internationalism.

C. Constitution: Definition, Necessity, Methods of Establishing Constitution, Characteristics of a Good Constitution, Constitutionalism and Constitutional Government

D. Forms of Government: Democracy and Dictatorship, Parliamentary and Presidential, and Unitary and Federal.

E. Organs of State: Legislature - Its Importance and Functions, Unicameral and Bi-cameral Legislature, Decline of the Power of the Legislature; Executive – Its Importance and Functions, Growing Power of the Executive, Cabinet Dictatorship; Judiciary – Its Importance and Functions, Independence of Judiciary, Judicial Review and Separation of Powers

F. Representation: Proportional and Majoritarian Representation, and Consociotionalism

G. Political Parties, Bureaucracy and Pressure Groups: Bi-party and Multiparty System, Coalition Politics, Role of Bureaucracy, Functions of Pressure Groups, Political Parties and Pressure Groups, Bureaucracy and Pressure Groups

H. Public Opinion: Its Meaning, and Significance

I. State and Civil Society

Selected Readings:

Alan R Ball and B Guy Peters, Modern Politics & Government, New York, Seven Bridges Press, 2000

Arend Lijphart, Democracy in Plural Societies: A Comparative Exploration, New Haven, Yale University Press, 1977

Arend Lijphart, Thinking about Democracy: Power Sharing and Majority Rule in Theory and Practice, Abingdon, Routledge, 2008

Harold J. Laski, A Grammar of Politics, New York, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 5th edition, 1967

James G. March and Johan P. Olsen, Rediscovering Institutions: The Organizational Basis of Politics, New York, Free Press, 1989

James Q. Wilson, Political Organizations, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1995

Josep M. Colomer, Political Institutions, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2003

Kenneth Clinton Wheare, Modern Constitutions, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1951

Robert Morrison MacIver, The Web of Government, London, Macmillan, 1947

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Paper Code

211903

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Western Political Thought

Exam Duration: 4 Hours

Paper Content:

A. Ancient Period: Greek Society and Institutions; slavery and Greek Political Thought-Socrates, Plato and Aristotle; Four Schools of Thought: Sophists, Epicureanism, Cynicism and Stoicism; Roman Contributions to Political Thought: Polybius, Cicero and Seneca

B. Medieval Period: Social Structure and Political Thought; Feudalism and General Features; Church vs. State; St. Augustine, St. Thomas Aquinas, Dante, Marsilio of Padua

C. Modern Period: Socio-economic Background of Modern Political Thought-Renaissance and Reformation; Rise of Modern Nation State-Machiavelli and Hobbes; Industrial Capitalism and Growth of Modern Bourgeoisie; John Locke, Montesquieu and Rousseau

Selected Readings:

Bertrand Russell, A History of Western Philosophy, London, Routledge, 1995

Ernest Barker, Greek Political Theory, London, Methuen, 1967

Ernest Barker, Political Thought of Plato and Aristotle, New York, Free Press, 1959

George H. Sabine, A History of Political Theory, New York, Henry Holt, 1950

Raymond G. Gettell, History of Political Thought, New York, Appleton-Century, 1968

W. A. Dunning, A History of Political Theories: Ancient and Medieval, New York, Macmillan, 1902

William Ebenstein, Great Political Thinkers: Plato to the Present, New Delhi, Oxford and IBH Publication, 1951

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Paper Code

211905

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Major Foreign Governments: UK, USA and France

Exam Duration: 4 Hours

Paper Content:

A. UK: Nature and Basic Features of the British Constitution; Role of Conventions; Monarchy- Its Functions and Prerogatives; Parliament- House of Commons and House of Lords, and their Composition and Functions; Ministry and the Cabinet; Prime Minister and the Cabinet; Judicial, Electoral and Party System in UK

B. USA: Nature and Basic Features of the American Constitution; Federalism and Federal Centralization, Separation of Powers; Checks and Balances; Presidency- Powers and Leadership Role; Congress- Composition, Powers and Functions of Senate and the House of Representatives; Role of Congressional Committees; Judiciary: Supreme Court and Judicial Review; Electoral and Party System in USA

C. France: Nature and Basic Features of the French Constitution; The 5th Republic; Presidency, Prime Minister and the Cabinet; Parliament; the Party System, Relations between the President, Cabinet and Legislature; Electoral and Party System in France

Selected Readings:

Anthony King, The British Constitution, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2009

David McKay, American Politics and Society, New York, Wiley-Blackwell; 8th Edition, 2013

Keith E. Whittington, Political Foundations of Judicial Supremacy: The Presidency, the Supreme Court, and Constitutional Leadership in U.S. History, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 2009

Shofie Boyron, The Constitution of France: A Contextual Analysis, London, Hart Publishing, 2012

Thomas Jefferson, The Constitution of the United States of America, with the Bill of Rights and all of the Amendments; The Declaration of Independence; and the Articles of Confederation, New York, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

Vernon Bogdanor, The New British Constitution, London, Hart Publishing, 2009

Walter Bagehot and Miles Taylor, The English Constitution, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2009

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Paper Code

211907

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Introduction to Public Administration

Exam Duration: 4 Hours

Paper Content

A. Public Administration: Meaning, Nature, Scope and Significance; Public and Private Administration; Approaches to the Study of Public Administration, Recent Trends in Public Administration

B. Principles of Administration and Organization: Formal and Informal Organization, Hierarchy, Span of Control, Delegation, Generalist and Specialists, Power and Authority, Centralization and Decentralization, Coordination and Control, Decision Making, Leadership and Communication

C. Bureaucracy: Various Concepts of Bureaucracy; Max Weber’s Ideal Type of Bureaucracy; Characteristics and Dysfunctions of Bureaucracy; Bureaucracy in Developing Countries

D. Development Administration: Meaning and Scope

Selected Readings

Jay M. Shafritz Jr. and Albert C. Hyde, Classics of Public Administration, New York, Wadsworth Publishing Company, 2008

Jay M. Shafritz Jr., E.W. Russell, Christopher P. Borick, Introducing Public Administration, New York, Pearson Longman, 2008

Joseph La Palombara (ed.), Bureaucracy and Political Development, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1971

Leonard D. White, Introduction to the Study of Public Administration, London, Macmillan, 1955

Mohit Bhattacharya, New Horizons of Public Administration, New Delhi, Jawahar Publishers & Distributors, 2008

Richard J. Stillman II, Public Administration: Concepts and Cases, London, Cengage Learning, 2009

W. F. Willoughby, Principles of Public Administration, Washington, The Brookings Institution, 1927

Md. Mohabbat Khan, Bureaucratic Self Preservation, Dacca: University of Dacca, 1980.

Mohammad Mohabbat Khan, and John P. Thorp Bangladesh: Society, Politics and Bureaucracy, Dhaka: Center for Administrative Studies, 1984

Syed Giasuddin Ahmed, Bangladesh Public Service Commission, Dhaka: University of Dhaka, 1990.

Syed Giasuddin Ahmed, Public Personnel Administration in Bangladesh, Dhaka: University of Dhaka, 1986.

Habib Zafarullah and Mohammad Mohabbat Khan, The Bureaucratic Ascendancy: Public Administration in Bangladesh, A H Development Publishing House, Dhaka: 2005.
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Paper Code

211501

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

History of the Emergence of Independent Bangladesh

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History of the Emergence of Independent Bangladesh

Introduction: Scope and description of the emergence of Independent Bangladesh.

Writing on this topic.

 

1. Description of the country and its people.

a. Geographical features and their influence.

b. Ethnic composition.

c. Language.

d. Cultural syncretism and religious tolerance.

e. Distinctive identity of Bangladesh in the context of undivided Bangladesh.

 

2. Proposal for undivided sovereign Bengal and the partition of the Sub Continent, 1947.

a. Rise of communalism under the colonial rule, Lahore Resolution 1940.

b. The proposal of Suhrawardi and Sarat Bose for undivided Bengal : consequences

c. The creation of Pakistan 1947 .

 

3. Pakistan: Structure of the state and disparity.

a. Central and provincial structure.

b. Influence of Military and Civil bureaucracy.

C . Economic , social and cultural disparity

 

4. Language Movement and quest for Bengali identity

a. Misrule by Muslim League and Struggle for democratic politics .

b. The Language Movement: context and phases .

c. United front of Haque – Vasani – Suhrawardi: election of 1954, consequences.

 

5. Military rule: the regimes of Ayub Khan and Yahia Khan (1958-1971)

a. Definition of military rules and its characteristics.

b. Ayub Khan’s rise to power and characteristics of his rule (Political repression, Basic democracy, Islamisation)

c. Fall of Ayub Khan and Yahia Khan’s rule (Abolition of one unit, universal suffrage, the Legal Framework Order)

 

6. Rise of nationalism and the Movement for self determination .

a. Resistance against cultura l aggression and resurgence of Bengali culture.

b. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the six point movement

c. Reactions : Importance and significance

d . The Agortola Case 1968.

 

7. The mass- upsurge of 1969 and 11 point movement: background,programme and significance.

8. Election of 1970 and the Declaration of Independence by Bangobondhu

a. Election result and centres refusal to comply

b. The non co-operation movement, the 7th March , Address , Operation Searchlight

c. Declaration of Independence by Bangobondhu and his arrest

 

9. The war of Liberation 1971

a. Genocide, repression of women, refugees

b. Formation of Bangladesh government and proclamation of Independence

c. The spontaneous early resistance and subsequent organized resistance (Mukti Fouz, Mukti Bahini, guerillas and the frontal warfare )

d. Publicity Campaign in the war of Liberation (Shadhin Bangla Betar Kendra, the Campaigns abroad and formation of public opinion )

e. Contribution of students, women and the masses (Peoples war)

f. The role of super powers and the Muslim states in the Liberation war.

g. The Anti-liberation activities of the occupation army, the Peace Committee, Al-Badar, Al-Shams, Rajakars, pro Pakistan political parties and Pakistani Collaborators , killing of the intellectuals.

h. Trial of Bangabondhu and reaction of the World Community.

i. The contribution of India in the Liberation War

j. Formation of joint command and the Victory

k. The overall contribution of Bangabondhu in the Independence struggle.

 

10. The Bangabondhu Regime 1972-1975

a. Homecoming

b. Making of the constitution

c. Reconstruction of the war ravaged country

d. The murder of Bangabondhu and his family and the ideological turn-around.

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Paper Code

212009

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Introducing Sociology

  1. Definition, Nature & Scope of Sociology, relationship with other social sciences. Development of Sociology: Contributions of Auguste Comte, Herbert Spencer, Emile Durkheim, Max Weber
  2. Culture, Beliefs & Values: Norms, sanctions, symbols, language, subculture, counterculture, hegemony & resistance

3. Globalization, Culture and Society: Globalization and its different dimensions, Cultural

 

  1. Urbanization and Social Formation: Definition of urbanization and urbanism, Process of urbanization in developing societies and social formation, over urbanization, growth of slum & poverty in mega cities
  2. Gender and Society: DisPaper of WID, WAD and GAD, Why gender is important in the disPaper of development, Gender inequality & women’s subjugation in developing societies.
  3. Environmental Problems, Natural Disasters and Social Crisis: Climate change and its impact on society, Natural disaster, social crisis and vulnerabilities, Climate change, deforestation and mal-development.
  4. Social Inequality: Dimensions of social inequality: Class, gender, age, minority group (religious and indigenous), economic vulnerability, Social inequalities in developed & developing countries.
  5. Types of societies: Marxist view on classifying societies on the basis of type of control over economic resources and Lenski’s view on classifying societies by their main means of subsistence.
  6. Deviance & Social Control: Definition of deviance, theories of deviance. Crime & justice system, agencies of social control.
  7. Health, Illness and Society: Nature & scope of the problem, Urbanizations, acute, chronic & life style diseases, Social, environmental & behavioural factors affecting health, Communicable & behavioural diseases: STD, HIV/AIDS, TB, Hep-B etc

Reference

Giddens Sociology

Tony Bilton et al Introductory Sociology


Paper Code

212111

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Introduction to Social Work

  1. Social Work: Meaning, Characteristics, Scope and Importance Relationship of Social Work with other Sciences- Sociology, Economics, Psychology and Political Science.

2. Evolution: Evolution of Social Work in UK, USA, India and Bangladesh.

  1. Social Reformers and their Movements in Pre-partition India and Bangladesh: Raja Rammohan Ray, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, A.K Fazlul Haque, Sir Syad Ahmed, Begum Rokeya.

4. Social Legislations Related to Social Security, Women Welfare, Child Welfare.

  1. Profession and Social Work: Meaning and Characteristics of Profession, Social Work as profession, Philosophical, Religions and Ethical Basis of Social Work.
  2. Industrial Revolution: Meaning, Impact on Society, Industrialization, Urbanization, Welfare State.

7. Social Problems and Social Services in Bangladesh.

  1. Methods of Social Work: Basic and Auxiliary Methods and their Basic Issues such as Meaning, Elements, Principles and Area of Use. Importance of Social Work Methods in

 

Books Recommended:

1. Barker, Robert L. :Social Work Dictionary, 3rd ed. NASW, New York, 1995.

2. Coulshed, Veronica Social Work Practice: An Introduction 2nd ed. London. Macmillan, 1991.

3. Friedlander, Walter A. : Introduction to Social Welfare. Prentice Hall, 2nd ed. New Delhi-1967.

4. Khalid, M. : Welfare State, Karachi, Royal Book, 1968 5.

Morales, A. And Shaefor, B. Social Work – A Profession of many faces, 4th ed. Allyan and Bacan, Boston, 1986.


Paper Code

211509

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Principles of Economics

1. Fundamentals of Economics: Definition, Nature and Scope of Economics, Scarcity of Resources, Various forms of Economic Organization, Three Fundamental Problems of Economics, Production Possibility Frontier, Opportunity Cost, Efficiency and Equity.

2. Supply and Demand: Demand and Quantity Demanded, Demand Schedule, Demand Curve, Supply and Quantity Supplied, Supply Schedule, Supply Curve, Equilibrium of Supply and Demand, Movement along the Supply and Demand Curve and Shift of Supply and Demand Curve and Its Effects on Equilibrium Price and Quantity. Elasticity of Supply and Demand; Determinants of Elasticity of Demand.

3. The Theory of Consumer Behavior: Total and Marginal Utility; Law of Diminishing Marginal Utility, Equi-Marginal Utility; Consumer Surplus.

4. Production and Cost: Production Function and Technology; Production with One Variable Input; Production with Two Variable Inputs; Returns to Scale; Costs in the Short-run; Costs in the Long-run.

5. Market Analysis:

A. Perfect Competition: Characteristics of Perfect Competition; Average and Marginal Revenue; Individual and Market Supply; Short-run equilibrium of a competitive firm Long run Equilibrium under Perfect Competition.

B. Monopoly: Average and Marginal Revenue; Supply Curve of the Monopolist; Perfect Competition and Monopoly Compared;

6. Overview of Macro Economics: Objective and Instruments of Macroeconomics, National Income Accounting, Gross Domestic Product, Problem of Double Counting, Net Domestic Product, Gross National Product, From GDP to Disposable Income, Net Economic Welfare (NEW).

7. International Trade: Domestic Vs. International Trade-Balance of Trade Vs. Balance of Payment-Trend of Changes in International Trade of Bangladesh. Free Trade Vs. Protection, Comparative Advantage Theory.

8. Growth and Development: Economic Development and Economic Growth, Measurement of Economic Development, Obstacles to Economic Development.

9. Money: Definition and Functions of Money-Importance of Money in Modern Economy-Different Concepts of Money (M1, M2, M3)-Value of Money. Concept, Causes and Effects of Inflation and Deflation.

10. Government Revenue and Expenditure: Difference between Public Sector and Private Sector finance, Different Sources of Govt. Revenues, Taxation and Different Kinds of Taxes, Definition of Revenue Budget, Development Budget, Revenue Budget Vs. Development Budget, Surplus, Deficit and Balanced Budget.

Books Recommended:

1. N. Gregory Mankiw. Principles of Economics. Any Late Edition. South Western College.

2. Michael Parkin. Economics. Any Late Edition. Prentice and Hall.

3. Karl Case and Ray Fair. Principles of Economics. Any Late Edition. Prentice and Hall.

 

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Fourth Year Syllabus

Department of Political Science

Four-Year B.S.S. (Honours) Course

Effective from the Session: 2013–2014

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Syllabus for Four Year B.S.S. Honours Course
Subject: Political Science

Session: 2013-2014

FOURTH YEAR

Paper Code

Paper Title

Marks

Credits

241901

Political Theories: Changes and Continuities

100

4

241903

Local Government and Rural Development in Bangladesh

100

4

241905

Introduction to Public Policy

100

4

241907

Government and Politics in East Asia: China, Japan and South Korea

100

4

241909

Environment and Development

100

4

241911

Foreign Relations of Bangladesh

100

4

241913

Legislative Process in Bangladesh

100

4

241915

Globalization, Regionalism and International Financial Institutions

100

4

241917

Modern Political Thought

100

4

241918

Viva-voce

100

4

Total=

1000

40


Detailed Syllabus


Paper Code

241901

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Political Theories: Changes and Continuities

Paper Content:

  1. Political theory: Meaning.
  2. Power, Authority, Legitimacy.
  3. Contested nature of Sovereignty, Theories of State (Pluralism, Elitism and Marxism).
  4. Civil Society/Public Sphere, Political Participation, Political Representation.
  5. Democracy: Debates on Representative versus Participatory Democracy; Deliberative Democracy; Theories of Democratization,
  6. Politics of Globalization, Governance, Politics of Identity, Non-Party Politics: Protests and Social Movements.

Selected Readings:

Alan R. Ball and B. Guy Peters, Modern Politics and Government (New York: Houndmills. Basingstoke, Hampshire and New York), 2000.

Andrew Vincent, The Nature of Political Theory, (Oxford: Oxford University Press), 2004.

David Marsh and Gerry Stoker (eds.), Theory and Methods in Political Science, ( United Kingdom: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire and London), 1995.

Jon Elster Deliberative Democracy, (United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press), 1998.

James Good and Irving Velody (eds), The Politics of Postmodernity, (United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press), 1998.

Peter Joyce, Politics, (UK: Hodder Headline), 1996.


Paper Code

241903

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Local Government and Rural Development in Bangladesh

Paper Content:

A. Approaches to the Study of Local Government

B. Local Government in Bangladesh: Historical growth of local bodies.

C. Structure of local bodies: Linkage between formal structure and informal structure.

D. Dynamics of local government in Bangladesh: The Process of decision-making, The administration of Local finance, Local level planning.

E. Local level Politics: Emerging socio-anthropological structure, Rural Power Structure. The Pattern of leadership-politics of brokerage, Politics of factionalism: Patron-Client relation.

F. Decentralization, Social Change: Rural Development, Problems and trends, Political Participation.

Selected Readings:

Ahmed Shafiqul Haq, Politics and Administration in Bangladesh, Dhaka: UPL, 1988.

Ali Ahmed, Administration of Local Self-Government for Rural Areas in Bangladesh, Dhaka: NILG, 1979.

B. Hartmen and J.K. Boyce, A Quiet Violence: View from a Bangladesh Village, London: Zed Books, 1998.

Dalem Chandra Barman, Emerging Leadership Patterns in Rural Bangladesh, Dhaka: CSS, 1988.

Eliot Tepper, Changing Patterns of Administration in Rural East Pakistan, Michigan: Michigan state University Press, 1966.

Hasnat Abdul Hye (ed.), Village Studies in Bangladesh, Comilla: BARD, 1985.

Hugh Tinker, Foundations of Local Self-Government in India, Pakistan and Burma, London: Athlone Press, 1954.

Kamal Sidiqui (ed.), Local Government in South Asia: A Comparative Study, Dhaka: UPL, 1992.

M. Rashiduzzaman, Politics and Administration in the Local Councils, Dhaka: OUP, 1968.

Md. Moksuder Rahman, Politics and Development of Local Self Government in Bangladesh, Delhi: Devika Publications, 2000.

N. C. Roy, Rural Self-Government in Bengal, Calcutta: Calcutta University Press, 1936.

Najmul Abedin, Local Administration and Politics in Modernizing Societies: Bangladesh and Pakistan, Dhaka: Oxford University Press, 1973.

Nizam Ahmed, Bureaucracy and Local Politics in Bangladesh, Dhaka: A.H.D Publishing House, 2009.

R. Qadir and M. Islam, Women Representatives at the Union level as change agents of Development, Beijing: Newstar Publishers, 1995.

S. Maqsood Ali, Decentralization and People’s Participation in Bangladesh, Dhaka: NIPA, 1981.

Shairul Masreck, Kinship and Power Structure in Rural Bangladesh, USA: Homeland Press and Publications, 1995.

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Paper Code

241905

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Introduction to Public Policy

Paper Content:

  1. Public Policy and Its Nature and Scope, Market, Government and the Non-Profit Sector; Mix of Three Sectors; Rationale for Public Policy: Market Failures, Distributional and Other Goals; Limits to Public Intervention: Government Failures

Correcting Government and Market Failures: Policy Design and Instruments

  1. Theories of Policy Process, Money and Political Influence, Adopting, Implementing and

Evaluating Public Policy Making, Ethical issues for Policy Analysts

  1. Models of Policy Making, Problem Definition and Agenda Setting, Decision Making, Evaluation, Implementation, Learning

Selected Readings:

John Kingdon, Agendas. Alternatives, and Public Policies, Updated Second Edition, Longman, 2011.

Eugene Bardach, A Practical Guide to Policy Analysis, Chatham House, CQ Press,4th edition, 2012.

Deborah Stone, Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision-making, WW Norton, 3rdedition, 2011.

Jessica Adolina and Charles Blake, Comparing Public Policies: Issues and Choices in Industrialized Countries, CQ Press, second edition, 2011

Lester M. Salamon, “The New Governance and the Tools of Public Action: An Introduction,” in Lester Salamon, ed., The Tools of Government, Oxford University Press, 2002.

Paul Sabatier, editor, Theories of the Policy Process, Westview Press, 2007, Second edition.


Paper Code

241907

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Government and Politics in East Asia: China, Japan and South Korea

Paper Content:

A. China: Constitution, The National People’s Congress (NPC); The Communist Party of China (CPC) founded in 1921; Political leadership and Political succession; the people’s Liberation Army (PLA); Political Institutions (government, bureaucracy, Parliament and Legal Systems, etc); Politics of Economic Reforms; Democratization and Political Participation; Ethnic Regional Autonomy; Special Administrative Regions and Governance in Rural China.

B. Japan: Constitution (1947); Legislative System; Prime Minister and the Cabinet; Bureaucracy; the Legal System; the Political Party System; Liberal Democratic Party, Japan Socialist Party, Clean Government Party, Japan Communist Party, Democratic Party of Japan; Election System an Campaign Rules , Money in Japanese Politics: Regulation and Reform; Democratizing the law in Japan. (Influence of Religion in Japanese Politics).

C. South Korea: Constitution, Separation of Powers; Execute (Presidency), Legislature (National Assembly) and Judiciary (Constitutional Court); Major Political Parties: Democratic Labor Party (DLP); Democratic Party (DP); Grand National Party (GNP); People-First Party and Uri Party and Local Governments and Election System.

Selected Readings:

Juichi, Inada. 1993. Democratization, Marketization, Japan’s Emerging Role as a Foreign Aid Donor, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Lie John. 1998. Han Unbound. The Political Economy of south Korea, Stamford: Stamford University Press.

Meisner, Maurice. 1999. Mao’s China and After (3rd ed.), New York: The Free Press.

Oh, John Kie-Chiang. 1999. Korean Policy: The Quest for Democratization

Spence, Jonathan D. 1990. The Search for Modern China, New York: Norton.

Inside China Today: http//www.insidechina.com/

China News; http//chinanews.bgn.org


Paper Code

241909

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Environment and Development

Paper Content:

  1. Approaches to the Study on Environment: Ecological, Social, Economic, Political and Cultural; The Idea of Environmentalism: Popular, Managerial and Marxist; Eco-feminism; Sustainable Development; the Relationship between Environment and Development
  2. Environmental Politics and Governance: Debates over Population vs. Environment; Technology and Development vs. Environment; Global Governance on Environmental Management and Development
  3. Environmental Issues and Conflicts: Global, Regional and Local; Environmental Policies and Development in Bangladesh

Selected Readings:

Partha Dasgupta and Karl-Göran Mäler (eds.) The Environment and Emerging Development Issues, Volume 1 and Volume 2, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2001

Firoz M. Ahmed (ed.) Bangladesh Environment, Dhaka, Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon, 2000

Roushan Jahan, Environment and Development: Gender Perspective, Dhaka, Women for Women, 1995

Hameeda Hossain et. al. (ed.) From Crisis to Development: Coping with Disasters in Bangladesh, Dhaka, University Press Limited, 1992

A. Atiq Rahman , Saleemul Huq, Raana Haider and Eric G. Jansen, Environment and Development in Bangladesh (Volume 1 & Volume 2), Dhaka, University Press Limited, 1994

A. Atiq Rahman and Peter Ravenscroft, Groundwater Resources and Development in Bangladesh Background to the Arsenic Crisis, Agricultural Potential and the Environment, Dhaka, University Press Limited, 2003

Tawhidul Islam and Ananta Neelim, Climate Change in Bangladesh: A Closer Look into Temperature and Rainfall Data, Dhaka, University Press Limited, 2010

Philip Gain, The Last Forests of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Society for Environment and Human Development (SHED), 1998

Sumi Krishna, Environmental Politics, New Delhi, Sage Publication, 1996

Vandana Shiva, Eco-feminism, London, Zed Books, 1993.


Paper Code

241911

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Foreign Relations of Bangladesh

Paper Content:

A. Foreign policy: Concept, objective, behaviour and determinants.

B. Emergence of Bangladesh: Big power diplomacy during the Liberation War; Impact of the emergence of Bangladesh on international affairs.

C. Small States in World politics – security, military and non-military.

D. Foreign Policy of Bangladesh - Goals, Determinants and Policy formulation Process. Security,

E. Geopolitical and environmental issues – Defence Strategy of Bangladesh.

F. Bangladesh and the Major Powers

G. Bangladesh and its Neighbours.

H. Bangladesh and Economic Diplomacy

I. Bangladesh and the Third World – The Non-aligned Movement and Bangladesh.

J. Bangladesh and the Muslim world.

K. Bangladesh and the United Nations

L. Bangladesh and the International Economic Institutions; World Bank, IMF, ADB, MNCs.

M. Bangladesh and Multilateral Organizations – European Union, SAARC, OIC, OPEC, WTO, SAFTA, BIMSTEC, D-8.

Selected Readings:

Emajuddin Ahmed (ed.), Foreign Policy of Bangladesh, Dhaka: UPL, 1984.

Iftekharuzzaman (ed.), Bangladesh and SAARC, Dhaka: Academic Publishers, 1992.

M. G. Kabir and Shaukat Hassan (ed.), Issues and Challenges Facing Bangladesh Foreign Policy, Dhaka: BSIS, 1989.

Michal P. Sullivan, International Relations: Theory’s and Evidence, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1976.

R. C. Macridis, Foreign Policy in World Politics, London: Prentice Hall, 1992.

Stephen S Good Speed, The Nature and Function of International Organization, New York: Oxford University Press, 1967.
Talukder Maniruzzaman, The Secrity of Small states in the Third World, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University, 1982.
Warner Levi, Fundamentals of World Organizations, Minneapolis, USA: The University of Minnesota Press, 1953.


Paper Code

241913

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Legislative Process in Bangladesh

Paper Content:

A. Legislatures as Institutions in New States-Legislative origins and history-growth of legislatures in British India; Bengal legislatures, legislatures in United Pakistan.

B. Legislatures in Bangladesh: formation and functioning.

C. Constitutional provisions; Rules of Procedure; arrangement of legislative business, debate and deliberation.

D. The Speaker and his designated role.

E. Legislative functions of Parliament; authority of parliament and stages in legislative process.

F. Financial functions of Parliament; Financial procedure in parliament: the financial scrutiny by the House.

G. Oversight functions of the Parliament; parliamentary control of the Executive; parliamentary committees and functioning of the committee system.

H. Representative functions of the parliament; policy roles and electoral duties of the MPs; sovereignty of the legislature; challenges.

I. The Parliament Secretariat; organization and role.

J. The Private Sector and its interaction with the Parliament.

K. Gender balance and gender issues in parliament.

Selected Readings:

Ameller, M. Parliaments: A Comparative Study on the Structure and Functioning of Representative Institutions in 55 Countries, London: Cassell for the Inter Parliamentary Union, 1966.

Blondel. J. Comparative Legislatures, Englewood cliffs. N. J.: Prentice Hall, 1973.

Buston and Drewry, Legislation and Public Policy, London: 1986.

Chowdhury Najma, The Legislative Process in Bangladesh: Politics and Functions of the East Bengal Legislature 1947-58, Dacca: Dacca University, 1980

Husain, Shawkat Ara, Politics and Society in Bengal, Dhaka: Bangla Academy, 1991.

Nizam Ahmed, The Parliament of Bangladesh, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002.

Nizam Ahmed and A. T. M. Obiduallh (eds.) The Working of Parliamentary Committees in Westminster Systems: Lessons for Bangladesh, Dhaka: the University Press Limited, 2007.

Limited. Smith and Musolf (eds) Legislatures in Development Dynamics of Change in New and Old States, Durhom: DUP, 1979.

Wheare, K. C. Legislatures. London: Oxford University Press, 1968.

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Paper Code

241915

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Globalization, Regionalism and International Financial Institutions

Paper Content:

A. “Pre-Globalization” International Power-relations and Practices; Contemporary Theories of Global Political Economy

B. Globalization as the New Global Context; Regionalism and Globalization; Globalization and International Financial Institutions; Regionalism and International Financial Institutions; Multinational Corporations and Global Production

C. Developing Nations and Globalization; Developed Nations and Globalization; Opposing Globalization; Regionalism and Globalization: Future Trends and Issues

Selected Readings:

Thomas L. Friedman, The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization, New York, Picador, 2012

Joseph E. Stiglitz, Globalization and Its Discontents, W. W. Norton & Company; 1st Edition, 2003

Joseph E. Stiglitz, Making Globalization Work, W. W. Norton & Company; Reprint Edition, 2007

Jeffrey Sachs, The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time, Penguin Books, 1st edition, 2006

Theodore H. Cohn, Global Political Economy: Theory and Practice. 5th ed. New York, Pearson Longman, 2010

Richard Stubbs and Geoffrey R. D. Underhill (eds.), Political Economy and the Changing World Order. 3rd Edition, Don Mills, Oxford University Press, 2006

Brigid Gavin, “Reconciling Regionalism and Multilateralism: Toward Multilevel Governance,” UNU-CRIS Occasional Papers, O-2005-20

Barry Buzan, Regions and Powers, Cambridge University Press, 2003

Jenny Berrill, Elaine Hutson and Rudolf Sinkovics (eds.), Firm-Level Internationalization, Regionalism and Globalization: Strategy, Performance and Institutional Change, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011

Jagdish Bhagwati, In Defense of Globalization: With a New Afterword, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2007

Daid Held, Glogalization, 2013


Paper Code

241917

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Modern Political Thought

Paper Outline:

A. Socio-economic background of Modern Political Thought

B. Rise of modern nation state: Machiavelli, Hobbes; Industrial Capitalism and Growth of Modern Bourgeoisie; John Locke, Montesquieu, Rousseau

C. 1789: French Revolution; Liberalism and Utilitarianism: Bentham; John Stuart Mill; and Thomas Green

D. Socialist Thoughts: Utopian Socialism, St Simon, Robert Owen, Fabian Socialism and Hegelian Idealism

E. Marxism: Marx, Lenin, Stalin and Mao-Tse-Tung

Reading List:

1. John H Halloweal : Main Currents in Modern political Thought, London,1963.

2. Grane Brinton : The Shaping of Modern Thought: English political Thought in the Nineteenth Century, London, 1933.

3. Mulford Q Sibley : Political Ideas and Ideologies, New York,1970.

4. W T Johnes : Masters of political Thought, London, 1949.

5. Georage H Sabine : A History of Political Theory, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1970.

6. William Ebensten : Modern Political Thought, Calcutta, 1974.

7. RC Gettell : A History of Political Thought, London,1964.

8. CC Maxey : The Shaping of Modern political Thought, New York, 1965.

9. Harold J Laski : The Rise of Europian Liberalism. London, 1936.

10. Harmon M Judd : Political Thought, From Plato to present Day, London.

11. Sir Leslie Stephen : The English Utilitarian, (Vol, I, II &III), 1900.

12. John MacCunn : Six Radical Thinkers, London, 1907.

13. GDH Cole : The meaning of Marxism, London, 1934

14. Max Eastman : Marx: Lenin and the Science of Revolution, London 1926.

15. Karl Marx and

Frederic Engels : Communist Manifesto and Other Writing, New York, 1952.

16. Issac Dcutscher : Stalln: A Political Biography, New York, 1955.

17. H Finer : Mussoline’s Italy, New York,1955.

18. Deniel Lerner and Others : The Nazi Elite

19. J Broce Glasier : The Meaning of Socialism, 1923.

20. JO Hertzler : The History of Utopion Thought, New York 1923.

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23. Lewis John : Marxism and Modern Socialism


Paper Code

241918

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours:

Paper Title:

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NATIONAL UNIVERSITY




Third Year Syllabus

Department of Political Science

Four-Year B.S.S. (Honours) Paper

Effective from the Session: 2013–2014

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Syllabus for Four Year B.S.S. Honours Paper
Subject: Political Science

Session: 2013-2014

THIRD YEAR

Paper Code

Paper Title

Marks

Credits

231901

Political and Constitutional Development in Bangladesh (1971 to date)

100

4

231903

Fundamentals of International Politics

100

4

231905

Government and Politics in South Asia: India, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka

100

4

231907

Approaches to the Study of Politics

100

4

231909

Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies

100

4

231911

Public Administration in Bangladesh

100

4

231913

Research Methodology and Statistics

100

4

231915

Political Sociology

100

4

Total=

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32


Detailed Syllabus

Paper Code

231901

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Political and Constitutional Developments in Bangladesh (1971 to date)

Exam Duration: 4 Hours

Paper Content:

  1. Liberation War and Emergence of Bangladesh
  2. The Bangladesh Constitution: Constitution Making of 1972; Salient Features; Fundamental Principles; Fundamental Rights; Constitutional Amendments
  3. Parliamentary System in Bangladesh and its Functioning (1973-1975): The role of Government and Opposition Parties (1973-1975); Fourth Amendment and the formation of Bangladesh Krishak Sramik Awami League (BAKSAL). Fall of Sheikh Mujib Regime (1975). General Ziaur Rahman and Civilianization Process; Growth of Bangladesh Nationalist Party,BNP, and the 1979 Election. Military Intervention of 1982 and the Military Regime of General Ershad; General Ershad and Civilianization Process; Fall of General Ershad. 1991 Elections and Re-introduction of Parliamentary System: Khaleda Zia`s Government and its aftermath; Achievements and Failures; The 1996 Elections and Fall of B.N.P. Sheikh Hasina`s Government – Achievements and Failures of Awami League. Parliamentary Elections of 2001 and the Rise of B.N.P.; and Party System in Bangladesh.

Selected Readings:

Moudud Ahmed, Bangladesh: Constitutional Quest for Autonomy, Dhaka: University Press Limited .

Moudud Ahmed, Bangladesh: The Era of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Dhaka: University Press Limited, 1983

Moudud Ahmed Democracy and the Challenge of Development Dhaka: University Press Limited, 1995

Dilara Chowdhury Constitutional Development in Bangladesh, Dhaka: University Press Limited, 1980

Mahfuzul H Chowdhury (ed), Thirty Years of Bangladesh Politics, Dhaka: University Press Limited, 2003

Mohammad A Hakim, Bangladesh Politics: The Shahabuddin Interregnum, Dhaka: University Press Limited, 1993

Rounaq Jahan, Pakistan: Failure in National Integration :

Rounaq Jahan, Bangladesh Politics: Problems and Issues, Dhaka: University Press Limited, 1980

Bhuyan Md. Monoar Kabir, Politics and Military Rule and the Dilemmas of Democratization in Bangladesh, New Delhi: South Asia Publisher, 2002

Zillur R Khan, From Martial Law to Martial Law; Leadership Crisis in Bangladesh

Talukder Maniruzzaman The Bangladesh Revolution and Its Aftermath .

Talukder Maniruzzaman Radical Politics and the Emergence of Bangladesh

Talukder Maniruzzaman Group Interests and Political Changes: Studies of Pakistan and Bangladesh.

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Paper Code

231903

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Fundamentals of International Politics

Exam Duration: 4 Hours

Paper Content:

  1. International Politics: Meaning, Nature, Scope and Significance
  2. International Politics as an Academic Discipline: Relations between International Politics and International Relations; International Politics and Law; International Politics and History.
  3. Approaches to the Study of International Politics: Realist, Liberal and Constructivist Approaches.
  4. Security: Traditional and Non-traditional Security, National Security, Collective Security, Human Security, Security of Small States
  5. Elements of National Power; Economic Instrument of National Power; Balance of Power; Balance of Power vs. Balance of Terror
  6. Foreign Policy: Meaning, Objectives and Principles; Domestic and Systemic Determinants
  7. Diplomacy: Diplomacy as an Instrument of Foreign Policy; Role of Diplomats; Economic Diplomacy and Environmental Diplomacy
  8. Current Issues of International Politics: Nature of the Post-Cold War International Politics; New World Order; Regionalism and Globalization; New International Economic Order

Selected Readings:

Alexander Wendt, Social Theory of International Politics, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999

Hans J. Morgenthau, Scientific Man vs. Power Politics, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1965

Hans J. Morgenthau and Kenneth W. Thompson, Politics among Nations: The Struggle for Power and Peace, New York: Knopf, 1985

John J. Mearsheimer, The Tragedy of great Power Politics, New York: Norton, 2001

Kenneth N. Waltz, Theory of International Politics, Boston: McGraw Hill, 1979

Klaus Knorr and James N. Rosenau, Contending Approaches to International Politics, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1969

Morton A. Kaplan, System and Process in International Politics, New York: Wiley, 1957

Norman J. Padelford and George A Lincoln, The Dynamics of International Politics, London: Macmillan, 1962

Robert Gilpin, War and Change in World Politics, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981

Robert J Art and Robert Jervis, International Politics: Enduring Concepts and Contemporary Issues, New York: Harper Collins, 1992

Robert Jervis, Perception and Misperception in International Politics, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1976

Peter J. Katzenstein, The Culture of National Security: Norms and Identity in International Politics, New York: Columbia University Press, 1996

T. V. Paul and John A. Hall, International Order and the Future of World Politics, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999

Paper Code

231905

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Government and Politics in South Asia: India, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka

Exam Duration: 4 Hours

1. The South Asian Region: Social and Cultural Setting-Political Mobilization and the Rise of Nationalism-Post-Colonial Experiences.

2. Political Systems of the South Asian Region.

3. Patterns of Government: Philosophy of the Constitution and the Nature of Governance-Instruments of Power and Control.

4. Executive Government: Types of Executive Government-The Organization and Functions of Executive Government-Party-Government Relations- Trends and Development in Executive Government

5. Parliamentary Politics: Origin and Development of Parliaments in South Asia Parliament in Constitutional Framework: Parliamentary Sovereignty Versus Judicial Review-Parties and Parliament-Parliament-Government Relations Parliament and Citizen.

6. Parties and Party Systems in South Asia-One-Party Dominant System: Growth and Decline-Competitive Party System: limits of Competition-Coalition Party Politics.

7. Electoral Systems in South Asia; Majoritarian and Proportional Systems.

8. The South Asian Bureaucratic Systems: Origin and Development-Political Role of the Bureaucracy-Bureaucracy and Legislature-Bureaucracy and Pressure Groups-Bureaucracy and Judiciary-Bureaucracy and Democracy.

9. Civil-Military Relations in South Asia.

10. Dilemmas of Democratization in South Asia.

Books Recommended :

1. Craig Baxter et. al., : Government and Politics in South Asia.

2. Ralph Braibanti (ed.), : Asian Bureaucratic Systems: Emergent From the British Imperial Tradition, Durham, N. C. : Duke University Press, 1966.

3. Mahfuzul H. Chowdhury, : Democratization in South Asia,

Aldershot: Ashgate publishing limited, 2003.

1. Ayesha Jalal, : Democracy and Authoritarianism in South, Cambridge; Cambridge University Press, 1995.

2. Philip Norton and

Nizam Ahmed (eds.), : Parliaments in Asia, London: Frank Cass, 1991.

3. VI Panadiker (ed.), : Problems of Government in South Asia, Dhaka: UPL, 1999.

4. AJ Wilson, : The Gaulist System in Asia, London: Macmillan, 1980.

Paper Code

231907

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Approaches to the Study of Politics

Exam Duration: 4 Hours

Paper Content:

  1. Basic Concepts: Paradigm, Approach, Theory, Theoretical and Conceptual Framework, Methodology, Hypothesis and Generalization, Model
  2. Traditional Approaches: Institutional Approach; Formal-legal Political Structure; Descriptive-inductive, Formal-legal, Historical and Comparative Methods; Casual Statements and Political Values; Normative and Empirical Study
  3. Modern Approaches: Behaviorism, Group Theory, Elite Theory, Systems Theory, Game Theory, Structural Functional Analysis, Political Culture, Political Socialization, Political Development: Crisis and Syndrome, Rational Choice Theory, Neo-institutionalism

Selected Readings:

Allan C. Isaac, Scope and Methods of Political Science, Illinois: Dorsey, 1975

David Easton, The Political System: An Inquiry into the State of Political Science, New York: Knopf, 1953

G. A. Almond and G. B. Powell, Comparative Politics Today: A Worldview, Boston: Foresman & Co., 1988

G. A. Almond and G. B. Powell, Comparative Politics: A Developmental Approach, Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1966

G. A. Almond and J. S. Coleman, (eds.), The Politics of the Developing Areas, Princeton, N J: Princeton University Press, 1960

G. A. Almond and Sidney Verba, The Civic Culture, Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1965

Harold D. Lasswell, Politics: Who Gets What, When and How, New York: The World Publishing Company, 1958

Myron Weiner and Samuel P. Huntington, Understanding Political Development, Boston: Little Brown an Co., 1965

Stephan Wasby, Political Science: The Discipline and its Dimension, New York: Scribner, 1970

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Paper Code

231909

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies

Exam Duration: 4 Hours

 

Paper Content:

A. Peace: meaning, concept and dimensions of peace; alternative concept of peace; maintenance of peace; legal framework of peace.

B. Conflict: meaning and formation; factors of conflict; causes and consequences of conflict.

C. Peace and conflict studies: meaning, evolution, development of peace studies; present status of peace and conflict studies.

D. Building a Science of Peace and Conflict studies: different methods and proposals; Problems and Prospects of Human Society in the 21st Century and Peace Studies; International education and world peace; dilemmas and disPapers.

Selected Readings:

Smoker, Paul, Ruth Davies and barbara Munske (eds.), A Reader in Peace Studies, Pergamon Press, 1990

Anthony Weaver, Making for Peace, Brenthem Press, 1988

Martin Ceadel, Thinking about Peace and War, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987

Michael E. Brown, Sean M. Lynn, Janes and Steven E. Miller, (eds.), Debating the Democratic Peace , Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1984

Wolfram F. Hanrieder, Global Peace and Security. Trends and Challenges Colorado: Westview Press, 1987

Francis A. Beer, Peace Against War, London: Sage 1987

Michnel Renner, Critical Juncture: The Future of Peace Keeping, World Watch Paper, 1993

C.R. Mitichell, The Structure of International Conflict London: McMillan, 1982

Edmund Cairans, A Safer Future: Reducing the Human Cost of War, An Oxfam Publication, 1997

Maurice Duverger, The Idea of politics; The Issues of Power Society, Metbucns Co. Ltd., 1967

H.G. Lopez (ed.), Peace Studies; Past and Future, London: Sage, 1989

M.M. Merry Field and R.C. Remy (eds.), Teaching about International Conflict and Peace, New York: State university of New York Press, 1995

Clausewitz, C. Von, On War, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1976

Masako Shoji, Peace Education: A Guide for Parents, Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation, 1997

Paper Code

231911

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Public Administration in Bangladesh

Exam Duration: 4 Hours

Paper Content:

A. Historical Background of Public Administration in Bangladesh: Nature, National Objectives and Framework of Realization

Organization of Civil Service: Socio-Economic Background, Recruitment, Training, Socialization

Role of Central Personnel Agencies: Ministry of Public Administration

B. Bangladesh Public Administration: Central Administration in Bangladesh: The Secretariat; Relations between the Secretariat and Attached Offices and Public Sector Corporations.

Field Administration: District Administration and Upazila Administration - Structure, Functions and Performances

Administrative Reforms in Bangladesh: Experience and Prospects

Parliament and Public Administration in Bangladesh: Scope and Methods of Parliamentary Control; Parliamentary Committees and Administrative Accountability; Limits of Parliamentary Control

Politics and Bureaucracy in Bangladesh; Politicization of Bureaucracy: Causes, Consequences and Cures.

Selected Readings:

A. M. M. Shawkat Ali, Public Service Commission in Bangladesh, Dhaka: The University of Dhaka Press, 1990

A. M. M. Shawkat Ali, The Lore of the Mandarins, Dhaka: University Press Limited, 2002

Emajuddin Ahmed, Bureaucratic Elites in Segmented Economic Growth, Dhaka: University Press Limited, 1980

Mohammad Mohabbat Khan, Administrative Reforms in Bangladesh, Dhaka: University Press Limited, 1998

Najmul Abedin, Local Administration and Politics in Modernizing Societies: Bangladesh and Pakistan. Dhaka; NTPA, 1973

Nizam Ahmed, The Parliament of Bangladesh, Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2002

Syed Giasuddin Ahmed, Public Personnel Administration in Bangladesh, Dhaka: The University of Dhaka Press, 1986

Paper Code

231913

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Research Methodology and Statistics

Exam Duration: 4 Hours

Paper Content:

  1. Research Methodology: Introduction, Meaning and Objectives of Social Science Research; Concepts and Theories; Types of Research; Research Design; Selection of Problems; Testing of Hypothesis; Methods of Data Collection; Survey Methods and Its Limitations; Sampling; Measurement and Scaling; Techniques of Framing Questionnaire; Construction of Interview Schedules, Processing and Analysis of Data; Coding; Tabulation; Use of Statistics; Interpretation of Data; Report Writing
  2. Statistics: Statistical Techniques; Limitations of Their Applications in Political Analysis; Tables and Graphs; Measurement of Central Tendency- Mean, Median and Mode; Variation; Range; Mean Deviation; Standard Deviation; Co-efficient of Variations; Association between Nominal and Ordinal Variables; Chi-Square; T & F Test; Association between Internal variables; Regression; Correlation; Multiple Correlation; Standard Error Estimation.

Books Recommended:

1. J Galtung : Theory and Methods of Social Research

2. M. Hasan Ali & Others : Research Methodology and Statistics (Latest Edition), CBO Publications.

2. Blalock Jr. : Social Statistics.

3. PV Young : Scientific Social Survey and Research.

4. G Sjoberg and R Nett : A Methodology of Social Research.

5. SP Gupta : Statistical Method.

6. Salauddin M Aminuzzaman : Introduction to Social Research


Paper Code

231915

Marks: 100

Credits: 4

Class Hours: 60

Paper Title:

Political Sociology

Exam Duration: 4 Hours

Paper Content:

A. Introduction to Political Sociology: Nature and Scope.

B. Types of Societies: Traditional, Transitional and Modern.

C. Elite Theory: Contribution of Pareto, Mosca, Michels, and C. Wright Mills; Sociological Theories of the Development of State; Ibn Khaldun, Durkhein, Oppenheimer, Gumplowitcz, Morgan and Marx

D. Political Socialization; Social Stratification: Patterns of Social Stratification in Bangladesh and Caste system in India; Social Groups: Institutional, Non-Institutional, Associational, Non-associational, and Anomic and Other Groups; Max Weber and Bureaucracy

E. Culture, Political Culture & Civilization.

Selected Readings:

Eric Nordilinger, Political Sociology

TB Bottomor, Sociology

Keneth P. Langton, Political Socialization, London: Oxford University Press, 1969.

Herbert Hyman, Political Socialization A Study in the Psychology of Political Behaviour, New York: The Free Press, 1959

Richard E. Dawson, Kenneth Prewitt & Koren S. Sawson, Political, Socialization, Canada: Little Brown & Company, 1969

Dean Jaros, Socialization of Politics, New York: Praeger Publishers, 1973

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