This course seeks to help students understand important concepts, approaches and theories of public administration. The course aims to equip students with understanding of the latest developments in the field of Public Administration. The course will be useful for students who seek to understand and analyze broad transformations in the discipline in the course of changes in socio-economic and political life.
This Course is meant to acquaint students with the
character and trajectory of modern political ideologies. It seeks to clarify
the key differences between ideological and other modes of thought, and to
introduce debates such as End of Ideology and End of History. More
specifically, the Course serves as an introduction to the distinctive doctrines
and variants of ten ideologies, and to the role the latter play in contemporary
This course expects students to understand the interface of politics with social structures and processes and how the nature of power is shaped by social factors.
This course intends to introduce students to an in-depth study of politics in one state- Maharashtra. Therefore, students are expected to understand both the historical evolution of Maharashtra's politics and different analyses of politics of the state.
This course aims at introducing the students to concrete examples of comparison of governmental institutions and processes.
The course is designed to provide students an understanding of the basic concepts, theories, and processes of public policy. It seeks to impart students' understanding of institutions and actors involved in public policymaking with illustrations of specific policies and to equip them with policy analysis skills.
The course seeks to introduce the Development Administration as an area of inquiry. It intends to explain students’ the concepts, theories and contemporary state of development administration. The purpose, of course, is to help students understand and analyze development administration by situating it in the Indian context.
The course is designed to introduce students to the
fundamental ideas and thoughts of key administrative thinkers. The course also focuses
on varied and rich contribution of administrative thinkers to the evolution of
the discipline of Public Administration, and how their ideas and thoughts help
in developing understanding of administrative practice.