POLITICAL SCIENCE and INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Strategy – By Umesh N S K Rank – 77, CSE – 2014

 It is our immense pleasure to know that Umesh N S K who has secured Rank 77 was benefited from Insights’ initiatives. He is 24 and it was his 3ed attempt at CSE.  He has sent an article outlining how he prepared for his Optional subject – Political Science and International Relations (PSIR).  He has scored 278 …

Political Science-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 12

ARCHIVES 26 September 2014 1) The balance of power and policies aiming at its preservation are not only inevitable but are an  essential stabilizing factor in a society of sovereign nations.” (Morgenthau). Comment. (250 Words) 2) “International law undoubtedly functions as a regulatory and limiting mechanism in  international politics but only in an intermittent and …

Political Science-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 11

ARCHIVES 25 September 2014 1) “After the Chinese aggression (1962) some of the most significant changes in Indian foreign  policy took place. However, they were changes within the overall framework of continuity.”  Elucidate. (250 Words)   2)  Discuss the chief characteristics of the systems approach with special reference to Kaplan and  explain its impact on the development …

Political Science-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 10

ARCHIVES  24 September 2014   1)  “India has parties but no party-system.” Discuss. (250 Words) 2) “Secularization of Indian politics is a myth; caste is the determinant of Indian politics.”  Comment. (250 Words) 3)  “Over the decades, the primary objective of India’s foreign policy has been the creation of a  stable inner balance on the subcontinent in …

Political Science-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 8

ARCHIVES 23 September 2014 Answer in 250 words: 1) Explain the influence of British constitutionalism on the Indian Constitution. 2) “The Indian federation is a heavily-centered one; but the States are not mere provinces.” Comment 3) “The Indian bureaucracy still exhibits British orientations in its thought, action and  behaviour.” Justify the statement

Political Science-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 7

ARCHIVES 22 September 2014 Answer in 250 words: 1) Make a critical and comparative assessment of the structural-functional approach and the  Marxian approach. 2)”Political socialization is the process of induction into Political Culture.” Elucidate and bring  out the role played by the modern State in the process. 3)  Account for the two trends – secular …

Political Science-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 6

ARCHIVES 20 September 2014 Answer in 250 words: 1) “Liberty and Equality are the two contradictory concepts equally dear to the human mind.  Comment. 2) “There is no theory of Democracy; it is at best a workable compromise between competing  and conflicting interests.” Elucidate. 3)  What is Fabian Socialism? How does it differ from Scientific …

POLITICAL SCIENCE – Answer Writing Challenge July 7, 2014

POLITICAL SCIENCE – Answer Writing Challenge July 7, 2014 Topic – Political Culture  1. Do you agree that political culture of a society is highly significant aspect of the political system ? ( 250 words) 2. Explain the causes of revival of political culture approach since the 1990s. ( 250 words )

POLITICAL SCIENCE – Answer Writing Challenge 05 July 2014

POLITICAL SCIENCE – Answer Writing Challenge 05 July 2014 Questions – Topic – DEMOCRACY1. Examine the major debates in contemporary democratic theory. ( 250 words) 2. Explain how deliberative democracy tries to improve the functioning of liberal democracies. ( 250 words) 

POLITICAL SCIENCE – Daily Answer Writing Challenge June 02, 2014

POLITICAL SCIENCE – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 02, 2014    Answer in approximately 150 words each a) “Women have always been man’s dependent, if not his slave, the two sexes have never shared the world in equality” – Simone de Beauvoir. b) “Power flows through out the system like blood in the capillaries of our body” …

POLITICAL SCIENCE: Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 27, 2014

POLITICAL SCIENCE: Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 27, 2014 1.Write short notes on the following in 150 words a) Location of Hegemonyb) Knowledge is Power2. Answer in 300 words a) Do you agree that pluralist democracies have posed a great threat to the fabric of nation-state ? Substantiate   b) Explain how Mill tries to …