UNIT – I: Historical development of erstwhile Madras Presidency –Reorganization of Southern States (Formation of Madras State) –Constitutional framework,
UNIT –II: Formation of various Ministries in Madras state since 1947 –Policies and programs of various ministries.
UNIT –III: History of State Secretariat –Organization of the secretariat: Departments and other Constitutional authorities (State Public Service Commission, State Finance Commission, State Election Commission) –State Planning Commission,
UNIT –IV: District Administration –Revenue administration –Revenue Division, Taluk, Circle- Police Administration.
PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
UNIT – I: INTRODUCTION
Meaning, Nature and Scope of Public Administration –Growth and Development of Public Administration –Public and Private Administration –Public Administration and other Social Science Relations –Public Administration: An Art or Science – New Public Administration.
Organization –Bases or Organization –Principles of Organization: Hierarchy, Span of Control, Unity of Command, Delegation –forms of Organization –Theories of Organization: Bureaucratic Theory, Scientific Theory and Human Relations Theory
UNIT – III: STRUCTURE OF ADMINISTRATION
Chief Executive –Types of Chief Executive –Agencies: Line, Staff and Auxiliary – Department -Public Corporation –Independent Regulatory Commission –Board.
UNIT – IV: CONTROL OVER PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION , Types of Control –Legislative –Executive –Judicial Control and Functions of Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
UNIT – V: MANAGEMENT
Meaning, Nature and Scope of Management –Planning –Decision .Making – Communication Leadership.
BOOKS FOR REFERENCE:
1. Ayjisti and Maheswari, 1998, Public Administration, Agra.
2. Mohit Bhattacharya, 2002, New Horizons of Public Administration. 3, Shriram Maheswari, Administrative Theory: An Introduction, Macmillan India Ltd., New Delhi.
STUDIES IN NATIONALISM UNIT – I: Nationalism –Concept, meaning and definition – Theories of Nationalism – Colonisation – Anti-colonial struggles – Rise of Nationalism.
UNIT – II: China – 1911 revolution – Sun Yat Sen – KMT – Chinese Communist party – People’s Republic of China.
UNIT – III: South East Asia – Dutch Colonisation of Indonesia – Nationalism struggle in Indonesia – French Colonization of Indo-China – Liberation of Vietnam.
UNIT – IV: Colonisation of Middle East – Arab Nationalism – Nationalist struggle in Egypt.
UNIT – V: Africa – Colonisation of Africa – Anti-colonial struggle in Africa – African Nationalist Movement in South Africa.
BOOKS FOR REFERENCE:
Hall, D.G. E., 1981, History of South East Asia, Mac Millan Education Ltd., London.
Clyde and Beers, History of East Asia.
Fisher, S.N., The Middle East.
Harrison Church, R.J., West Africa.
Baril Davidson, The Growth of African Civilisation East and Central Africa to the Late 19th Century.
CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF INDIA A.D. 1919 TO 2000 UNIT – I: Government of India Act of 1919 – Government at the Center – Dyarchy in the Provinces. UNIT – II: Government of India Act of 1935 – Federal Government – Provincial Autonomy – Indian Independence Act of 1947. UNIT – III: The Republican Consitution – Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles of States Policy – Government at the Center – President – Vice-President and Council of Ministers. UNIT – IV: Parliament – The Supreme Court – Government in the States – Executive Legislature and Judiciary. UNIT – V: Landmark Constitutional Amendment – 24th and 25th Amendments and Fundamental Rights – 39th Amendment – Election of President, Vice-President,
Prime Minister and Speaker beyond Judicial Scrutiny – 42nd Amendment – Changes to Preamble, inclusion of Fundamental duties, far reaching changes in the executive, Legislature and Judiciary – 44th Amendment, Nullification of most of the Provisions of the 42nd Amendment – 52nd Amendment, Anti- defection Law – 61st Amendment – Lower Voting Age – 72nd Amendment Panchayat Nagar Polika Act. BOOKS FOR REFERENCE:
Kapur, A.C., Constitutional History of India.
Agarwal, R.C., Constitutional History of India and National Movement.
Keith, A.B., The Constitutional History of India.
Mahajan, V.D., Constitutional History of India.
Chhabra, G.S., Constitutional History of India.
WOMEN’S STUDIES UNIT – I: Definition of Women’s Studies – Its Objectives – Scope – Theories of Feminism – Women’s Movements in the West. UNIT – II: Women through the Ages – Indian Context – Women in Freedom Struggle – Pre-Gandhian Era and Gandhian Era. UNIT – III: Rise of Feminist Movement and Women’s Organisations – Growth – Governmental and Non-Governmental Organisations – National, State Councils for Women – Achievements. UNIT – IV: Role of women in Politics – Administration – Business – Industry – Women Entrepreneurs – Need for Reservation. UNIT – V: Women and Law – Legal and Constitutional Rights – Marriage – Divorce – Property Rights – Labour Laws – Women in Modern Society. BOOKS FOR REFERENCE:
Tara Ali Aog, India’s Women Power.
Rama Mehta, Socio-legal, Status of Women in India.
Srinivas, M.A., The Changing position of Indian Women.
Nanda, B.R., Indian women from Purdah to Modernity.
Altenbar, A.S., Motilal Banarsi Dars, The Position of Women in Hindu Civilisation.
Neena Desai, A Decade of Women’s Movement in India.
Bovehur David, The Feminist Challenge, The Movement for Women;s Liberation in Britain and U.s.
Banbs Olive, Faces of Feminism – A Study of Feminism as a Social Movement.
Gandhi, M.K., Women and Social Justice.
Radha Kumar, The Women’s Movement in India.
HISTORY OF INDIA A.D. 1858 TO A.D. 1964 UNIT – I: India under the Crown – Lytton, Ripon, Curzon – Constitutional Development 1858, 1861, 1892. UNIT – II: Socio-Cultural Development of India in the 19th Century – Socio-Religious Reform Movements – Western Education – Aligarh Movements. UNIT – III: Factors leading to the emergence of Indian Nationalism – Founding of the Indian National Congress – Moderates – Radical Nationalists - Swadeshi Movement – Act of 1909. UNIT – IV: Gandhian Era – Home Rule Movement – Government of India Act 1919 – Civil-Disobedience Movement. UNIT – V: Act of 1935 – Quit India Movement 1942 – Mountbatten Plan – Partition and Independence 1947 Constitution of 1950 – Era of Nehru – Five Years Plans and Foreign Policy.
BOOKS FOR REFERENCE:
Sumit Sarkar, Modern India. Majumdar, R.C. Freedom Struggle.
Aggarwal, Constitutional Development of National Movement.