This subject CANNOT be opted in combination with Law, Constitutional Law, Mercantile Law, Muslim Law and Jurisprudence and International Law.

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Total Marks - 100

Part - A

1. The modern state system - history, basic features, evolving forms.

2. International Relations as a field of study, Basic Approaches - Power, Balance of Power, Imperialism, Nationalism.

3. Interaction between states - diplomacy, International Law, international economic and trade linkages - pressures in world politics.

Part - B

1. Evolution of the International System since 1815 (Congress of Vienna) Historical Overview.

2. World War III, Decolonization, Rise of the Third World Alliance System (NATO, SEATO, CENTO, WARSAW PACT) Peaceful coexistence: Non-Aligned Movement Theories of Peace and Security in Nuclear Age (Deterrence. Limited war. Crisis Management etc) Détente.

Part - C

1. Foreign Policies of the Superpowers, major powers (USA. USSR. China) with special reference to South Asia (India. Pakistan, etc.).

2. Issues in global Politics.

(a) Nuclear Proliferation.
(b) Superpower rivalry in the Indian Ocean.
(c) International economic order.
(d) Regional Security issues and crises (Afghanistan Crises Iran—Iraq war, Palestine problem, Apartheid and South Africa, Namibia, Polish crises, Eurocommunism, Central American crises etc.)
(e) Arms Control and disarmament.

    SUGGESTED READINGS

      Title Author
    1

    International Politics

    K.J. Holsti

    2

    Politics among Nations

    Hans Morgenthan

    3

    World Politics: An Introduction

    James N. Rosenau

    4

    An Introduction to International Politics; Power and Justics

    Theodor Contobius and Thomas Wolfe

    5

    Contending Theories of International Relations

    Tames Dougherty

    6

    Issues in Global Politics

    Gavin Boyd

    7

    World Politics since 1945

    Peter Caloucorassi

    8

    International Relations: Peace or War

    Richard Rosecrance

    9

    Relations of Nations

    Frederick Hartman

    10

    Indian Ocean and the Superpowers: Economic, Political and Strategic Perspectives

    Rasul Bux Rais

    11

    Sanctuary and War

    Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema

    12

    Contemporary Strategy: Theories and Policies

    J. Baylis, K. Booth, P. Williams, J. Garnet