Political Science Optional Questions – Test 5 : Mains Marathon


Test 5 : Political Science Mains Marathon


Q.1. Examine the challenges to the sovereignty of state in present times.

Q.2. Plato is an enemy of open society – popper. Comment.

Q.3. Political ideology of globalization is Neo-liberalism. Comment.

Q.4. “Men make their own history, but they do not make it as they please; They do not make it under self selected circumstances, but circumstances existing already, giving and transmitted from the past”- Marx. Examine.

Q.5 Explain – “The intellectuals are the dominant groups, ‘deputies’ exercising the subaltern function on social hegemony and political government.(Gramsci).

Q.6. “The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.”- Explain in terms of Hannah Arendt.

Q.7. Compare liberal perspectives of state with that of feminist perspective towards state.

Q.8. Why disquisition between sex and gender has been so important to feminist analysis? Are the differences within feminism more than the similarities?

Q.9. Explain Focault’s theory of power. What does he mean when he says that power is everywhere? Examine.

Q.10. Explain exactly how Hannah Arendt’s theory of power is different from Weber’s theory of power.

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