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Third Semester

MPA 515: Global Governance

The course has been designed to familiarize students with the fundamental concepts, theories, mechanisms, issues and challenges of global governance. Similarly, the course introduces students with the roles of global and regional institutions in the contemporary globalized world. The course also aims at exposing the students to the emerging global challenges to create awareness of the situations that the present world is facing.

Course Contents

Unit 1: Introduction to Global Governance      (LH 12)
  • Global governance: concept and actors
  • Overview of theories of global governance: realist theory, liberal theory, constructivist theory, Marxist and Neo-Marxist theories
Unit 2: Foundations of Global Governance and the United Nations          (LH 8)
  • The state system
  • Multilateralism in the twentieth century
  • The League of Nations and the formation of the United Nations (UN)
  • Introduction to the UN: purposes, principles and organs
  • Role of the UN in global governance
Unit 3: Contemporary Issue Areas of Global Governance     (LH 8)
  • Peace and security governance
  • Human development governance
  • Human rights governance
  • Environmental governance
Unit 4: Global Organizations and Regionalism            (LH 12)
  • Roles of the World Bank, IMF, WTO, ADB, ILO and International Criminal Court (ICC)
  • Regionalism: overview
  • Regionalism in South Asia: genesis and introduction to SAARC
  • Achievements and challenges of SAARC
Unit 5: Challenges of Global Governance          (LH 8)
  • Organized crime and international terrorism
  • Cyber crime
  • Communicable diseases
  • Money laundering

References

  • Bastola, M. K. (2018). Global Governance: Governance in a New World Order. Kathmandu: Midas Bastola.
  • Basu, R. (2004). The United Nations: Structure and Functions of an International Organisation. New Delhi: Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
  • Biswal, T. (Ed.) (2009). International Relations. New Delhi: Macmillan Publishers India Ltd.
  • Dash, K. C. (2008). Regionalism in South Asia: Negotiating Cooperation, Institutional Structures. New York: Routledge.
  • Diehl, P. F. (Ed.) (2005). The Politics of Global Governance. New Delhi: Viva Books Pvt. Ltd.
  • Karns, M. P. & Mingst, K. A. (2010). International Organizations: The Politics and Processes of Global Governance. New Delhi: Viva Books Pvt. Ltd.
  • United Nations (2008). The United Nations Today. New York: United Nations Department of Public Information.
  • Wunderlich, J. U. (2007). Regionalism, Globalisation and International Order: Europe and Southeast Asia. UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited.
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Fourth Semester Public Policy

PP 662: Public Policy Analysis-II

The objective of this course is to orient students about the political analysis, policy instruments and policy network theory that will enable to analyze policy issues to develop policy considering a broad perspective.

Course Contents

Unit 1: Issues to the Study of Public Policy Analysis    (LH 8)
  • Informing and appraising public policy
  • Re-framing public policy  
Unit 2: Power Models and the Policy Process LH12
  • Political power, elitism, pluralism, corporatism, Marxism, professionalism and technocracy
  • Relationships between power, authority and legitimacy    
Unit 3: Policy Development          (LH 8)
  • Participants and goals
  • Problems and solutions (tools): political feasibility and explaining policy development              
Unit 4: Implementation of Sectoral Policy        (LH 12)
  • Health policy
  • Education policy
  • Social welfare policy
  • Energy policy
  • Economic policy
  • Foreign policy    
Unit 5: Case study/ Field Report  (LH 8)
  • Case study/ field report on planning and implementation of a development policy

References

  • Adhikari, D. (2061). Public Policy Analysis. Kathmandu: Pairabi Prakashan.
  • Anderson, J. E. (1979). Public Policy Making (2nd ed.). New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston
  • Cochran, C. L. & Malone, E. F. (2007). Public Policy: Perspectives and Choices. New Delhi: Viva Books Pvt. Ltd.
  • Devkota, S. C. (2060). Public Policy Analysis. Kathmandu: Ratna Pustak Bhandar.
  • Edward III, George C., & Sharkansky, I. (1978). The Policy Predicament. San Francisco: W.H. Freeman.
  • Farohock, F. M. (1979). Public Policy: Scope and Logic. New Jersey: Prentice –Hall INC Englewood Cliffs.
  • Hill, M. & Hupe, P. (2006). Implementing Public Policy: Governance in Theory and Practice. New Delhi: Sage Publications.
  • Howlett, M. & Ramesh, M. (2003). Studying Public Policy: Policy Cycles and Policy Sub Systems. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Joshi, S. (2062). Economic Policy Analysis. Kathmandu: Taleju Prakashan.
  • Pandey, Y. R. (2069). Public Policy Formulation, Implementation Monitoring Evaluation and Analysis of Public Policy. Kathmandu: Vidhyarthi Pustak Bhandar.
  • Paul, D. (1995). Public Policy Formulation and Implementation in India. New Delhi: Devika Publications.
  • Rana, R. B. (2014). Aspects of Public Policy, Kathmandu: Kantipur College of Public Management.
  • Reejal, P. R. (2003). Fundamental of Public Policy Analysis. Kathmandu: Pairabi Prakashan.
  • Sahni, P. (1987). Public Policy: Conceptual Dimension. New Delhi: Kitab Mahal.
  • Sapru, R. K. (2014). Public Policy: Formulation, Implementation and Evaluation. New Delhi: Sterling Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
  • Sapru, R. K. (2011). Public Policy: Art and Craft of Policy Analysis. New Delhi: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
  • Saxena, P. K. (1993). Comparative Public Policy. New Delhi: Rawat Publications.