Department Of Political Science and Public Administration Courseware


Course Schedule
Week 1: What is International relations?
     ? Conventional and contemporary definitions of international relations.
     ? Changing phases of international relations as a field of study.
Week 2: Scope and Sub-fields of International Relations
     ? Scope of international relation
     ? Sub fields of International relations.
Week 3: The Historical Development of Contemporary International Relations.
     ? Historical and evolutionary trend of contemporary international relations.
Week 4: Approaches to the study…
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COURSE SCHEDULE
Week 1: Political Science: Definitions and Conceptualization.
     ? The concept of politics.
     ? What is science?
     ? What is political science?

Week 2: The science of politics: The scientific status of the discipline.
     ? The meaning of science
     ? Cannons of science
     ? The scientific nature of the study of politics
     ? Political scientist and the use of scientific patterns

Week 3: Relationship…
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PREAMBLE
One basic responsibilities of political scientist is to be able to analyse events as they occur in polity. Political analysis help us to understand what is important, valuable, and real or true in politics.There are different conceptions of politics because scholars tend to define politics base on their perception or field of study. The earliest conception of politics belonged to the Greeks, who viewed politics as matters in the public realm as against the private realm.


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SECTION ONE: THE STUDY OF THE INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM
1. INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM
2. International society
3. International community
4. Theoretical approaches to the study of the international system
5. Definition of international system
6. Definition of international society
7. Definition of international community
8. Differences and similarities between international system, society, and community


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COURSE DETAILS:
Week 1: Meaning of public policy
Week 2: Meaning of public policy Analysis
The policy cycle
Week 3: Public policy cycle
Actors in the policy process
Week 4: Governmental actors
Week 5: Non-governmental actors
Models of Decision Making in public Policy
Week 6: Rational-comprehensive
Week 7: Satisfying
Week8: Mixed scanning
Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA)
Week 9: Strategies of CBA
Week10: Strengths of CBA
Week 11: Weaknesses of CBA
Week 12 Revision


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DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
EDO UNIVERSITY, IYAMHO
EDO STATE, NIGERIA


PROGRAMME TITLE: B.Sc. (HONS) POLITICAL SCIENCE


COURSE LECTURER: DR. RAJI OLAROTIMI


CREDIT LOAD: 2 UNITS


COURSE HOURS: 2 HOURS


COURSE CODE: SOC 111


COURSE TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY


An introductory analysis and description of basic social structure and dynamics of human
society; field of sociology; sociology and other social sciences; methods and techniques: basic
concepts and principles of sociology. This…
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This course would focus on socialisation; social learning, internationalization, and conscience
formation, values and attitudes; prejudice and discrimination; stereotypes; development and
change of attitudes; social movements.


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The course examines selected classical, medieval,
renaissance and age of enlightenment political thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle, St
Augustine of Hippo, St Thomas Aquinas, Marsilo of Padua, Nicollo Machiavelli, etc.
with special emphasis on the germination and impacts of their ideas.


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The course provides the various conceptions used in foreign
policy analysis; transactional flows, the interplay of domestic and external factors,
ideological and national interest considerations, and techniques of foreign policy,
application of these concepts to the examination of foreign policies of major powers;
United States, United Kingdom, Russia, France, China and the emerging powers
such as India, Japan, Pakistan, Iran and Israel; as well as African States.


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