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Political Studies and Policy and Development Studies: POLS 101/ 102 READINGS

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POLS 102 E-BOOK

KINDLY NOTE THAT THE BOOK IS AVAILBELE IN THE LIBRARY ACADEMIC RESERVES AND IT IS ALSO AVAILABLE AS AN E-BOOK : PLEASE CLICK THE LINK BELOW FOR THE E-BOOK.

POLITICS BY ANDREW HEYWOOD

Politics


 GLOBAL POLITICS BY ANDREW HEYWOOD

 

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POLS 101 READINGS

PRESCRIBED TEXTBOOK

Politics book by Andrew Heywood is available on the ground floor of the EG M library in academic reserves. 320 HEY. Also available in the Pmb main library academic reserves.

Jackson, R.J. & Jackson, D. 1997. “Political Science Yesterday and Today” in Comparative Introduction to Political Science. Is available at Westville Library.  320 JAC

 Grigsby, E. 2002. Chapter 3: Key Concepts in Political Science, in: Analysing Politics: an Introduction to Political Science. [Online] Wadsworth: United Kingdom. Available: http://www.nicat-mammadli.narod.ru/b1.html/b35.pdf [Accessed: 24 January 2017]

 

 

ASSIGNMENTS READINGS (2019)

Political Ideologies books are located in library second floor on shelf number 320.5 and 320.509

PARTY IDEOLOGY IN SOUTH AFRICA 

The Ideological Journey of South Africa

Peacebuilding as politics : cultivating peace in fragile societies 327.172 PEA

Peace,Politics and violence  in the new South Africa 320.968  ETH

Understanding State-Building from a Political Economy Perspective 

Democratic Transitions

Democratization in Africa: African Views, African Voices

 

1. State failure Readings (2017/2018)
Failed States, Collapsed States, Weak States: Causes and Indicators

Failed States, or the State as Failure?

Characteristics of failed state

Butler, A. 2004. Contemporary South Africa. MacMillan: South Africa. is available at PMB Library. 968.066 BUT

Dryzek, J.S & Dunleavy. 2009. Theories of the Democratic State. MacMillan: South Africa, Availble at Howard college library. 321.801 DRY

Grigsby, E. 2002. Chapter 5-7: Political Ideologies, in: Analysing Politics: an Introduction to Political Science. [Online] Wadsworth: United Kingdom. Available: http://www.nicat-mammadli.narod.ru/b1.html/b35.pdf 

POLS 102 READINGS (Foreign Policy Assignment readings)

PRINT BOOKS CAN BE FOUND  ON THE SHELVES OF THE EGM LIBRARY ON THE 2ND FLOOR AT THE FF NUMBERS :

 

1. Fifty years of Foreign affairs. 327.73 ARM

2. Window on freedom : race, civil rights, and foreign affairs, 1945-1988 327.73 WIN

3. The African presence in world affairs; national development and its role in foreign policy. 327.6 RIV

327 73 is the general number for books on Foreign Affairs in all libraries. Also check Google Books

 

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    Major South African Foreign Policy Trends and Issues of 2017

The challenges and ambiguities of South Africa’s foreign policy

South Africa’s Policy Challenges in the Next Four Years

Foreign affairs. by Council on Foreign Relations

 

 

POLS 102 ESSAY 1

 

Usefull readings for essay 1 : Challenges of Global Politics. Click on the links below.

1. What are the 10 biggest global challenges?

2. From the Politics of Development to the Challenges of Globalization

3. The World Social Forum and the challenges of global democracy

4. Greater China, the challenges of global production networks and the dynamics of transformation

5. The genetics of politics: discovery, challenges, and progress

6. The New Global Politics of Poverty

7.The Challenges of Global Environmental Change for Urban Africa

8. The Next Three Futures, Part One: Looming Crises of Global Inequality, Ecological Degradation, and a Failed System of Global Governance

 

Books are located in the second floor of the library (EG MALHEBER LIBRARY)

1. Doing the dirty work? : the global politics of domestic labour    331.48164 AND

2. Global justice and transnational politics : essays on the moral and political challenges of globalization by Pablo De Greiff; Ciaran Cronins    

     320.01 GLO

3. Our global neighborhood : the report of the Commission on Global Governance.  by Commission on Global Governance.  
      327.1 COM
 
4. Globalization and the challenges of a new century : a reader.  by Patrick O'Meara; Howard D Mehlinger; Matthew Krain 
    
    909.829 GLO
5. Social movements in global politics by David West 303.484 WES   
 
In the Pietermaritzburg main library, general books on global politics are shelved at the 327 number but also check the catalogue as books on particular topics are shelved with the number for the topic. 4 copies of the book Global politics by Heywood are on Academic Reserves.

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