Courses Catalogue

Government And Politics

COURSE CODE: PAM 7303
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Public Administration and Management, Masters
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Required Readings

  • Anyang, N. (1992).30 years of Independence in Africa: The lost Decades, Academy Science Nairobi, Kenya:Publishers.
  • Curtis, B., Brown, K. M., Needler, N.&Semou, R. W.(1990). Introduction to Comparative Government & Politics. New Delhi. R. Chard &Co. Publisher.
  • Hans J. M.(n.d). Evolution of Comparative Politics Among Nations. Eagle Woodcliffs New Jersey: Prentince Hall Inc. pp 54-73.
  • Hoffman, S. (H5U). Contemporary Theory in International relations, Ch. 5, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, USA.
  • Hughes, E. O.(1994). Public management and administration: An introduction; Ch. 5, Role of government PP. 89 119; New York:St. Martins Press.
  • James, H.B.(n.d). Comparative Politics: An Introduction. Alfred Publishing Co. Inc. Sherman Oaks, California.
  • John, S. R.&, James, D.& Seymour, S. W.(n.d). Introduction to Comparative Government.
  • Khana,V.N.(2000). Comparative Study of Government Politics CR. Chand & Co Publishers
  • Leys, C.(1996). The Rise and Fall of Development Theory. Indian University Press, Bloomington, Indianapolis
  • Meehan, E, J, Roche P. J, Stedman, S; Murray J.R.(n.d).The Dynamics ModernGovernment. New York: McGraw Hill Book Company.
  • Ndegwa, P. and Green, R. (1994).Africa to 2000 and Beyond: Imperative Political and Economic Agenda,Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers.
  • Randal, V and Theo Bald, R.(1998). Political Change and Underdevelopment, CF:Towards a Politics of Modernization and Development, pg. 7 Ch: 4Dependency Theory and Study of politics pp: 121-165. London: Macmillan Press Ltd. 
  • Randall, V. and Theo Bald, R. (1998).Political Change and Underdevelopment: Acritical introduction to Third World Politics, (2nd ed.), Ms. Millan Press Ltd.
  • Rod, H and Martin, H. (1982).Political Science, A comprehensive Introduction,(3rded).New York: Palgrave MacMillan. 
  • Rodney, W.(2001). How Europe Undeveloped Africa, Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers.
  • Sam, C., Sarkesian and James, F. B.(1979). Comparative Politics: An Introduction. Alfred Publishing Co, Inc.
  • Wagona, M.The Role of Africa’s culture in Economic Development’ in Majaju, A. B. (ed), (1997).Kampala: Makerere University Political Science Review, Volume 1 Number 2
  • Wunsch, S. J.& Ann, O. D. (n.d). The failure of Centralized State Institutions andSelf-Governancein Africa, San Francisco, California, ICS Press.