§ The Nation-State System
§ Evolution of International Society
II. Theories and Approaches
§ The Classical Approaches-Realism and Idealism
§ The Scientific Revolution-Behavioral Approach, System Approach,
§ Neo-realism, Neo-liberalism.
§ Post-modernism, Critical Theory, Feminism, Constructivism
III. International Political Security.
§ Conceptualization of security in the Twenty-First century
§ Power. Elements of National Power
§ Balance of Power
§ Foreign Policy: Determinants, Decision Making and Analysis
§ National Interest
IV. Strategic Approach to International Relation.
§ War: Causation of War, Total War, Limited War, Asymmetric Warfare, Civil War, Guerilla Warfare
§ Strategic Culture: Determinants of Pakistani Strategic Culture.
§ Deterrence: Theory and practice with special reference to India and Pakistan
V. International Political Economy.
§ Theories in IPE: Mercantilism, Economic Liberalism, and Neo- Marxism
§ Theories of Imperialism, Dependence and Interdependence discourse
VI. International political community.
VII. Approaches to Peace
§ International Law
§ Arms Control /Disarmament and Nuclear Non proliferation Regime
VIII. International Political Institution
§ United Nations
§ International Monetary Fund (IMF)
§ World Bank
§ International Court of Justice