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Departments

Political Science

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                                          DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

 

 

VISION

To mould  political scientists with ability to think critically about political systems, processes, and institutions and the related subjects of political power, citizenship, and governance

MISSION

. TO CREATE POLITICAL AWARENESS AMONG WOMEN IN REALISING THE SOCIOPOLITICAL REALITY

DEPARTMENT HISTORY

 

 

—  1967 -  Establishment

 

  

Succession of Heads of  Department

 1973-1999 - Dr.Sr.Omer

 1999-2006 - Ms.J.Anuja

CURRICULAR ASPECTS

Political Science  was  a subsidiary paper for BA Sociology and BA English till 2009.

Subsidiary paper for BA Sociology  & BA English-Indian Constitution And Politics

CCSS system is introduced in undergraduate level.Subsidiary course is replaced by complementary programme in 2009 .In undergraduate level, the 4 semesters constitute 4 different  complementary papers.

—  Semester I- Indian Constitution and Politics-Basic features

—  Semester II- Indian Constitution and Politics-Governmental structures.

—  Semester III- Indian Constitution and Politics-Political Dynamics.

—  Semester IV- Indian Constitution and Politics-Federal Dynamics and Decentralisation

     

Member Board of Examinations

Member of Board of Examinations for BA Political Science .

 Chairman Sixth Semester BA Political Science (April 2015)

Publications

“Domestic Violence Act-Freedom from culture of silence and subjugation –A study in Kerala context”  in the Book Human Rights in changing times, Cambridge Scholars Publishing,UK – Nov  2013

 

"Representation of SC/ST in Higher Education :A study among women college students Kerala Sociologist /Volume 42(2)/pp254-263 0975-8933,Dec 2014

 

Paper Presentations

—  “Domestic Violence Act-Freedom from culture of silence and subjugation” –A study in Kerala context –at Shyam Lal College ,University of Delhi on 14 - 15 February, 2013

 

—  “Representation of SC/ST in higher education: The stigma and isolation faced by them –A study in Arts and Science Colleges” National Seminar on Sociology in India –Issues and Challenges  organised by KSS  December 13-15 2013

 

-Domestic violence and its effects on the emotional and physical development of Adolescents- A study in Kerala Context Impact of violence on social institutions (Family, education and community)in India” National Seminar organized by SERFAC, Chennai, 26-27 Sep 2014

 

- Portrayal of women  in Print Media: with special focus on Sudha Murthi’s Writings, , 16-17 Oct 2014

nt of Adolescents- A study in Kerala Context National Seminar on Women Media and ICT: “Potentialities and insecurities” organized by Department of Sociology, Sree Narayana College, Chempazhanthy, Thiruvananthapuram

 

- Family conflict and its effect on the development of adolescent girls Sree Narayana College, Chempazhanthy, Thiruvananthapuram National seminar on Crime against a women- Growing menace to society, organized by BCM college, Kottayam ,19-20 Jan 2015

 

- Early Marriage and its Impact on Educational Right and Career Aspiration of Women.National Seminar on Human rights and gender issues- towards pragmatic solutions St.Theressa’s College ,Ernakulam 

 

 

POSITIONS HELD IN COLLEGE 

- Coordinator of college Union Election

  • - Member Women Development Cell
  • - Member College Admission Committee
  • - Member College Council

 

Department Activities

  Seminar

In collaboration with Psychology Department,a UGC sponsored  One Day Seminar  on the topic “Protection of Human Rights Of Psychologically Ill “ was conducted on 27th June 2014

     Best Practices

Know Today Today

Objective:

Create awareness on the various aspects of the current political and social scenario.

Practice

Conduct seminars on topics of current political and social issues. Students present paper once a month. A topic is selected and few students present paper of duration of 15 minutes which is followed by an interactive session.

Outcome

  • Helps students attain awareness of current political and social issues .
  • Students show remarkable interest in understanding the topics .
  • Instills confidence to express opinions
  • Inculcate critical thinking.

 

Converse With the World

Objective

To inculcate news paper reading and critical thinking aptitude, to encourage reading habit and create current affair awareness in students .

Practice

             Tie up with certain newspaper houses.Newspaper is provided to students at a subsidised rate. Discussions are undertaken on events of social relevance and which make newspaper headlines.

Outcome

Students motivated to read newspapers and be updated.

 

Future Plans

—  UG programme in Political Science

—  Interdepartmental collaborative programmes

—  Add on course

 

Contact Details

Contact Person:

Ms.J.Anuja

Phone:

9961191969

Address:

Vimala College, Thrissur -9

email:
politics@vimalacollege.edu.in

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Thrissur-9, Kerala, India.
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