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Dibrugarh University Arts Question Papers:POLITICAL SCIENCE (Major) (Human Rights) ' May 2015

Course: 601
(Human Rights)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions.

1. Answer the following as directed:                       1x8=8

a)      The American Declaration of Independence was made on
                                 i.      1775.
                               ii.      1776.
                              iii.      1778.
                             iv.      1784.        
(Choose the correct option)
b)      The Book, A Theory of Justice was written by
                                 i.      Rousseau.
                               ii.      Hobbes.
                              iii.      Rawls.
                             iv.      Mahatma Gandhi.
(Choose the correct option)
c)       Who said, “Rights is the child of law”?
d)      Mention one characteristic of Human Rights.
e)      Right to self-determination is third generation right. (Write True or False)
f)       Who appoints the Chairman of the State Human Rights Commission?
g)      Under which Article of the Indian Constitution the untouchability is abolished?
                                 i.      Article 32.
                               ii.      Article 17.
                              iii.      Article 16.
                             iv.      Article 21.
(Choose the correct option)
h)      International Labour Organization was found in
                                 i.      1909.
                               ii.      1919.
                              iii.      1929.
                             iv.      1939.
(Choose the correct option)
2. Write on the following (within 150 words each):                           4x4=16
a)      Importance of Human Rights Education.
b)      Marxist perspective of Human Rights.
c)       National Human Rights Commission.
d)      Rights of Refugees.
3. What do you mean by Human Rights? Discuss the nature of Human Rights.                     4+8=12
    Examine the contribution of John Locke towards the development of Human Rights.                  12
4. Evaluate the universalistic approach to the concept of Human Rights.                                                                 11
    Explain the concept of Human Rights from Gandhian perspective.
5. Discuss the measures taken by UN for promotion and protection of Human Rights.                     11
    Explain the main features of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966.
6. Analyze the basic objectives of Special Commissions for weaker section with reference to National Commission for minorities.          11
    Discuss the main objectives of UNESCO. How far it is successful?                           7+4=11
7. Discuss various issues of developmental rights with special reference to India.                              11
    Identify the environmental issues in India which violate the Human Rights.


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