Fall 2019 POL 245: Asian Politics Final Assignment 50 Points
Please answer one of the following three question. The answer should be written as an essay, word limit for the answer is between 2500-3000 words. At least six different citations are required. You must use additional sources for your reference besides your reading materials.
The answer to the question must be double-spaced, typed in 12 points using a standard font (e.g., Times New Roman). It must have a separate title page with your name and the question you are answering.
The hard copy of the final assignment is due on 12 December, no later than 3 pm at the Department of Politics and Government office (SCH 401). Electronic submissions will not be accepted.
1. Afghanistan’s political development since Emir Abdur Rahman Khan’s reign (18801901) revolved around establishing a centralized state; discuss various efforts in this regard until now and examine the successes and failures of these efforts.
2. ‘With the reelection of the Bharati Janata Party (BJP) in 2019, Indian party system has come to a full circle’ – do you agree with you this statement? Discuss various stages of Indian party system since its independence in 1947.
3. What are the key features of the 18th Amendment to Pakistan’s Constitution? How has the amendment changed Pakistan’s system of governance?