CBSE Class 12 Sociology Syllabus 2011-2012

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Class XII

INDIAN SOCIETY

Unit 1: Introducing Indian Society 

  •  Colonialism, Nationalism, Class and Community

Unit 2: Demographic Structure And Indian Society

  •  Rural-Urban Linkages and Divisions

Unit 3: Social Institutions: Continuity & Change 

  •  Family and Kinship
  •  The Caste System

Unit 4: Market As A Social Institution 

  •  Market as a Social Institution

Unit 5: Pattern of Social Inquality & Exclusion 

  •  Caste Prejudice, Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes
  •  Marginalization of Tribal Communities
  •  The Struggle for Women’s Equality
  •  The Protection of Religious Minorities
  •  Caring for the Differently Abled

Unit 6: The Challenges Of Cultural Diversity 

  •  Problems of Communalism, Regionalism, Casteism & Patriarchy
  •  Role of the State in a Plural and Unequal Society
  •  What We Share

Unit 7: Suggestions For Project Work 

B. CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA

Unit 8: Structural Change 

  •  Colonialism, Industrialization, Urbanization.

Unit 9: Cultural Change 

  •  Modernization, Westernization, Sanskritisation, Secularization .
  •  Social Reform Movements & Laws

Unit 10 : The Story Of Democracy 

  •  The Constitution as an instrument of Social Change
  •  Parties, Pressure Groups and Democratic Politics
  •  Panchayati Raj and the Challenges of Social Transformation


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