CBSE Class 12 Sociology Syllabus 2018 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sociology Syllabus 2018 2019.Download the latest syllabus to do your studies as per the latest guidelines issued by CBSE NCERT. The syllabus, weightage of chapters, blue print of question papers and the design of question papers is issued every year for the benefit of students. Access all syllabus for all subjects here.

                                                                             SOCIOLOGY (Code No. 039)

                                                                                   CLASS–XII (2018-19)

One Paper Theory                                                                                                                                 Marks 80

Unitwise Weightage                                                                                                                               3 hours


Unit 1: Introducing Indian Society 10 Periods

1 Colonialism, Nationalism, Class and Community

Unit 2: The Demographic Structure of the Indian Society 10 Periods

1 Theories and concepts in demography

2 Rural-Urban Linkages and Divisions

Unit 3: Social Institutions: Continuity and Change 12 Periods

1 The Caste System

2 Family and Kinship

Unit 4: Market as a Social Institution 10 Periods

 Sociological perspectives on markets and the economy

 Globalization - Interlinking of Local, Regional, National and International Markets

Unit 5: Patterns of Social Inequality and Exclusion 20 Periods

1 Caste Prejudice, Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes

2 Marginalization of Tribal Communities

3 The Struggle for Women’s Equality

4 The struggles of the Differently Abled

Unit 6: The Challenges of Cultural Diversity 20 Periods

1 Cultural communities and the nation state

2 Problems of Communalism, Regionalism and Casteism

3 The Nation state, religion related issues and identities

4 Communalism, secularism and the nation state

5 State and Civil Society

Unit 7: Suggestions for Project Work 16 Periods


Unit 8: Structural Change 10 Periods

1 Colonialism, Industrialization, Urbanization

Unit 9: Cultural Change 12 Periods

1 Modernization, Westernization, Sanskritisation, Secularization

2 Social Reform Movements and Laws

Unit 10: The Story of Indian Democracy 16 Periods

1 The Constitution as an instrument of Social Change

2 Panchayati Raj and the Challenges of Social Transformation

3 Parties, Pressure Groups and Democratic Politics

Unit 11: Change and Development in Rural Society 10 Periods

1 Land Reforms, Green Revolution and Emerging Agrarian society

2 Agrarian Structure : Caste & class in Rural India

3 Land Reforms

4 Green revolution and its social consequences

4 Transformation in Rural Society

5 Globalization, Liberalization and Rural Society

Unit 12: Change and Development in Industrial Society 14 Periods

1 From Planned Industrialization to Liberalization

2 Getting a Job

3 Work Processes

Unit 13: Globalisation and Social Change 10 Periods

1 Dimensions of Globalization

Unit 14: Mass Media and Communication 14 Periods

1 Types of Mass Media: Radio, Television and Print Media

2 Changing Nature of Mass Media

Unit 15: Social Movements 18 Periods

1 Theories and Classification of Social Movements

2 Class-Based Movements: Workers, Peasants

3 Caste-Based Movements: Dalit Movement, Backward Castes, Trends in Upper Caste Responses

4 Women’s Movements in Independent India

5 Tribal Movements

6 Environmental Movements

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