Rajasthan Board

Time : 3.15 Hours

Total marks : 100


Unit 1: Society & Sociology and Relationship with other social sciences

Introducing Society : Individuals and collectivities. Plural Perspectives


Introducing Sociology: Emergence. Nature & Scope. Relationship to other



Unit 2: Basic Concepts

  • Social Groups

  • Status and Role

  • Social Stratification

  • Social Control

Unit 3: Social Institutions


  • Family and Kinship

  • Political and Economic Institutions

  • Religion as a Social Institution

  • Education as a Social Institution

Unit 4: Culture And Society

Culture. Values and Norms: Shared, Plural, Contested

Socialization: Conformity, Conflict and the Shaping of Personality




Unit 5: Structure, Process and Stratification

  • Social Structure

  • Social Processes: Cooperation, Competition, Conflict

  • Social Stratification : Class, Caste, Race, Gender

Unit 6: Social Change

  • Social Change : Types and Dimensions; Causes and Consequences

  • Social Order: Domination, Authority & Low; Contestation, Crime & Violence

  • Village, Town & City: Changes in Rural & Urban Society

Unit 7: Environment And Society

  • Ecology and Society

  • Environmental Crises and Social Responses

Unit 8: Western Social Thinkers

  • Karl Marx on Class Conflict

  • Emile Durkheim on Division of Labor

  • Max Weber on Bureaucracy

Unit 9: Indian Sociologists

  • G.S. Ghurye on Race and Caste

  • D.P. Mukherji on Tradition and Change

  • A.R. Desai on the State

  • M.N. Srinivas on the Village


Prescribed Books -

Sociology, Part-1 - NCERT's Book Published under Copyright

Understanding Society Part-II - NCERT's Book Published under Copyright

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