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Download CBSE class 11 Sociology study material in PDF format. MyCBSEguide provides solved papers, board question papers, revision notes and NCERT solutions for CBSE class 11 Sociology. The topics included are Introducing Sociology: Society, Sociology and relationship with other Social Sciences, Basic Concepts, Social Institutions, Culture and Society, Practical in Sociology: Methods and Techniques: Evaluated through Practical, Understanding Society, Structure, Process and Stratification, Social Change, Environment and Society, Western Social Thinkers, Indian Sociologists


Unit 1: Society and Sociology and Relationship with other Social Sciences (20 Periods)

  • Introducing Society: Individuals and collectivities. Plural Perspectives
  • Introducing Sociology: Emergence. Nature and Scope. Relationship to other disciplines

Unit 2: Basic Concepts (

  • Social Groups
  • Status and Role
  • Social Stratification
  • Social Control

Unit 3: Social Institutions (

  • Family, Marriage 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: Practical in Sociology: Methods and Techniques (

  • Methods: Participant Observation, Survey
  • Tools and Techniques: Observation, Interview, Questionaire
  • The Significance of Field Work in Sociology


Unit 6: Structure, Process and Stratification (

  • Social Structure
  • Social Processes: Cooperation, Competition, Conflict
  • Social Stratification: Class, Caste, Race, Gender

Unit 7: Social Change (

  • Social Change: Types and Dimensions; Causes and Consequences
  • Social Order: Domination, Authority and Law; Contestation, Crime and Violence
  • Village, Town and City: Changes in Rural and Urban Society

Unit 8: Environment and Society (

  • Ecology and Society
  • Environmental Crises and Social Responses

Unit 9: Western Social Thinkers (

  • Karl Marx on Class Conflict
  • Emile Durkheim on Division of Labour
  • Max Weber on Bureaucracy

Unit 10: Indian Sociologists (

  • G.S. Ghurye on Race and Caste (10 Marks)
  • D.P. Mukherjee on Tradition and Change
  • A.R. Desai on the State
  • M.N. Srinivas on the Village

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