CBSE (UGC) NET June-December 2016 Syllabus for Women Studies
CBSE (UGC) NET Women Studies Syllabus 2012
Code No. 74
Subject: Women Studies Syllabus
- There will be two question papers. CBSE (UGC) NET Women Studies Paper II and CBSE (UGC) NET Women Studies Paper III.
- Paper II will consist of 50 questions worth 2 mark each.
- Paper III will consist of 75 questions worth 2 mark each.
CBSE (UGC) NET Women Studies Paper II and Paper III
- Concept and need for Women's Studies-Scope of Women's Studies-Women's Studies as an academic discipline.
- Women's Movements-Pre-independent, Post-independent and Current women's movements.
- National Committees and Commissions for Women-Government. Organizations for Women-Department of Women and Child Development.
- Liberal Feminism-Rationality, Freedom, Education.
- Marxist Feminism-Production, Reproduction, Class, Alienation, Marriage and Family.
- Radical Feminism-Gender, Patriarchy, Reproductive Technology, Motherhood.
- Socialist Feminism-Class and Gender, Division of Labour, Unified and Dual System, Exploitation.
- Indian Women-Family, Caste, Class, Culture, Religion, Social System.
- Women's Education-Gender bias in enrolment-Curriculum content-Dropouts.
- Negative capability in Education-Values in Education-Vocational Education.
- Recent Trends in Women's Education-Committees and Commissions on Education.
- Adult Literacy and Non-formal education for women's development.
- Concept of Work-Productive and non-productive work-Use value and market value.
- Gender Division of Labour-Mode of Production-Women in organised and unorganised sector.
- Training, skills and income generation.
- New Economic Policy and its impact on Women's Employment-Globalization-Structural Adjustment Programs.
- Concept and meaning-Importance of Entrepreneurship-Entrepreneurial traits-Factors contributing to women Entrepreneurship-Micro Enterprises.
- Gender and Technology-Technology and Production-Technology Transfer-Appropriate Technology-Emerging Technologies.
- Information Technology-Impact on Women's Development.
- Gender in Health-Health status of women in India-Mortality and Morbidity factors influencing health-Nutrition and hearth-HIV and AIDS control program.
- National Health and Population Policies and Programs-Maternal and Child Health (MCH) to Reproductive and Child health approaches, Issues of old age.
- Women and Environment-Nature as feminine principle-Basic needs in Rural and Urban Environments-Care and management of natural resources-Depletion of natural resources-Sustainable environment and impact on women.
- Girl Child in Society-Child labourers-Changing role of women-Marriage-Single parent-Motherhood-Widows.
- Theories of Development-Empowerment-Alternative approaches-Women in Development (WID), Women and Development (WAD) and Gender and Development (GAD) -State Policy and Programs.
- Women Development approaches in Indian Five-Year Plans-Collectivity and Group dynamics-Self-helf Groups women and leadership-Panchayati Raj-Political Role and Participation-NGOs and Women Development-National and International Funding Agencies.
- Indian Constitution and provisions relating to women.
- Personal laws-Labour Laws-Violence against, women-Legal protection-Family Courts-Enforcement machinery-Police and Judiciary.
- Human Rights as Women's Rights.
- Portrayal of women in Mass Media (Cinema, TV Print media).
- Role of women in media-Development of Communication Skills-Alternative Media-Folk Art, Street Play and Theatre-Women as change agents.
- Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) act, 1986-Impact of media on women.
- Limitations of methodology of social science, Research for women's studies, Scope and significance of research in women's studies.
- Research Design and Methods-Survey-Exploratory-Diagnostic, Experimental, Action Research.
- Qualitative verses Quantitative Research-Case Studies.