India and the Contemporary World 2
Livelihoods, Economies and Societies
- Concept of the Pre-modern World
- Nineteenth Century Global Economy, Colonialism
- Inter War Economy (Great Depression)
- Rebuilding the World Economy
- Proto-industrialization and Pace of Industrial Change
- Life of Workers
- Industrialization in the Colonies
- Early Entrepreneurs and Workers
- Peculiarities of Industrial Growth
- Market for Goods
- Development of Modern Cities Due to Industrialization in London and Bombay
- Housing and Land Reclamation
- Social Changes in the Cities
- Cities and the Challenge of the Environment
Events and Processes
- Growth of Nationalism in Europe After the 1830s.
- Ideas of Giuseppe Mazzini
- Characteristics of the Movements in Poland, Hungary,Italy, Germany and Greece
- Factors Leading to Growth of Nationalism in Indo-china
- French Colonialism in Indo-china
- Phases of Struggle Against the French
- The Ideas of Phan Chu Trinh
- The Ideas Phan Boi Chau, Ho Chi Minh
- Second World War and the Liberation Struggle.
- America and the Vietnam War
- Impact of First World War, Khilafat, Non- Cooperation
- Differing Strands Within the Movement
- Limits of Civil Disobedience
- Sense of Collective Belonging
- Salt Satyagraha
- Movements of Peasants, Workers, Tribals.
Everyday Life, Culture and Politics
- History of Print in Europe.
- Growth of Press in Nineteenth Century India
- Relationship Between Print Culture, Public Debate and Politics
- Emergence of the Novel as a Genre in the West
- Relationship Between the Novel and Changes in Modern Society
- Early Novels in Nineteenth Century India
- Study of Two Or Three Major Writers
Contemporary India 2
Forest and Wildlife Resources
Minerals and Energy Resources
- Types of Minerals
- Distribution of Minerals and Energy Resources
- Use and Economic Importance of Minerals
- Conservation of Minerals
- Types of Power Resources -conventional
- Types of Power Resources - Non-conventional Sources
- Distribution and Utilization and Conservation of Power Resources
- Conservation of Energy Resources
Life Lines of National Economy
Resources and Development
Democratic Politics 2
Gender, Religion and Caste
Popular Struggles and Movements
Democracy and Diversity
Challenges to Democracy
Outcomes of Democracy
Understanding Economic Development
Sectors of the Indian Economy
- Concept for Traditional Notion of Development
- Concept for National Income and Percapita Income
- Concept of Growth of National Income
- Critical Appraisal of Existing Development Indicators (PCI, IMR, SR and Other Income and Health Indicators)
- Need for Health and Educational Development
- Human Development Indicators (Holistic Measure of Development)
Money and Credit: Role of Money in an Economy
Globalisation and the Indian Economy
- what is Globalization?
How does foreign trade lead to integration of markets across countries? Explain with an example other than those given here.
Globalisation will continue in the future. Can you imagine what the world would be like twenty years from now? Give reasons for your answer.
Supposing you find two people arguing: One is saying globalisation has hurt our country’s development. The other is telling, globalisation is helping India develop. How would you respond to these organisations?
Indian buyers have a greater choice of goods than they did two decades back. This is closely associated with the process of ______________. Markets in India are selling goods produced in many other countries. This means there is increasing ______________ with other countries. Moreover, the rising number of brands that we see in the markets might be produced by MNCs in India. MNCs are investing in India because _____________. While consumers have more choices in the market, the effect of rising _______________ and _____________ has meant greater _______________ among the producers.
Match the following.
MNCs buy at cheap rates from small producers
Quotas and taxes on imports are used to regulate trade
Garments, footwear, sports items
Indian companies who have invested abroad
IT has helped in spreading of production of services
Tata Motors, Infosys, Ranbaxy
Several MNCs have invested in setting up factories in India for production