Introducing Indian Society
Social Change and Development in India
Demographic Structure and Indian Society
The Story of Indian Democracy
Social Institutions - Continuity and Change
Change and Development in Rural Society
Market as a Social Institution
Pattern of Social Inquality and Exclusion
Change and Development in Industrial Society
The Challenges of Cultural Diversity
Globalisation and Social Change
Suggestions for Project Work
Mass Media and Communication Process
Collect information and write a report on the environmental situation in rural India. Examples of topics: pesticides; declining water table; the impact of prawn farming in coastal areas; salination of soil and waterlogging in canal irrigated areas; loss of biodiversity.
[Possible source: State of India’s Environment Reports: Reports from Centre for Science and Development Down to Earth.]
Visit your local fruit-seller, and ask her/him about the fruits she/he sells, where they come from, and their prices. Find out what has happened to the prices of local products after fruits began to be imported from outside of India (such as apples from Australia). Are there any imported fruits that are cheaper than Indian fruits.