MADRAS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE (Autonomous)

Value Education-II

Social Studies

(2015 – 2016 onwards)

 

Semester: 2                                                                                                                                                                                No. of hours: 30

Credit: 1

 

OBJECTIVES

  • To sensitize the students to the various social issues prevailing at the National and International level.
  • To enable students to become proactive and responsible citizens

UNIT I

Education-Objectives and Challenges, Challenges faced in today’s Educational System. Academic Life-Its Relevance.  Co-education and its Implications - Merits and Demerits.

UNIT II

Society – A Broad Definition of Society. Introduction to the Various Social Problems. About Sex Workers- Drug Addiction, Corruption, Crime, Dowry, Bonded Labour and Child issues, Beggary, Communal Harmony.

UNIT III

Social Reform and Movements - Transforming the Society, Social Reform in India and abroad. Contribution of the Social Reformers - Gandhi, EVR, Marx, Martin Luther King and Medha Patkar.

UNIT IV

  1. Bioethics - Definition, Relevance and Scope, Present National Scenario.
  2. Mass Communication - Merits and Demerits, Impact on Family and Society, Cyber Media and Media Ethics.

UNIT V

  1. a) Population Explosion, Population Vs Development, Family Planning and Population Control.
  2. b) Health and Hygiene, Health for all, Civic Sense, Building Good Health.

References:

  1. Resource Book for Value Education. Mani Jacob (E4d) Institute of Value Education, New Delhi, 2002.
  2. Peace and Value Education for Educational Institutions. Ed. By DBNI, NCERT, SCERT. Dharma Bharathi National Institute of Peace and Value Education, Secundarabad, 2002.
  3. Values for Life. S. Ignacimuthu Better Yourself Boooks, Mumbai, 1999.
  4. Family Life Education: Value Education. M. M. Mascaronhas Center for Research, Education, Service and Training for Family Life Promotion, Bangalore, 1993.
  5. Neera Desai and Maithreyi: Women and Society in India.

Contact Us

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Madras Christian College

Tambaram, Chennai -600 059,

Tamil Nadu, India

Phone: 044-22390675 / 22396772

Fax: 044-22394352

Email: principal@mcc.edu.in