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Updated UGC NET Exam Women Studies Syllabus November 2018



Updated UGC NET Exam Women Studies Syllabus November 2018








Unit – I





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.





Unit – II





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.





Unit – III





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.





Unit – IV





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.





Unit – V





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.





Unit – VI





Gender in Health – Health status of women in India – Mortality and Morbidity factors influencing health – Nutrition and health – HIV and AIDS control programme.


National Health and Population Policies and Programmes – 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.





Unit – VII





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 Programmes.


Women Development approaches in Indian Five – Year Plans – Collectivity and Group dynamics – Self – help Groups women and leadership – Panchayati Raj – Political Role and Participation – NGOs and Women Development – National and International Funding Agencies.





Unit – VIII





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.





Unit – IX





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.





Unit – X





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.


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