Foundation Course – Part – II – Revised FYBMS Syllabus 2016


Foundation Course – Part – II – Revised FYBMS Syllabus 2016

Modules at a Glance

Sr. No. Modules No. of Lectures
1 Globalisation and Indian Society 07
2 Human Rights 10
3 Ecology 10
4 Understanding Stress and Conflict 10
5 Managing Stress and Conflict in Contemporary Society 08
Total 45

Foundation Course – Part – II – Syllabus Overview

Sr. No Modules /Units
1 Globalisation and Indian Society
Understanding the concepts of liberalization, privatization and globalization;Growth of information technology and communication and its impact manifested in everyday life; Impact of globalization on industry: changes in employment and increasing migration; Changes in agrarian sector due to globalization; rise in corporate farming and increase in farmers’ suicides.
2 Human Rights
Concept of Human Rights; origin and evolution of the concept; The Universal Declaration of Human Rights;Human Rights constituents with special reference to Fundamental Rights stated in the Constitution
3 Ecology
Importance of Environment Studies in the current developmental context; Understanding concepts of Environment, Ecology and their interconnectedness; Environment as natural capital and connection to quality of human life; Environmental Degradation‐ causes and impact on human life;Sustainable development‐ concept and components; poverty and environment
4 Understanding Stress and Conflict
Causes of stress and conflict in individuals and society; Agents of socialization and the role played by them in developing the individual; Significance of values, ethics and prejudices in developing the individual; Stereotyping and prejudice as significant factors in causing conflicts in society. Aggression and violence as the public expression of conflict
5 Managing Stress and Conflict in Contemporary Society
Types of conflicts and use of coping mechanisms for managing individual stress; Maslow’s theory of self‐actualisation;Different methods of responding to conflicts in society; Conflict‐resolution and efforts towards building peace and harmony in society

Reference Books for Subject: Foundation Course – II

Foundation Course – II
  • A decade of economic reforms in  India (The past, the present, the future)-Edited by Raj Kapila and Uma Kapila, Academic Foundation (2002)
  • Impact of the policies of WTO on Indian agriculture –  S. Nehru, Serial Pub. (2012)
  • Privatisation of public enterprises – Emerging dimensions – Edited by G.S. Batra, NarinderKaur ,Anmol Pub. (1995)
  • Economics of development – Dwight Perkins, Steven Radelet, David Lindauer, Norton company (2006)
  • Industrial Policy and economic development in India (1947 -2012) – AnupChatterjeeNew Century Pub. (2012)
  • Globalisation and development of backward areas – Edited by G. Satyanarayana New Century Pub. (2007)
  • Contemporary issues in globalisation – An introduction to theory and policy in India SoumyenSikder , Oxford University Press (2002)
  • Environmental Studies – Dr. Vijay Kumar Tiwari , Himalayan Pub. (2010)
  • Ecology and environment – Benu Singh, Vista International Pub. (2006)
  • Universal Human Rights : In theory and practice, Jack Donnelly, (2014)
  • Stress Management – Dr. N. Tejmani Singh ,Maxford books (2011)
  • Stress blasters – Brian Chchester, Perry Garfinkel and others , Rodale Press (1997)

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