The Revamp of Class 11 Sociology Textbook Includes Chapters on Single-Parenting, Same-Sex Families

The sociology textbook of Class 11 has included chapters like single parenting, same-sex families, live-in relationships, step-parents etc.

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With the historical verdict of the Supreme Court of decriminalising section 377 of IPC (Indian Penal Code) educational textbooks are also witnessing a major revamp. The sociology textbook of Class 11 has included chapters like single parenting, same-sex families, live-in relationships, step-parents etc. 

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These changes will be seen in the Balbharti textbook of sociology which will be published by the state and will be included from the curriculum year of 2019-2020. Sociology is one of the most important subjects for students in the Arts stream and particularly deals with the study of development, structure, interaction and functioning of human society. It's the scientific analysis of a social institution as a functioning whole and as it relates to the rest of society. 

With these small steps, the state is not only making young students aware of cultural diversity but is also ensuring that the society especially the younger generation has a normal outlook towards it.  

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