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CBSE-i CLASS VI -POLITICAL SCIENCE STUDENT’S MANUAL UNIT II:

RURAL AND URBAN SOCIETY (PART-I)

LIFE IN RURAL AND URBAN SOCIETY:
A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS.

CONTENT
 Society: Its definition and its types  Comparative Analysis:  The differences between the urban and the rural society on the basis of: a) Living conditions. b) Educational facilities. c) Nature of employment opportunities/ d) Occupations in the rural and the urban society. e) Availability of communication facilities in the rural and the urban society. f) Choices of goods and services in both the societies.

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INTRODUCTION
DEFINITION OF SOCIETY AND ITS TYPES Society is a condition of those living in companionship with others or in a community rather than in isolation. It is a group of people related to each other on the basis of certain factors such as social status, roles and social networks.

“Rural society” is a sparsely settled and primarily an agricultural region. In the rural society the important activities are the production of foodstuff, fibers and raw materials. Rural areas are large and isolated areas with low population density. “Urban society” relates to or is concerned with a city or densely populated area with developed civic amenities, industries and commerce rather than agriculture.

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LET’S IDENTIFY!  Identify the kind of society in which you live in taking cues from the pictures and list out any four things that you like and dislike about your society in the notebook.

Differences between urban and rural society The differences between a rural life and a city life are remarkable. Both the rural life and the city life have their advantages as well as disadvantages.

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LIVING

In the rural life, we see an abundance of nature, simplicity and ease. It is free from worries and anxieties of the world. Most of the rural households are very simple....