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Class 10 Political Science

8 Chapters

Class 10
CBSE

Overview

Class 10 Political Science gives students great knowledge about politics, rights, duties of citizens and more. Power Sharing chapter is about the centrality of power-sharing which happens in a democracy. It helps you understand the power-sharing mechanism by citing examples of Belgium and Sri Lanka. Next, Federalism explains this term and gives knowledge about the federal division of power in India. It also includes Panchayati Raj which happens in rural-urban areas. Next, there is the chapter of Democracy and Diversity which will cover how democracy works when there are social differences and inequalities. It also explores class, religion, caste, tribes and more. The chapter of Gender, Religion and Cast focuses on gender representation in politics. Popular Struggles and Movements will tell you the vital role of struggles which helped expand democracy. It also mentions some famous struggles that took place in different countries. Next, Political Parties is a chapter which tells you about the role which they play in elections. It will also give information about the major parties in our country and their formation. Next, Outcomes of Democracy will give students a chance to learn about how democracies function and accommodate different factors. Finally, Challenges to Democracy will throw light on the Indian democracy and its key dimensions like development, dignity and more.

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Power SharingFederalismDemocracy and DiversityGender, Religion and CastePopular Struggles and MovementsPolitical PartiesOutcomes of DemocracyChallenges to Democracy

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Chapter 1 : Power Sharing

We often hear about two or more parties forming a coalition. But what exactly is a coalition? What are the types of power? What are the terms that you should know about? Let's find out more about Power Sharing.

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Case Study of Belgium and Sri Lanka

Chapter 2 : Federalism

Federalism simply put is a form of government that has at least two tiers of government, maybe more. This is to avoid the congruence of power and maintain the independent status of the states. The United States of America is believed to be the first federal country to fully adopt federalism. Let us learn more.

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What is Federalism?

Chapter 3 : Democracy and Diversity

India is the largest democracy in the world. India is also a very diverse country. But there is unity in this diversity. Let's find out more about Democracy and Diversity. 

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A Story from Mexico Olympics

Chapter 4 : Gender, Religion and Caste

Have you heard of vote bank politics? We know that in India religion and caste play a huge role in our society. But they also play a big part in our political system, along with gender. Parties often take advantage of the people's religious sentiments. Let us take a look at how this affects our society.

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Gender and Politics

Chapter 5 : Popular Struggles and Movements

India has been through a lot of struggles to gain its independence. But did you know that even Nepalis had to fight for democracy? Let's find out more about Popular Struggles and Movements.

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Popular struggles in Nepal and Bolivia

Chapter 6 : Political Parties

If you have decided to appear for any graduate level competitive exam, you must have a complete and robust awareness of the current and past National Events. In fact, National Events forms a very important section of many exams. Find all that you need to know about the National Events.

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National and State Political Parties

Chapter 7 : Outcomes of Democracy

India has the world's largest democracy. But do you know what are the Outcomes of Democracy? Is it good or bad? Why is Democracy a good option? Let's find out more about Outcomes of Democracy.

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Analysing Outcomes of Democracy

Chapter 8 : Challenges to Democracy

There are a lot of challenges faced in the democracy? What are these challenges? What is a democracy? Let's find out more about Challenges to Democracy.

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Analysing Challenges of Democracy