Sociology (Optional) Mindmaps

IE Mindmaps Sociology

Referred Sources

  1. Haralambos and Holborn (blue & orange )
  2. IGNOU Material
  3. Seeing sociology in everyday life by J.J.Macionis
  4. Sociological theory – George Ritzer
  5. Oxford dictionary of Sociology
  6. Research papers from internet
  7. More sources will be added with the addition of more mindmaps

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Update Log

June 25, 2020 – Paper 1 – Theories of Stratification and Sociological Theories of change uploaded.

June 16, 2020 – Uploaded the “Works and Economic Life” chapter in Part I.

June 9,  2020 – Uploaded the following

  • Concepts- equality, inequality, hierarchy, exclusion, poverty and deprivation.
  • Nation, state, citizenship, democracy, civil society, ideology
  • Protest, agitation, social movements, collective action, revolution

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PAPER I (FUNDAMENTALS OF SOCIOLOGY)

2. Sociology as Science

3. Research Methods and Analysis

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5. Stratification and Mobility

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9. Systems of Kinship

10. Social Change in Modern Society

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PAPER – II (INDIAN SOCIETY : STRUCTURE AND CHANGE)

 

A. Introducing Indian Society:

(i) Perspectives on the study of Indian society

(ii) Impact of colonial rule on Indian society

  • Social background of Indian nationalism
  • Modernization of Indian tradition
  • Protests and movements during the colonial period
  • Social reforms

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B. Social Structure

(i) Rural and Agrarian Social Structure

  • The idea of Indian village and village studies
  • Agrarian social structure – evolution of land tenure system, & land reforms.

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(ii) Caste System

  • Perspectives on the study of caste systems: GS Ghurye, M N Srinivas, Louis Dumont, Andre Beteille
  • Features of caste system
  • Untouchability – forms and perspectives

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(iii) Tribal communities in India

  • Definitional problems
  • Geographical spread
  • Colonial policies and tribes
  • Issues of integration and autonomy

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(iv) Social Classes in India

  • Agrarian class structure
  • Industrial class structure
  • Middle classes in India

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(v) Systems of Kinship in India

  • Lineage and descent in India
  • Types of kinship systems
  • Family and marriage in India
  • Household dimensions of the family
  • Patriarchy, entitlements and sexual division of labour

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(vi) Religion and Society

  • Religious communities in India
  • Problems of religious minorities

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C. Social Changes in India

(i) Visions of Social Change in India

  • Idea of development planning and mixed economy
  • Constitution, law and social change
  • Education and social change

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(ii) Rural and Agrarian transformation in India

  • Programmes of rural development, Community Development Programme, cooperatives, poverty alleviation schemes
  • Green revolution and social change
  • Changing modes of production in Indian agriculture
  • Problems of rural labour, bondage, migration

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(iii) Industrialization and Urbanisation in India

  • Evolution of modern industry in India
  • Growth of urban settlements in India
  • Working class: structure, growth, class mobilization
  • Informal sector, child labour
  • Slums and deprivation in urban areas

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(iv) Politics and Society

  • Nation, democracy and citizenship
  • Political parties, pressure groups, social and political elite
  • Regionalism and decentralization of power
  • Secularization

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(v) Social Movements in Modern India

  • Peasants and farmers movements
  • Women’s movement
  • Backward classes & Dalit movement
  • Environmental movements
  • Ethnicity and Identity movements

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(vi) Population Dynamics

  • Population size, growth, composition and distribution
  • Components of population growth: birth, death, migration
  • Population policy and family planning
  • Emerging issues: ageing, sex ratios, child and infant mortality, reproductive health

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(vii) Challenges of Social Transformation

  • Crisis of development: displacement, environmental problems and sustainability
  • Poverty, deprivation and inequalities
  • Violence against women
  • Caste conflicts
  • Ethnic conflicts, communalism, religious revivalism
  • Illiteracy and disparities in education

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Nabanita Sharma
Nabanita Sharma
26 days ago

Sir please psychology ka bhi kijiye na if possible

kv 5
kv 5
26 days ago

Sir,
Is there any plan to include psychology also ?
 

Parthi
Parthi
20 days ago

Anthropology pls

Manicklal Chakraborty
Manicklal Chakraborty
16 days ago

Sir i am Hospitality professional turn to FACULTY for Hospitality industry interested in writing articles / Social issues / politics / and story stories based on theme – how can i participate IE.
Please revert me
Tanks and regards
MANICKLAL CHAKRABORTY

Ajay
Ajay
11 days ago

Sir when is the entire syllabus of socio is expected to be completed?