M.A. Second Year (Semester Pattern)
With effect from June 2010
M.A. Second Year With effect from June 2010 Semester III
Paper IX Classical Sociological Tradition 80 Marks
Sociology of Marginalized Communities
Sociology of Change and Development
Gender and Society OR Sociology of Demography
(20 Marks for Iternal Assignment to Each Paper)
Sociology Syllabus M.A. Second Year With Effect from June 2010 Semester III IX Classical Sociological Tradition 80 Marks
Objectives 01. To provide the Sociology Students with the understanding of Sociological theory.
To Train students in the application of these theories to social situations.
Acquaintance with the writings of these four thinkers would equip the students with theoretical insights to know, analyse and interpret the social scenario around them and would also familiarize them with the different sociological perspectives and theories.
Max Weber Contribution to the Methodology of social sciences: Distinctive nature of social realities sociology as an interpretative science – concepts of ‘Verstehen’ an Ideal Type.
Theory of Social Action – Concept and types: Bureaucracy: Concept, Characteristics: bureaucracy and rationality. 3
Views on capitalism: Analysis of modern Capitalism. Protestant Ethic and Emergence of Capitalism; Role of ideas and Values in social change.
Charles Horton Cooley Intellectual background Cooley’s thought on primary Group. The Characteristics of primary Group. Importance of Primary Group. Charles Cooley’s concept of looking Glass self communication. Social Process, Collective behaviour Cooley’s thought on sociological method. Cooley’s thought on institutional Analysis.
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Parsons Talcott – The structure of social Act on Vol. I to II. Aron Raymond – Main Current in Sociological Thought, Vol. I & II. Giden, Anthony – Development of Capitalism & the Social Theory. Nisbet – The Sociological Tradition. Zeitlin – Ideology and the Development Sociological Theory. Frund – The Sociology of Max weber. Dahrendarf, Ralph – Class & Class confilict in a industrial society. coser, Lewis – The Masters of Sociological Thought.
Bottomore and Rubell – Karl Marx-Selected Writings in Sociology and social Philosophy (for Marx) Bendix, Rinehard – Max weber, An intellectual portrait (For Weber) Gerth and Mills Barbe (Ed) – From Max Weber, An introduction to the History of Sociology. Gidden – Social and Political thought of Max Weber Gurvitch and Moor – Twentieth Century Sociology. Mauss – A Brief History of Sociology. Mitchell – A Hundred year of Sociology. Don Martindale – The Nature and Types of Sociological Theory. Proper – Open Society and its Enemies. Plamenatz – Man and Society, Vols I & Ii Sorokin – Conemporary Sociological Theories Harper New York 1963. G.H. Bousquet – The work of Pareto Honover 1928. G.C. Homeas and C.P. Curtis – An Introduction to parate, New York 1934. M.Hayakowa – Vilfredo Pareto’s Fundamental Equation Sappore (Japan) 1932. L.J. Henderson – Pareto’s General Sociology – Cam – bridge 1935. T. Parsons – Vifrcdo pareto in Encyclopedia of Social Science 1957 Vols II P.376.
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Sociology Syllabus M.A. Second Year With Effect from June 2010 Semester III X Sociology of Marginalized Communities 80 Marks
This course is aimed at sensitizing students to the significance of the sociological study of Marginalized communities.
To understand the problems of Marginalized communities in India.
The focus of the paper is an groups & communities which have suffered extreme poverty, deprivation and discrimination over a long period...