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 –...