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ESO-11 The Study of Society [Download]

Block-1 Understanding Sociology

Unit-1 Nature and Scope of Sociology
Unit-2 Basic Concepts in Sociology
Unit-3 Simple Societies
Unit-4 Complex Societies

Block-2 Groups and Institutions

Unit-7 Kinship
Unit-6 Marriage
Unit-5 Family

Block-3 Socialisation and Education

Unit-11 Educational Institutions
Unit-10 Processes of Education
Unit-9 Agencies of Socialisation
Unit-8 Nature of Socialisation

Block-4 Economic Processes

Unit-15 Consumption Pattern
Unit-14 Distribution Processes
Unit-13 Production Processes
Unit-12 Economy and Technology

Block-5 Political Processes

Unit-19 State and Other Institutions
Unit-18 State in Modern Societies
Unit-17 State in Traditional Societies
Unit-16 Stateless Societies

Block-6 Culture and Religion

Unit-24 Norms
Unit-23 Values
Unit-22 Culture II : Diversity and Change
Unit-21 Culture I : Main Characteristics
Unit-20 Religious Beliefs and Practices

Block-7 Social Structure

Unit-29 Social Stratification
Unit-28 Social Functions
Unit-27 Social Networks
Unit-26 Social Roles
Unit-25 Concepts of Social Structure

Block-8 Social Control, Change and Development

Unit-34 Social Development
Unit-33 Social Change
Unit-32 Social Conflict
Unit-31 Social Deviance
Unit-30 Social Control

ESO-12 Society in India [Download]

Block-1 Social Structure – Rural and Urban

Unit-5 Urban Social Structure
Unit-4 Patterns of Urbanisation
Unit-3 Village and the Outside World
Unit-2 Rural Social Structure
Unit-1 Unity and Diversity

Block-2 Family Marriage and Kinship

Unit-9 Kinship-II
Unit-8 Kinship-I
Unit-7 Marriage and its Changing Patterns
Unit-6 Family and its Types

Block-3 Economy and Polity

Unit-14 Regional and State Polities
Unit-13 National Politics
Unit-12 Rural and Urban Poverty
Unit-11 Urban Economy
Unit-10 Rural Economy

Block-4 Social Organisation

Unit-19 Zoroastrian Social Organisation
Unit-18 Sikh Social Organization
Unit-16 Muslim Social Organisation
Unit-17 Christian Social Organisation
Unit-15 Hindu Social Organisation

Block-5 Caste and Class

Unit-24 Backward Classes
Unit-23 Class in India
Unit-22 The Scheduled Castes
Unit-21 Caste – Continuity and Change
Unit-20 Caste Structure and Regional Patterns

Block-6 Tribes in India

Unit-28 Tribes and Modernisation in India
Unit-27 Religion in Tribal Societies
Unit-26 Tribes Social Structure-II
Unit-25 Tribes: Social Structure – I

Block-7 Women and Society

Unit-33 Contemporary Women’s Issues: Health and Legal Aspects
Unit-32 Women and Education
Unit-31 Women and Work
Unit-30 Women’s movements in India
Unit-29 Status of Women in India

Block-8 Social Change

Unit-37 Ecology and the Future of Society
Unit-36 Development Planning and Change
Unit-35 Social Movements
Unit-34 Ethnic Relations and Conflicts

ESO-13 Sociological Thought [Download]

Block-1 Early Sociology

Unit-5 History And Development Of Sociology In India -II
Unit-4 History And Development Of Sociology In India -I
Unit-3 Founding Fathers-II
Unit-2 Founding Fathers –I
Unit-1 Emergence Of Sociology In Europe

Block-2 Karl Marx

Unit-9 Dialectics and Social Change
Unit-8 Class and Class Conflict
Unit-7 Forces, Relations and Modes of Production
Unit-6 Historical Materialism

Block-3 Emile Durkheim

Unit-13 Forms of Social Solidarity
Unit-12 Collective Representations
Unit-11 Comparative Method
Unit-10 Sociology as Science

Block-4 Max Weber

Unit-17 Rationality
Unit-16 Power And Authority
Unit-15 Religion And Economy
Unit-14 Ideal Types

Block-5 Comparative Analysis

Unit-21 Capitalism: Weber & Marx
Unit-20 Division of Labour — Durkheim And Marx
Unit-19 Religion: Durkheim And Weber
Unit-18 Methodology: Marx, Durkheim And Weber

Block-6 Malinowski and Radcliffe-Brown

Unit-26 A Critique of Malinowski and Radcliffe-Brown
Unit-25 Concept of Function -Radcliffe-Brown
Unit-24 Concept of Social Structure Radcliffe.Brown
Unit-23 Magic, Science and Religion — Malinowski
Unit-22 Concept of Culture and Function-Malinowski

Block-7 Parson and Merton

Unit-31 Critique Of Parsons And Merton
Unit-30 Theory Of Reference Group — Merton
Unit-29 Manifest And Latent Function — Merton
Unit-28 Functionalism And Social Change — Parsons
Unit-27 The Concept Of Social System — Parsons

ESO-16 Social Problems in India [Download]

Block-1 Social Framework

Unit-3 Social Problems: The Indian Context
Unit-2 Approaches and Paradigms
Unit-1 Social Transformation and Problems

Block-2 Structure in Transition-I

Unit-7 Changing Family Structure
Unit-6 Urbanisation
Unit-5 Migration
Unit-4 Social Demography

Block-3 Structure in Transition-II

Unit-12 Labour : Children
Unit-11 Labour : Women
Unit-10 Labour : Rural
Unit-9 Labour : Industrial
Unit-8 Unemployment

Block-4 Patterns of Deprivation and Alienation

Unit-16 Violence and Terrorism
Unit-15 Drug Addiction and Alcoholism
Unit-14 Crime and Delinquency
Unit-13 Poverty and its Social Dynamics

Block-5 Identity, Dignity and Social Justice-I

Unit-20 The Aged
Unit-19 Women
Unit-18 Youth: Identity And Alienation
Unit-17 Children

Block-6 Identity, Dignity and Social Justice-II

Unit-24 Ethnicity
Unit-23 Minorities
Unit-22 Scheduled Tribes
Unit-21 Scheduled Castes

Block-7 Ecology and Resources

Unit-28 Role of the State and Other Associations
Unit-27 Forests: Access, Control and Management
Unit-26 Water: Access, Control and Management
Unit-25 Land: Access, Control and Management

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