Sociology

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S. Chand Publishing, 2012 - Social Science - 924 pages
This textbook has been comprehensively written to acquaint the students with the fundamental concepts of sociology as well as provide an introduction to the diverse field of sociology. Students will be introduced to the origins of sociology as a discipline and would get acquainted with relevant topics such as inequality, institutions, control, change, disorganisation & problems in the society. Topics such as applied sociology and social thought have also been provided to give a complete overview of the subject. This textbook not only caters as a primary text to the undergraduate students of Sociology but is also a useful reference for postgraduate students and aspirants appearing for various competitive examinations.
 

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Contents

Chapter 33 The Political System
421
Chapter 34 ReligionMorality and Magic
433
Part Six Social Control
453
Chapter 35 Meaning and Nature of Social Control
455
Chapter 36 Folkways Mores Customs Sanctions
465
Chapter 37 Social Norms and Social Values
473
Chapter 38 Social Conformity and Deviance
485
Part Seven Social Change
493

Part Two Basic Sociological Terms
85
Chapter 8 Some Basic Concepts
87
Chapter 9 Role and Status
103
Chapter 10 PowerAuthorityStatus
113
Chapter 11 Social Structure and Function
117
Part Three IndividualCultureSociety
127
Chapter 12 Individual and Society
129
Chapter 13 Environment and Heredity
135
Chapter 14 Types of Societies
143
Chapter 15 Community and Individual
153
Chapter 16 Women in Society
167
Chapter 17 Culture and Civilisation
203
Chapter 18 Socialisation and Culture
217
Chapter 19 Social Groups
235
Chapter 20 Social Processes
251
Chapter 21 Organisation and Individual
267
Part Four Social Inequality
277
Chapter 22 Social Differentiation and Social Stratification
279
Chapter 23 CasteEstates and Class
293
Chapter 24 Race and Ethnic Relations
311
Chapter 25 Social Mobility
331
Chapter 26 Some Aspects of Social Mobility
341
Part Five Social Institutions
355
Chapter 27 Marriage
357
Chapter 28 Marriage in India
363
Chapter 29 The Family
375
Chapter 30 Kinship System
391
Chapter 31 The Educational System
395
Chapter 32 The Economic System
405
Chapter 39 Meaning and Nature of Social Change
495
Chapter 40 Theories and Factors of Social Change
505
Part Eight Collective Behaviour and Social Movements
519
Chapter 41 Collective Behaviour
521
Chapter 42 Social Movements
533
Part Nine Social Disorganisation and Social Problems
539
Chapter 43 Social Disorganisation
541
Chapter 44 Juvenile Delinquency Youth Unrest and Problems of Aged
547
Chapter 45 The Problem of Overpopulation in India
563
Chapter 46 The Problem of Poverty
581
Chapter 47 Unemployment Problem
589
Chapter 48 Problems of the UnderPrivileged Scheduled Castes Tribes and Other Backward Classes
599
Chapter 49 Corruption and Black Money in Society
621
Part Ten Applied Sociology
629
Chapter 50 The Problem of Order
631
Chapter 51 Applied Sociology
639
Chapter 52 Science Technology and Society
645
Conceptual Overviews
661
Part Eleven Sociological Thought
683
Chapter 54 Introduction to Social Thought
685
Chapter 55 Auguste Comte and His Thoughts
691
Chapter 56 Herbert Spencer and His Thoughts
703
Chapter 57 Durkheim and His Contributions
717
Chapter 58 Max Weber and His Thoughts
729
Chapter 59 Karl Marx and His Thoughts
741
Their Contributions
759
Bibliography
778
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