Part ‘A’-Introducing Sociology
1.Introducing Society : Individual, Collectivities and Plural Perspective, 2. Emergence and Development of Sociology, 3. Nature and Scope of Sociology, 4. Relationship of Sociology with other Social Sciences, 5. Social Groups, 6.Status and Role, 7. Social Stratification, 8. Social Control, 9.Family and Kinship, 10. Economic Institutions, 11.Political Institutions, 12. Religion : As a Social Institution, 13. Education : As an Institution, 14. Culture, Values and Norms : Shared, Plural and Contested, 15. Socialization : Conformity, Conflict and the Shaping of Personality, 16. Tools and Techniques of Field-work : Survey, Observation and Interviewm, 17.Significance of Field-work in Sociology,
Part ‘B’-Understanding Sociology
1.Social Structure, 2. Social Processes : Co-operation, Competition and Conflict, 3. Social Stratification : Class, Caste, Race and Gender, 4 .Social Change : Types , Dimension, Causes and Consequences, 5. Social Order : Domination, Authority and Law, 6. Contestation, Crime and Violence, 7. Village, Town and City : Changes in Rural and Urban Society, 8.Ecology and Society, 9 . Environmental Crisis and Social Responses, 10. Class Conflict on Karl Marx, 11. Emile Durkheim on Division of Labour 12 . Max Weber on Bureaucracy, 13.G. S. Ghurye : Caste and Race, 14. D. P. Mukerji : Tradition and Change, 15. A. R. Desai : Views on State, 16. M.N. Srinivas on the Village.