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Course Title: Sociology-II
Course Code: SOC 211
Credit Units: 04
Course Objectives:

Highlight the existence and relatedness of concepts of Hindu philosophy (Tenets, Ashrams & Purusharthas with the present Indian
Describe the factors facilitating deviance and able to offer and identify illustrations responsible for corruption and different crimes
persisting in the society.
Describe the relationship of society in determining individual lives and be able to offer illustrations of these processes.
Explain the effects of social evils in forms of alcoholism, drug addiction, terrorism and dowry on society and be able to provide
significant examples of these effects.
Students ought to be able to identify the significance of socialization at individual, institutional, and cultural levels.

The student should have a preliminary understanding of elementary social concepts.
Course Contents/Syllabus:
Weightage (%)
Module I : Features of Indian Society 20%

Caste and Varna: Meaning and Difference; Hindu Philosophy: Basic Tenets of Hinduism, The
Ashrams and The Purusharthas; Diversity: Linguistic, Racial, Ethnic and Religious

Module II: Marriage, Family and Kinship 20%

Kinship: Descent: Rules of descent, Concepts: Phratry, Moiety, Clan, Lineage; Family: Forms:
Nuclear and joint, merits and demerits, causes for the changes in Joint Family; Marriage: Rules of
Marriage and Tribal Marriage.
Module III: Man and Society 20%

Man and Society: Relationship; Socialization: Meaning and Stages; Agencies of Socialization: Family,
School, Peer Group, Educational Institutions.
Module IV : Social Problems and Legislative measures 10%

Communalism; Alcoholism and Drug Addiction; Terrorism; Dowry; Scheduled Castes and Scheduled
Module V: Social Deviance 20%

Meaning and Factors facilitating deviance; Theories of Deviant behavior with special reference to
Sutherlands theory of differential association, Forms of crime: Juvenile Delinquency, White Collar
Crime, Corruption, Organized crime;
Module VI: Social Issues-II 10%

Alcoholism; Drug Addiction; Dowry; Scheduled Tribes; Problem of Aged; Female Infanticide and Eve
Pedagogy for Course Delivery:

The course will be an amalgamation of theoretical and case based styles. Classroom interaction and power point presentations will
definitely have to be a vital part of the learning process. Case studies based on social issues will be conversed and analyzed in class.
Experts shall come and discuss their knowledge with students. All Students shall prepared projects based on their understanding of the

Student Learning Outcomes:

Capable to develop vigorous learning and decisive thinking.

Students able to recognize the characteristics of corruption and crimes that account for deviance, and social control
Students turn out to be recognizable with various types of social evils (Alcoholism, drug addiction, dowry, terrorism and
communalism) and their drastic effects on various social institutions over time. (Family, marriage, education, religion, health,
leisure, criminal justice and political systems, and economic systems).
Get students to apply course content to their own lives and laws as applicable to the Indian society.
Students become recognizable with how different types of socialisation agencies (Family, Friends, Neighbours and peers group)
interact with them and effect there day to day working.
Students will able to communicate in oral presentations, meetings with students, and writing their understanding of sociological
course material in form of Assignments

Assessment/ Examination Scheme:

Theory L/T (%) Lab/Practical/Studio (%) End Term Examination

Theory Assessment (L&T):
Continuous Assessment/Internal Assessment End Term
Components (Drop project Class Test Viva Attendance

Weightage (%) 10% 10% 5% 5% 70%

Lab/ Practical/ Studio Assessment: NA

Continuous Assessment/Internal Assessment End Term

Components (Drop
Weightage (%)

Text References:

Ahuja,Ram: Indian Social System, Rawat Publications,Jaipur

Ahuja,Ram: Indian Social Problems, Rawat Publications,Jaipur
Davis, K. Human Society; Surjeet Publications, India; 2000
Dubey,S.C, Indian Society, National Book Trust (NBT), India, 2005
Giddens, A. Sociology; Polity Press, UK; 1993
Shankar Rao, Introduction to Sociology.S Chand Publisher, New Delhi.

Other References:

Bottomore, T.B. Sociology: A Guide to Problems and Literature; Blackie and Sons India Ltd; 1971
Harlambos, M. Sociology: Themes and Perspectives; Oxford University Press, 1980
Horton. P.B. and C.L. Hunt Sociology; McGrew- Hill book Company, Singapore, 1984.