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M.

Phil (Social-work)
1st Semester

First Paper
Research Methodology in Social-Work

Unit I –
• Selection of Problem : objectives, scopes and limitations.
• Major data sources, quantitative & qualitative.
• Presentation of research reports : standard formats, tabulation, graphic
representation, indexing and referencing systems.

Unit II –
• Data collection : tools & techniques for primary data collection (field work &
survey, questionnaire, interview, participatory observation & case-study.)
• Use of secondary data-literature, audio-visual materials, archives.
• Data analysis : classification and interpretation, statistical tools, use of
quantitative data.

Unit III –
• Reading official texts, gazetteers, official documents & legal records
• Sensitivity to power relations, Methods of Community Participation.

Unit IV –
• Hypothesis in social-work
• Review of studies in social-work
• Type of Research : Pure Research, Applied Research, Basic Research, Action-
Research.
• Research methods in social-work and statistics.
• Use of Computer and Internet in social-work research methodology.
• Knowledge of stylistics use in research and moral-attitude of social scientists.
Second Paper
Core – Communication of Social-Work
Unit I –
• History, philosophy, Practice and concept of social-work.
• Man, society and Individual objective of social-work concept of social-action and
social-welfare.
• Theory & Definition of social-work in Indian and Western concept.
• Participating human behavior in adjustment theory of relationship for social
development.
• Approaches and fields of social-work.

Unit II –
• Communication patterns and forms, principle of communication.
• Importance of counselling and Communication in social-work
• Use and methods of communication in social-work developments.
• Media sense, barriers of communication, effective communication, Public
Relation & Management
• Gandhian Communication for social-work developments

Unit III
• Community and community organization, critical analysis of the concept given
by M.G. Ross.
• Models & strategies of community organization, meaning and definition,
Identification and work-culture.
• Importance of Communities and Organization in social-work professional, Role
of social-worker, social-work practice and social-work professional.
• Gandhian concept of community Development & Counselling.

Unit IV –
• Communication and dialogues, social policy & Planning and communication,
Action evaluation & follow-up
• Case-study : a group work and individual work, character of group formation and
work-sense
• Communication and relationship in group : Personality, leadership, behaviuor
and skill of communication in social-work
• Community & Communication: Socio-Psycho analysis in social-work problem
for reformation.
• Role of Communication in welfare administration.
Third Paper
Gandhian Social-Work
Unit I
• Message from the Mahatma : 7 Social-Evils, 11 Vows and End & Means.
• Gandhian concept of social-work : its meaning, dimensions & work culture
• Social welfare & social service; Human Development & social development
according to Gandhi
• Gandhi and weaker section, Vulnerable section of Indian Society
• Women, SC, ST, OBC, Poor & Challenged etc.

Unit II
• Role of Non-violence in Community organization & Social-Action.
• Gandhian Concept of Non-violent class-struggle and its justification
• Community Organization and Panchayatiraj : A Comparative study in accordance
to social-work.

Unit III
• Social change & Gandhian methodology of satyagraha, satyagraha & Passive-
resistance : A comparative study, local satyagraha, Relevance in modern time,
Civil-Disobedience & Quite India movement.
• A study of Non-violent movements in relation to the socio-economic political
changes in different countries

Unit IV
• Philosophy behind Constructive Programme. A tool of revolution, mass
awakening, growth of self-reliance, confidence in leadership & People’s
participation.
• Different forms of Constructive Programme and their past & present significance
• Non-violent Society : its construction & tools for social-workers.
• Gandhian approaches to social-work development and reformation.
2nd Semester

A. Dissertation –

The Thesis work will be supervised by a supervisor assigned by the department


and evaluated by two examiners : one internal (Supervisor) and the other external.

B. Viva-Voce –

This will test the student’s ability to comprehend and integrate the knowledge
acquired from different courses. Viva-Voce will be conducted in presence of
supervisor, Head of the department concern and one external subject expert will
also be seated.
Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya,
Wardha

Syllabus

2009-2011

Master of Social Work


(M.S.W.)

Mahatma Gandhi – Fuji Guruji Centre for Peace


Studies
First Semester

1st Paper
History & Philosophy of Social Work

Unit I
Social work – Nature Meaning, Definitions, Objectives Role & Function’s
Values, Principles & Philosophy of Social Work
Welfare Versus development orientation
Gandhian concept of Social Work
Unit II
Profession – Professional code of ethics Professionalization of social work
Interface between voluntary & professional social work, social work profession as a
change agent
Emerging ideologies of professional social work in India, Historical development of
social work education in India
Gandhian institution of social work education
Unit III
History of social service and reform tradition in India-ancient, medeal period and
modern period
Hindu reform movement, Datil movement Women, movement
Gandhian Concept of social service & reform.
Unit IV
Historical development of social work in abroad – U. K, U. S. A. and other
continents.
Historical development of social work in India
Secular humanism and Protestantism, welfarism, Liberalism and democracy.
Socialism & human right, Gandhian concept of socialism, communism, welfarism
Liberalism and democracy.

2nd Paper :
Man and Society
Unit I
Definition of Society, concept of man, society as a system of relationship
Impact of Industrialization, Urbanization, Globalization & Privatization on society &
man.
Gandhian concept of man, society & Individual
Unit II
Social change: meaning, Pattern, Processes & factor S.L.
Social change Processes India – Samskritization, Westernization, Secularization.
Social Processes: assimilation accommodation, cooperation, competition and conflict
– meaning and importance.
Unit III
Social institutions – marriage, family, religion, caste & class.
Changing forms, functions & impact on individual & society
Nature of social relationship and social values in rural Urban and industrial society
Gandhian concept of social institutions.
Unit IV
Social function of the state in modern society welfare state.
Right and duties of individual in modern society.
Socialization – Definition, Processes of socialization, means of socialization.
Social Justice and Human Right, concept of social planning.
Gandhian concept of state, Right and duties, concept of justice & social planning.

3rd Paper :
Dynamics of Human Behaviour
Unit I
• Human Behaviour : Concept, Determinations & Reflectors behaviour problems
in different stage of Personality.
• Psychology in Social work : heredity and environment concepts, interplay of
heredity and environments in shaping human behaviour.
• Adjustment : Concept characteristics & factors.
• Gandhian Concept of Human behaviour.
Unit II
• Socio – Psychological Processes : Sensation, Perception, Attribution, earning,
socialization, Motivation, Attitudes, belief will-special.
Unit III
• Personality : Concept, stages of Development (Life span) determinants, Heredity
& Environment.
• Theories of personalities – Alport Theory, Psychology – dynamic theories
(Freud, Jung, Adler) Humanistic Theories. (Rogers and Maslow)
• Leadership : Concept, Types and Functions.
• Gandhian Concept of Personality & leadership.
Unit IV
• Concept of Normalcy & Abnormalcy.
• Behaviour Disorders – Neuroses, Psychoses functional & Organic disorder,
Psychosomatic, disorders, Psychotherapeutic, techniques.
• Defence Mechanism & Management of Mental Disorders.
• Gandhian Concept of Behaviour & Management of Abnormally.

4th Paper
Methods of Working with people : Micro-Approaches
Unit I
Case work as a method of Social work – Its meaning, pupose; components of case
work;
Principles of case work;
Process in case work : study, assessment, goal formation, planning, intervention,
evaluation, termination;
Case work Tools : interview, home visit, observation, listening, communication
skills, rapport building;
Unit II
• Techniques of casework : Supportive, resource enhancement, counselling.
• Professional Self : conflicts and dilemmas in working with individuals and
families:
• Recording as a tool in casework;
• Transference and counter transference;
• Approaches to understand client system: psycho-social, functional, problem-
solving, behaviour modification and task-centred;
Unit III
• Social group work as method of social work-its meaning, purpose; need of group
work, modern society, its relationship with case work;
• Principles of group work;
• Social group – Nature, types and importance;
• Characteristics of Group formation: who forms the group?, factors of group
formation formulation of goals:
• Processes of group development: Pre-group and initial phase- characteristics of
pre-group and initial phase, group structure and group dynamics, determination
of group goals, group decision-making, isolation, conflict, communication and
relationship in group;
Unit IV
• Middle phase and use of program programme planning and execution, concept of
individualization and its importance, Sub-group formation and its effect on
individual and group behaviour, guided group interaction, role of unconscious
behaviour in interacting process, leadership development and role of leader in
group dynamics;
• Evaluation & termination phase – importance of evaluation, types of evaluation,
methods of evaluation; Need of termination, characteristics of termination;
• Recordings in group work – Importance of recording in social group work,
recording structure and types;
• Knowledge of skills and techniques for effective work with the groups and in
problem solving process;

5th Paper

Gandhian Concept of Social Work Human behaviours and Method of working.

6th Paper
Social Research Methodology

Unit I
• Social Research: meaning, purpose and its relevance for social work practice;
• Methods of social work Research: Induction, Deduction, Qualitative, and
Quantitative, Historical, Comparative and Evaluative Methods and Techniques,
Formulation and Selection of the Research Problem.
• Types of Research: pure, applied, basic, action;
• Research design: meaning and types;
• Steps in social research; sources of data-primary and secondary;
Unit II
• Hypothesis: concept, Types & Significance.
• Research Design: Concept, Types & Significance
• Sampling: Concept, Types & Significance
Unit III
• Source of Data Collection: Field & Documentary.
• Tools of Data Collection: Interview Guide, Interview Schedule, Observation
Guide & Questionnaire.
• Methods of Date Collection: Interview, Questionnaire, Observation & Case
Study.
• Projective Techniques
Unit IV
• Measurement & Scaling
• Processing of Data
• Analysis & Interpretation of Data
• Report Writing

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Second Semester
Paper S2 : 01
Approaches and fields of social work
Unit I
• Approaches to social work – Functional, diagnostic system, socio-psychological,
radical developmental empowerment.
• Social Justice and social work.
• Modernization, Globalization and Social work. Ideology of sustainable and
People centred development and social work Practice.
• Gandhian approaches to social work-development empowerment, sustainable,
people centred development and social work practice.
Unit II
• Social work practice in various fields:
• Child development, youth development, women empowerment, welfare of old
aged, welfare of physically & Neatly Handicapped welfare of S.C., S. T. & OBC
• Gandhian Concept of above social work practice
Unit III
• Rural Development, Urban Community Development.
• Medical and Psychiatric Social work
• Industrial social work
• Social Defence and correctional services;
• Gandhian concept of Rural Development & urban community Development,
social Deference and correctional service.
Unit IV
• Disaster management- Natural & man made.
• Environmental Management – Flood & Drought, Global warming forestation,
Big Dam
• Role of social work in prevention, treatments, rehabilitation, development and
research in above mentioned areas including Good Gandhian

Paper S2 : 02
Social Problems & Social welfare
Unit I
Social Problems : Causes, types and Csuses
• Poverty : Concept, Causes, Consequences and measures for eradication.
• Unemployment – Concept, types, Causes, consequences and measures for
Prevention and solution.
• Beggary : Concept, types courses and consequences techniques adopted Beggary
Act.
Unit II
Vital Diseases : Systems, Causes treatment and socio-emotional impact of
diseases like T. B. Leprosy, V. D. AIDS, Cancer.
• Role of Social worker in helping the patients welfare and rehabilitation
Programmes for Handicapped
• Physically handicapped Blind, deaf, dumb, & crippled meaning, courses, effect
Unit III
Family disorganization: Concept, Causes & effects.
• Dowry ; courses and consequences.
• Alcoholism and drug addiction.
• Juvenile delinquency : meaning, Casuse, effects and its prevention, Juvenile
Jouster Act.
• Child labour : Meaning, cause & effects.
• Prostitution : Meaning, causes and effects, types, prevention measures, child
trafficking immoral traffic prevention act. 1986
Unit IV
• Casteism and communalism: concept, cause, effects and measures for prevention
• Problems of S.C., S.T. in India : Constitutional Provision and Reservation policy
• Pollution – Concept, types, effect
• Terrorism, Regionalism & social violence
• Role of Social worker in above social problems

Paper S2 : 03
Human Growth and Development
Unit I
• Growth, development and maturation- meaning; determinants of development –
biological, environmental and genetic factors; needs and tasks of various
development stages;
• Prenatal stage and genetic factors;
• Infancy and toddler hood: physical growth; infant needs, nutrition and
immunization; cognitive, social and personality development; impact of family
on baby’s growth and development;
Unit II
• Early and later childhood: growth, physical and psychological characteristics,
Interaction in the family, neighbourhood, peer group, play group, and
community;
• Early and later adolescence: pubertal growth, physical and psychological
characteristics; hazards, lifestyle effects; interactions in the family and peer
groups;
Unit III
• Youth hood: growth, physical and psychological characterizes; youth stage and
self perception; youth ideals and generation gap; youth unrest and problems;
• Adulthood: growth, personal and social adjustment; health, sexuality, vocational
and marital adjustment; changes in life styles;
• Old age: Process and factors of aging; Problems, needs and cares for the aged;
various programmes for the aged.
Unit IV
• Special focus is on the psychosocial moral and personality development of each
stage in the context of influence of gender, family, significant others,
neighbourhood, pears, school, community, work place, society and culture on the
development, emphasis is placed in the Indian context of development.
• Relevance of social work practice across the stages of development.
• Development needs, tasks, health, problems and services of each stage.
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Methods of working with people : Community organization and social Action

Unit I
Community Organization
• Community – meaning, definition and concept, types nature of Indian community
needs of community in India.
• Community Organization – meaning, definition & Process critical analysis of the
concept given by M. G. Ross.
• Models & strategies of Community Organization.
• Identification – Needs & Problems.
• Resource Mobilization, enlisting People’s cooperation lobbying & Advocacy
Unit II
• Social Action as method of social work-meaning, scope, purpose
• Principles, steps & strategies of social action
• Social action and social reform
• Role of and Function of community organization worker
• Action, evaluation & follow-up
Unit III
• Social action and social movement
• Scope of social action in India in relation to untouchability, dowry, regionalism
corruption, communalism
• Social legislation, social awareness
• Techniques of creating social awareness mobilizations of resources.
Unit IV
• Integrated social work practice – meaning & scope
• Social work intervention and dynamics- Individual, family, groups, communities
and organization
• Process of integrated social work: initial contact, collecting data, assessment,
negotiation, problem solving
• Inter- Professional and intra- professional team work
Paper VI
Statistics and Computer Application

Unit I
• Statistics: meaning, significance and limitations;
• Types of data: qualitative and quantitative, primary and secondary; sources of
statistics in India;

Unit II
• Statistical measures: measures of central tendency-mean, median, mode;
measurement of dispersion – range, quartile deviation, mean deviation, standard
deviation; measures of association – correlation: product movement correlation
(only ungrouped data), Spearman’s rank correlation, Pearson’s coefficient of
correlation;
• Simple regression; test of significance – ‘t’ test for significance of mean, for
significant difference of two means, t-test significance of coefficient of
correlation;

Unit III
• Chi square test for independent association of attributes (two attributes only);
• Data Presentation: dioramic, graphical, tabular presentation; analysis and
interpretation;
• Research report writing;

Unit IV
• Use of Computer: Computer application in social sciences; definition of
computer; types of computer; anatomy of computer; brief history of computer;
computer generations, spread sheets/statistical package/ world processors
/RDBM; use of computer and internet in social work practice.
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Gandhian Approaches to Social change and development

Unit I
1. Roots of Violence in human society according to Gandhi.
2. Social Change and Gandhian Methodology of Satyagraha : Its basic assumptions.
3. Gandhian Conception of Non-violent Class-Struggle and its justification.

Unit II
4. The Techniques and Methods of Satyagraha : Non-Payment of Taxes, Non-
cooperation, Civil Disobedience etc.
5. Satyagraha and Passive Resistance : A comparative study, Superiority of
Satyagraha.

Unit III
6. Philosophy behind Constructive Programme : A tool of revolution, mass-
awakening, growth of self-reliance, confidence in leadership and people’s
participation.
7. Different forms of Constructive Programme and their past and present
significance, Chipko Movement, Deonar Satyagraha for Cow-Protection.

Unit IV
8. Gandhi’s all India Satyagraha : Non-cooperation, Civil Disobedience and Quit
India movement.
9. Gandhi’s Local Satyagraha : Champaran, Kheda and Ahmedabad.
10. A study of non-violent movements in relation to the socio-economic-political
changes in different countries.
3rd Semester
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Social Policy & planning

Unit I
• Social Policy : Concept, scope, value in social policy process of formulation,
social policy & social development social welfare and economic policy and their
interrelationship.
• Social policy & constitutional provisions: directive principles of state policy,
fundamental right & duties.
• Constitutional Amendments & judicial decisions family court, consoling
Unit II
• Social policy formulation-process, evolution of social policies in different sectors
– policies concerning education, health, social welfare, social security women,
children, youth, aged, family welfare and poverty alleviation, backward classes &
tribal development.
• Social legislation-marriage, divorce and maintains of spouse and children in
heritance and succession, prevention of dowry & immoral traffic in women &
girls, adoption and guardianship.
Unit III
• Social planning: Concept, objectives, scope source & Models inter-relationship
between social and economic planning, linkage between social policy &
planning.
• Social planning under five year plans.
• Social planning & social change.
Unit IV
• Machinery and process of planning : levels of social planning – Centre, state,
district and block level.
• Planning commission and state planning Boardsorganization, structure and
functions; Co-ordination between centre and state needs
• Decentralization, Panchyat Raj and peoples participation.
• Monitoring & evaluation of planning, problems of Co-ordination, centralization
and decentralization.
Paper S3 : 02
Demography and Population studies

Unit I
• Demography and Population – meaning, sources of demographic data : cerisus,
national sample survey, simple registration scheme and other methods.
• Determination of population growth : fertility morality and migration, factors
affecting fertility, morality and migration.

Unit II
Theory of Population
• Per Malthusian, Malthus, Marx, Leibonstein & Blacker.
• Chara etcristics of Indian population : Composition and distribution, population
growth, population explosion a constrain national development.

Unit III
• Population growth and population policy, National population policy.
• Family planning in India – history, organization, methods, programmes,
Progress.
• Role of social worker in family planning.
• Gandhian Concept of Population Control as self Control.

Unit IV
• Population education – Concept, scope and need in school, non-formal education
& social work practice.
• Role of voluntary agencies or N.G.O. at local, national and international level.
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Social welfare Administration

Unit I
• Administration – Concept, nature scope & process elements of administration,
function of social welfare Administration in India, Relation between social
welfare Administration and other types of administration.
• Social welfare Administration in Government Non-Government organization.

Unit II
• Policy making, planning, budgeting & financial control.
• Communication, decision making, organizational development, & Cost – Benefit
Analysis.

Unit III
• Transparency, Participation in decision making, planning.
• Grant in aid : origin, Purpose, scope, Procedure Resource raising.
• Organizational behaviour : meaning, importance and characteristic, group
dynamics and leadership in social welfare administration

Unit IV
• Programme and project management: project formulations, monitoring and
evaluation, recording and accountability concept of public Relation.
• Training component for democratic set up of V.O. & N.G.O.
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Labour Problems & labour welfare

Unit I
• Organized & Unorganized labour – concept, characteristics types, Problems,
emerging trends and issues in the context of liberalized economic
• Rural unorganized labour- Understanding Rural economy, nature and working
conditions of Agricultural labour
• Bonded labour – Meaning, nature and extent of Bondid labour in India

Unit II
• Urban unorganized labour-types, causes of growth of urban unorganized labour.
living & working conditions migratory character
• Child labour – concept, nature, hazardous occupation, cause, remedies,
Rehabilitation
• Woman labour – working condition, problems of Domestic maid servants,

Unit III
• Empowerment and rehabilitation – Meaning,
• Governmental schemes for upliftment of labour in rural India.
• Role of N.G.O. Government, Trade unions, I L O, limitations & difficulties
• Social work intervention, SHG

Unit IV
Current legal Provision
Critical review of Bonded labour systems (Abolition) Act. 1976, Constitutional and legal
provisions for child labour, equal Remuneration Act 1976, contract labour (abolition) Act
Minimum wages Act 1961, Materially benefit Act 1961.

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Specialization

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Specialization

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Concurrent field work
Fourth Semester

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Dynamics of Social Development

Unit I
• Social Development: Definitions, goals, characteristics of developing society
Current debate, indicators.
• Social & economic development, interdependence.
• Modernization, secularization and samskritization Social movement.
Unit II
• Factor of development- Psychological, attitudes, beliefs, stereotypes, leadership,
Public opinion Communications, Economic factors.
• Economic factors – Capital for motion, foreign Capital, technology.
• Agriculture and industry – Cultural factors, values, Cultural diversities,
traditional ethos.
Unit III
• Rural Development : Agrarian, land reforms, green revolutions.
• Industrial Development : features, infra-structure Investment, capital, technology,
Large, Small and Cottage industries.
• Industrialization, urban development, foreign exchange.
Unit IV
• Non – governmental organizations – developmental Programmes, place of Social
welfare services in socio-economic development, economic indices to measure
social welfare Programmes.
• Role of international Organizations, V. O. 15
• Approaches to development: Unified, holistic approaches, socialistic,
Capitalistic, mixed economy.
• Gandhi’s Theory of development, Post Gandhian view on development, Nehru,
Vinoba, J. & Lohiya. Professional Approach to social development.
Fourth Semester

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Conflict Mitigation & Peace Building

Unit I
• Conflict : Meaning, Theory & Causes, Theory of Aggression and war.
• Conflict Resolution – Nature, Theories, Approaches, Area Process, methods,
training.
• Dimensions of Conflict – Social Conflict, Ethnic conflict, Communal Violence
and Inter State war.

Unit II
• Negative sense of Peace, Positive sense of Peace, Three levels of Ahimsa.
• Economic equality, Exploitation – free society- casteless society.
• The east-west Conflict, The north-South Conflict.
• Nuclear war & Militarization Process.

Unit III
• Peace Movements – Past and Contemporary.
• Non-Aligned Movement and Peace.
• Disarmament & Arms Control
• National Defence and Ahimsa.
• International Peace Agencies – UNO, UNESCO.
• Peace Research & Peace education.

Unit IV
• shantisena - Theory, organization, Dicipline, Areo of intervantion Pre-conflict
work (Preventive Peace-Action) Constructive Programme & satyagraha.
• Peace – history, Advocacy, Plans, Psychology, Sociology, obstacles of Peace.
• Peace- Making and Peace-Keeping, Instruments of Peace-making – (a)
negotiation (b) Conciliation (c) Arbitration (d) Mediation and (e) Preventive
diplomacy
• World Government, World Peace & world order.
• Internationalism
• Fulltime of Peace.
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Counselling and Communication in social work

Unit I
• Counselling: meaning, definition, goals and objectives.
• Stage of Counselling, basic Principles of Counselling.
• Individual Counselling, Voluntary and Non- voluntary expectations.
• Couple and family Counselling.

Unit II
• Techniques of Counselling: initiating Contact, intake, rapport, interaction,
observation.
• Counselling in social work practice, social worker as a Counsellor.

Unit III
• Communication – Meaning, Components, steps and methods, factors &
Principles of Communication.
• Communication as transmission, as representation and as cultural reproduction.
• Communication Patterns and forms, formal and informal, mass and interpersonal,
vertical/oral/written and non-verbal.
• Director of Communication : Vertical, horizontal & lateral.

Unit IV
• Media scene in India : Print & audio-visual, writing for media, Press and traming
of events.
• Barriers of Communication, effective Communication.
• Public relation and crisis management : crisis Prevention, use of puppets, songs,
folklore, theatre, Posters, logos, exhibitions etc.
• Importance of communication in social work Practice.
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Industrial Relations & Personal Management

Unit I
• Industrial relations- concept, system, approach, & Gandhian approach..
• Work culture, Industrial conflicts and co-operation recent trends.

Unit II
• Trade unionism : historical development, objectives, structure functioning,
recognition, social responsibility, Trade union Act. 1926
• Industrial disputes – meaning, causes and effects, types, right to strike, illegal
strike, Prevention of strike.
• National labour policy.
• Retrenchment, lay off, closure, termination.

Unit III
• Personal management : Concept, human resource management, development of
personal management.
• Personal management and organizational behaviour.
• Functions : recruitment and selection – Psychological test and interviews,
performance appraisal, MBO Promotion, transfer, termination.

Unit IV
• Human resource planning : Procedure & factors.
• Man power planning, career planning.
• Discipline – Procedure, domestic enquiry, discharge, dismissal, resignation,
retirement.
• Industrial disputes Act. 1947
• Standing orders Act. 1946
• Trusteeship
Specialization
Paper - I
Disaster Management

Unit I
Disaster and Development–Content, definition, Vulnerability and disaster
preparedness, education and awareness.

Classification/Types –
• Disaster, risk, hazard, Natural disaster-famine, draught, floods/storms, cyclones,
earthquakes,
• Man made – Riots, biological warfare Militancy, Insurgency, eviction.

Unit II
• Issues involved – Policy issues, Politics of Aid-Gender, class, caste etc.
• Impact of Disaster – Physical, economical spatial psychosocial, Health,
environmental.

Unit III
Disaster Management
• Privative action, preparation, education, Prepanedness.
• Actual disaster – short term plan, long tern Plan, relief recovery, restoration.
• Resource Mobilization, post disaster rehabilitation, mitigation of negative effects.
• District disaster control room, Disaster management plan.

Unit IV
Intervening Parties
• Government Organisation, International agencies.
• Voluntary organisation and N.G.O.
• Local Groups, Community Participation, Volunteers, social workers.
• Santisena
Specialization
Paper - II
Environmental Management & Development

Unit I

• Environment & development


• Natural Resource Development & Management.
• Environment & global Development.

Unit II
• Environmental regulation in India-laws and their implementation.
• Policy instruments for Controlling water & air pollution.
• National Water Policy
• National Agriculture Policy
• National Forestry Policy

Unit III
• Wet land development, waste land development.
• Diara land development, Lab-land development.
• Water Lodging area development.

Unit IV

Environmental Protection Movements :


• Anna Hazare, Tehri movement, save Narmada movement
• Albar Experiment, save Jamuna movement
• River movement etc.
Specialization
Paper - I
Environmental Management & Development

Unit I

• Environment: Concept, definition, Meaning, ecological unit.


• Ecological Pyramids, food chains webs, water cycle.
• Biosphere as a global ecosystem, unity and diversity in the biosphere.
• Tlora and Fauna

Unit II
• Nature and Causes of environmental Problems, Ecological imbalance, pollution.
• Conservation of forests and wild life, Attorestation & Social forestry.
• Soil erosion and soil conservation
• Ozone coyer

Unit III
• Symbiosis between man and environment, effects of environment on man,
(biophysical)
• Effect of man on environment – direct & indirect.
• Consumerism effect of western civilization

Unit IV
• Flood & drought – Causes and remedies
• Water harvesting system.
• Government Programme for environmental Protection.
• Gandhian Principles of Environmental Protection & Pollution Control.
Gandhian Approach to Social Work
Unit - I
1. Gandhian Approach to Social work : Its
meaning, dimensions and culture of work
2. Social Welfare & Social service

Unit - II
3. Human Development and Social Development.
4. Constructive Programme of Mahatma Gandhi.

Unit - III
5. Gandhi and Weaker and Vulnerable Sections of
Indian Society Women
6. Women, SCs., STs., OBCs., Poor and
Challenged etc.

Unit - IV
7. Ram Rajya, Sarvadaya, Antodaya, Serva
Dharma Sambhava.
8. Role of Non-Violence in Community
Organisation and Social-Action