Introduction to Sociology
This One Week Series is Written in English Language in Question Answer Series
Unit-1 Understanding Sociology
• Origin of Sociology, Meaning, Nature, Subject Matter and Scope of Sociology.
*Sociology and other Social Sciences.
• Scientific and Humanistic Perspectives.
Unit 2: Basic Concepts in Sociology
• Society, Community, Social Group.
• Institution, Social Structure, Social System, Status and Role, Social Action,
Culture, Norms and Values.
• Associative and Dissociative Social Processes.
Unit 3: Dynamics in Sociology
• Social Stratification: Concept, Forms and Theories (Functional and Marxist).
• Social Change and Mobility: Concept and Forms, Theories of Social Change
• Socialization: Concept, Stages and Theories (Sigmund Freud. GH Mead and C.H. Cooley)