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Introduction to Sociology. Instructor: Prof. A. K. Sharma, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Kanpur.

This course covers lessons on sociological approaches, nature of society, definition classification of family, perspectives of family, concept of power, need for work, bases of religion, social change, population and society, perspectives in sociology and ethnography in India. (from nptel.ac.in)

Course Curriculum

  • Lecture 01 – What is Sociology? Unlimited
  • Lecture 02 – Sociological Approaches Unlimited
  • Lecture 03 – Nature of Society: Individuals and Groups Unlimited
  • Lecture 04 – Nature of Society: Cooperation and Conflict Unlimited
  • Lecture 05 – Family: Definition and Classification of Family Unlimited
  • Lecture 06 – Family: Perspectives on Family Unlimited
  • Lecture 07 – State: Definition of State Unlimited
  • Lecture 08 – State: State in India Unlimited
  • Lecture 09 – State: The Concept of Power Unlimited
  • Lecture 10 – State: Functionalist and Marxist Perspectives on Power Unlimited
  • Lecture 11 – Sociology of Work: Need for Work Unlimited
  • Lecture 12 – Sociology of Work: Social Change and Work Unlimited
  • Lecture 13 – Sociology of Work: Development of Work Unlimited
  • Lecture 14 – Sociology of Work: Capitalism and Motivation for Work Unlimited
  • Lecture 15 – Religion: Social Conditions and Religious Thought Unlimited
  • Lecture 16 – Religion: Bases of Religion Unlimited
  • Lecture 17 – Religion: Forms of Religious Beliefs Unlimited
  • Lecture 18 – Religion: Explanation of Religion Unlimited
  • Lecture 19 – Religion: Religion and Society Unlimited
  • Lecture 20 – Religion: Contributions of Marx and Weber Unlimited
  • Lecture 21 – Education: Concept of Education Unlimited
  • Lecture 22 – Education: Functions of Education Unlimited
  • Lecture 23 – Social Stratification: Social Inequality and Stratification Unlimited
  • Lecture 24 – Social Stratification: Explanations of Social Stratification Unlimited
  • Lecture 25 – Social Stratification: Theories and Facts Unlimited
  • Lecture 26 – Social Stratification: Stratification in India Unlimited
  • Lecture 27 – Deviance: Concept of Deviance Unlimited
  • Lecture 28 – Deviance: Perspectives on Deviance Unlimited
  • Lecture 29 – Deviance: Theories of Deviance Unlimited
  • Lecture 30 – Social Change: Concept of Social Change Unlimited
  • Lecture 31 – Social Change: Theories of Social Change Unlimited
  • Lecture 32 – Social Change: Social Change in Industrial Society Unlimited
  • Lecture 33 – Social Change: Urbanization and Related Issues in Social Change Unlimited
  • Lecture 34 – Population: Malthusian Theory of Population Unlimited
  • Lecture 35 – Population: Population and Society Unlimited
  • Lecture 36 – Perspectives in Society Unlimited
  • Lecture 37 – Perspectives in Society (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 38 – Social Problems and Theory Unlimited
  • Lecture 39 – Sociological Methods Unlimited
  • Lecture 40 – Sociological Methods: Ethnography Unlimited
  • Lecture 41 – Sociological Methods: Ethnography in India Unlimited

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