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Document 1734928
UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT
(Abstract)
CCSS-in School of
with effect from 2011 admEion
GENERAL AND ACADEMIC BRANCH IV'B'SECTION
GA IV/Bl/507t2009
Dated, Calicut University. p.O.04. I 0.201 L
Road: l. U.O No.GAIV/JZl36Oll08 Dated 17.12.2010.
2.U.O. No.GAIV/J213601108 Vol IV Dated 10.05.201L
3. Minutes of the meeting of the Board of Studies in Sociology(u.G) held on
28.07.2011
i orders of the vice chancellor in the file of even no. dated 01.09.201l.
5.
Letter dtd26.09.2011 from the chairman Board of studies in soiology (UG)
ORDER
i vide paper read first above, choice based credit semester System and Grading has been
intioduced for UG programmes under School of Distance Education /Private mode of
University with effect from 201I admission onwards.
Vide paper
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The Syllabus of U.G programmes under Choice based Credit Semester System will be the
same for the Regular,
Resular- School of Distance Education
Fdrrcntinn and private
Prirrqre mode.
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The number of Courses and Credits of School of Distance Education /Private mode will
be the same as that of regular programme except for B.A programmes.
For B,d Programmes there will be one complementary course in each semester with 4
Credits. The complementary Course in l't and 4th semesters and 2"d and 3'd semesters
will be the same.
t Vide paper read third above the Board of Studies in Sociology (U.G) at its meeting held
on1.8.07.2011 framed and approved the Syllabus of B.A Sociologyunder Choice based Credit
Senirester System, to be offered in School of Distance Education /Private mode of University
with effect from 201I admission.
] Vide paper read fourth above, the Vice Chancellor after having considered the matter and
in v[ew of urgency, exercising powers of the Academic Council, has approved Item No I(l to4),
III({) of the minutes of the meeting of the Board of Studies in Sociology(U.G),held on
28.07.20ll,subject to ratification by Academic Council.
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the pyllabus of the BA Sociology Programme under SDE to be implemented with effect from
2011 admission.
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SYLLABUS FOR B.A" PROGRAMME
IN SOCIOLOGY
(sDE)
2ttl
LTST CF' COURSES FOR B.A. FROGRAMME
TN SOCIOLOGY
(coRE
ANrD ELECTTVE)
SEM.I (First year)
sol 8.01: l\rtethodology and perspectives of sociar Sciences
Hrs. /Week;6" No. of credits:4
SEfuI.2 (First year)
SO2 B.02: trntroduction to Sociology
Hrs. /l4eek:6. No. of credits:4
SEM.3 (Second year)
SO3 8.03; Socnal Informatics
I{rs. /Week:4. No" of credits:4
SO3 8.04: F'oundation of Sociological
Theories
Hrs. /Week:5" No. of credits:4
2
SEM.4 (secottd Year)
SO4 8.05: Social Research Methods
I{rs, /Week:4. No. af uedits:4
SO4 B.06:
Life Skill DeveloPment
Hrs /Week:5. No. of credits:4
SEM.S {Third Year)
SO5 ts.07:
Indian Society arad Social Change
Hrs. /Week:5. No. af credits:4
SO5 8.08: Theoretical Perspective
in Sociology
Hrs. /LVeek:5, No. of credits:4
S05 8.09: Social AnthnoPotrogY
Hrs. /Week:5. No- of credits:4
SO5 B.10: Research Methods and Statistics
Hrs. /Week:5. No. of credits:4
4
SEM.6 (Tkird
FiO6 8"11:
yeal
Environment and Society
L{rs. /Week:S. No. of credits:4
506 8.12: Mass Media and Socieff
Hrs /Week:S. No. of credits:4
5106
8.13: Women and Society
Hrs. /Week:S. No. af credits:4
S06 ts.14: Fopuhation and Sociefy
IFrs.
/Week:5.
S:EM^6
Nct.
of credits:4
(Tkird Year)
S05 E.01: Sociology of Development
E{rs. /[Ueek;3. No. of credits:2
.
,\
5
OFF'ERED F'OR
LIST OF COMPLEMENTARY/OPENCOURSES
SOCIOLOGY
PROGRAMME [N
B.A"
Sernester
First semester& Third
Constitution and Folitics
Sciencellndian
Potitical
to be selected)
(Any one of ttae Courses
Semester
Second and Fourth
Basic Psychological Process
Modern Indian History/
(An1'
snt of the Courses to be selected)
[DetaitedsyllabusoftheabovementionedComplementaryCourseswil|beprovidedbythe
concerned Board of studiesJ
OPEN COURSE
SEM"S (Third Yeur)
SO5 D.01: n ife Skitl Education
Hrs./?[/eek:3' No' of credits:4
SOS D.02: Sociology
of Mass Media
Hrs./[4/eek:.J,. .A/a.
af credits: 4
(4ny one af fie
two courses to be
offered)
LIST OF CORE, ELECTIVE AND OPEN COUR.SES FOR
B.A" DOUBLE MAIN PROGRAMME IN SOCIOLOGY
CORE COIIRSES
SEM.I (First Year)
sol
ts.O1: Mettrodology and Perspectives of Social sciences
Hrs. /Week:6" I{o. credits:4
SEM.2
(tirst
SO2 B.O2:
Year)
Introduction to Sociology
Hrs. /2lteek:6.
In{o.
credits:4
SEM.3 (Second Year)
SO3 B.O3: Social Inforrnatics
Hrs. /lheek:5'. No. gedits:4
SO3 8.04 /(SO4 8.05): Social Researeh Methods
Hrs./Pl/eek:5. hro. af credits:4
!
1
!
SEM.4 (Second Year)
SO4 8.05
(SO4 ts.06): Life Skitt Devetopment
tr{rs. /week:6. No. of credits:4
SEM.S (Third Year)
slo5 ts.06(so3 B.04): Foundation of sociologicar rheories
Hrs. /Week:5. No. af credits:4
[iEM.6 (Tlcird Yeag
s;o6 ts"07l(so5 8.07): xmdian Sociiety and Socian change.
E{rs. /V[/eek:6. No. of credits:4
306 ts.08/(SO6 B.12): Mass Media and Society
IIrs. /Week:6. No. of credits:4
EIT,ECTIVE COURSE
S:8M"5 (Third Yeur)
SO5 8.01/(506 E.,01): Sociology of Development
F{rs. /P4eek""i'"
Ab. of credits:3
A
OPEN COURSE
SEM.S (Third Year)
SO5 D.01:
Life Skill Education
Hrs./Week:3. .l{o .af credits:4
SO5 D.02: Sociology of l{ass Media
Hrs./Week:3. No. of credits:4
(Any one of tlte two courses to be offered)
10
CORE COUR.SE
sol
8.01
I{o of credits:4
MET'IIODOLOGY AND PERSPECTIVES OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
Objectives
1.
trdentify the main concerns of social science disciplines
2.
Articulate the basic theories prevalent across disciplines
3. Understand qualitative
and quantitative models within the social sciences
4.
T'o learri to apply the methods and theories of social sciences to contemporary issues
5.
Criticaliy read popular and periodical literature from a social science perspective
MOD{JLE
I
INTR.ODUCTION TO SOCIAL SCIENCES
i.i Social Sciences-
Its Emergence: Philosophical Foundations-Middle ages, Renaissance,
Enlightenment and Development of Scientific spirit
t.2 Theories on the nature of society: Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Rousseau
.[.3 Relevance
of the Social Science in understanding and solving contemporary problems
11
MODULE
II.l
II
SURVEY OF THE SOCI.AL SCIENCES
Social Science: Characteristics. Nature and Scope
II.2 Different Branches of Social Sciences: History, Folitics, Economics" Sociology,
Anthropo
Io
gy (Defrnition, S ubj ect matter, Metho dol o g v:
II.3 Inter disciplinaq,and Multidiscipiinary approaches in Social Sciences.
MODULE
IILl
IIT
OBJECTIVITY IN
SOCIAN., SCIENCES
ObjectivitS, in Social Sciences
III.2 Limits to objectivity in Social Sciences.
III.3 Ethical
MODULE
issu.es
tV
in Social Sciences
APPROACHES AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO TI{E
STUDY OF INDIAN SOCTETY
IV.1 Major
Approaches
: Evolutionary, Indological, Structural, Diaiectical and
Integrated Approach
IV.2 Major
Contributions
: Dominant Caste-M.N.Srinivas,
Purity and pollution-Louis
Dumont. Household dimensions of Family- A.M.Shah
Reference
llunt. Elgin "Social Science and its Methods" rn Social Science: An i'ntroducfion to rha
qf Societl,-" Alil'n and Bacon" 2008
Siu.Lit
Pe.t)' Jonn
"
Through the Lens of Sciences" in Contemporary Sociery^ ; An introductiol to
Social Sciences. Allyn and Bacon.20Ag
Pcrta, Dcnatella Della and Micheai Keating. Approaches and Methodctlogies in tlrc Sccial
Sci.ences
Natra.j,
A Pluralistic Perspective- Carnbridge University press, Delhi 200g
\rK et al, "social
Science : Dialogue for RevivaT" Econontic and Political Weekltt.
August 1E 2001. pp 328-3133
Weber, Idax
"
Objectivity in Social Sciences and Social Policrl' in Mark J smith (ed),
Philosophit and A.fethodologt of Social Sciences vol II, Sage. Neu,Delhi 2005
Sujata Patel et al (ed). Thinking Social Science in
Dhanagare .D.N.,Thentes and Perspectives in
India,
Sage , Ne\,
Deliri 20tr2
Indian Socief:
Singh, Yogendra, Modernisation of Indian Tradition
Fletcher, R-onald. The A,faking of Sociologt ltol
Adams,Bert .N Sociolo
"
I
gical Theoty
Ahuja Ram- Inclian Social System,Rawat Fublications. Deihi
Kundu, Abhijit, The Social Sciences; Methodology and Perspectittes,pearson.New
Delhi
13
CORE COURSE
soz 8.02
No. of credits: 4
INTRODUCTNON TO SOCIOLOGY
Objectives
1.
To rurderstand the basic concepts and the major concerns of sociologl,.
2.
To understand the relationship between culture, personality and societ5,.
3.
To ictentifi, the nature and characteristics of social processes.
MODULE
I
BASICS OF SOCIOLOGY
I.1 Nature. Scope, Significance
I.2 tsasic Concepts: Society, Community, Institution, Social Structure, Social System.
Social Groups, Sociai Organisation
MODUI,E,
NI
SOCIALISATION
II.1 Definition, Features
II.2 Stages of Socialisation, Agencies of Socialisation
IL3 Social Nonas: Conformity, Deviance, Needs of Social Control
MODULE
III
CULTURE, PERSONALITY AND SOCIETY
III.1 Definition of Culture
iil.2 Material
Cul'rure and Non Material Culture, Cultural lag
III.3 Relationship between Culture, Personality and Society
,
MODI.]LE IV
1,4
SOCIAL PROCESS
Assimilation' Interaction
I\r'.1 Social Prooess: A^ssociative- Cooperation.,Accommodation,
Isolation
I'i/.2 Social Process: trissociative- Competition, Conflict' Contrarrention'
R.eference
Bottomore' T- B. Sociologl'
Sankar kao, Sociolog't
Peter \\/orsley, Introducing Sociolo
Ir4ac Iver, Society
gt
- An Introductory Analysis
I(ngsle5' Davis' Human SocietY
Tony Bilto n. Intr o ductory Sociolo gt
vidya Bhushan &D.R. Sachdeva, An Inn"oduction to sociologlt
Jamen. IvI. Henslin, Essentials of Sociology
Anthony Giddens, Sociolog
L5
CORE COURSE
so3 B.o3
No. of credits:4
SOCIAL INFORMATICS
Objectives
1.
To revierv ttre basic concepts and functional knowledge in the field of informatics
2.
To revier,r'functional knou,ledge in a standard offrce package and popular utilities
3.
To create awareness about social issues and concerns related to iru"ormatics
4.
To impart the skills to enable students to use digital knou,ledge resources in learning
MODULE
I
OVERVIEW OF INFORMATXON TECHNOLOGY
I.1 Features of rnodern personal computer and peripherals: Hardware and Software
tr.2
Major operating systems and application softwares: DoS and windou,s"
Uses of MS V/ord, MS Excel, h4S powerpoint and SPSS
I.3 Open access initiatives and free softrvare movement
MODULE
II
KNOWLEDGE SKILL FOR HIGIIER EDUCATION
II.1 Internet as a knowiedge repository: World Wide Web. Search engines, Academic
search techniques and academic websites
II.2 use of IT in teaching: Academic services- INFLIBNET, NICNET, BPJ{ET
II.3 Basic concepts of IPR,'copy rights and patents, Internet plagiarisrn
MODULE
III
SOCIAI,INFORMATICS
III.1 Relevance of informatics in society
III.2 Social Cl,bernetics, trnforrnation societ5,, C1,ber ethics
and bloggirg
III.3 lrnpact of 1T on social interactions: e-groups. r'irtual comrnunities
ill.4IT
and social development
MODULE IV
I-y'"1
MA.}OR TSSUES R.ELATED TO INFORMI.T'ICS
Firacf issues, Cyber crime, C,vber Securitl'and Cyber Laws
addictions' Health issues
I'r/.2 New threats of IT industry: Information overload, cyber
fV.3 E wastes anci Green ComPuting
Itefenence
Pearson, TechnologY in Action
Rajaraman Y, Intt"oduction to information Technolog,t, Prentice Hall
Alexis Leon & Mathew Leon, Compwters today, Leon Vikas
Peter Notion, Introduction to Computers, lndian adapted edition
George Perry, SAMS Teach Yourself Open
ffice org, SAMS
Alexis Leon & Mathew Leon, Fundarnentals of Information Technologt
Armand Mathew, The Information Sociefl, London Sage Pubiications
Ajai
VYeb
S Gaur, Statistical methods
for Practice and Research, Neu' Delhi, Response books
resources:
www. fgcu. edr.r/suppordoffi ce2 0 0 0
www.openoffice.org
www.micro soft com/offi ce
.
www.lgta.org
wunw.learrrthenet. com
17
CORE COUR.SE
so3 8.04
No. of credits: 4
FOUNDATION OF SOCIOLOGICAL THEORIES
Objectives
1.
To provide an understanding of the historical condition in which sociology origi::ated
and developed.
2.
To understand the intellectual and philosophical foundations of Sociological theo:ies
and contributions of Classical theorists to Sociology.
MODLTLE,I
FORMATION OF SOCIOLOGICAL THOUGHT
I.1 Emergence of Sociology- Social background: French Revolution, Decline of Estate
System, Emergence of Capitalism and Establishment of Democrac\/ in Europe.
I.2 Intellectual background: Scientific revolution, Freedom of thought. Efforts to interpret
Social change, Need for a new social science
I.3 Philosophical background: Enlightenment, Contributions of Rousseau, Montesquieu,
Saint Simone (in briefl
MODULE
II.l
II
FOUNDERS OF SOCIOLOGICAL THOUGHT
Auguste Comte : Concept of Society
& Sociology, Methodology-positivism.
II.2 Herbert Spencer : Concept of Society & Social change, Methodology -Organic analogr,.
II.3 Karl
h4arx
: Concept of Social Change-Relations of Production, Forces of Produr:troll
and Mode of Production, Class and Class Conflict. Methodology
-
Dialecrical h{ateri:lisr,r
18
MODULE TII: DEVET-OPMENT OF SOflOLOGNCAL PERSPECTI\/E
IIl..l contributions of Emile Durkhiem: Development of Modem Sociology'
Methodologl'- Stud-v of Social Facts
iIL2 DurkhieilI
as a
functionalist
III.3 Theorising lModern
Societies
: Social Solidarity and Division of Latrour,
Theory of Suicide
VIODULE IV: DE\IEI,OPMENT oF SOCIOLOGICAL METHOD
i\i. i Contributions of N4ax Weber: Sociolcgy
I'/.2 Major concefiIsr
: Power,
as
the study of Social Action-Verstehen Method
Authoriq', Rationality, Religion and Economy-
Protestants Ethics
I'V.3 Concept of MoCern Societies: Iron cage of Rationality and Bureauclacy'
Slefenence
Adams, Bert and R.A. Sydie. 2001 .Sociological Theory. Thousand Oaks,C.A.: Pine Forge
Press.
Collins, Randall. 1986 c. Weberian Social Theory'' Cambridge: University Press'
Coser, Lewis. !g77, Masters
of Sociological Thought, 2d ed. New York: Harcourt, Brace &
Jovanovich.
Delaney, Tim. 2008, Contemporary Social Theory, Investigation and Application. New York
Prentice Hall.
Good, Erich. 1988" Sociology, 2"d Edition. Englewood Cliffs. NJ: Prentice Hall.
19
Ritzer, George. i985.'The Rise of Micro Sociological TheoU)'. Socioiogical Theorv. Bost,:rn;
Mc Grau'Hill.
Ritzer, George, 2000d. Sociological Theory,. 5'h ed. Boston: Mc Graw Hiii.
Ritzer, George. 2}O}c.Modern Sociological Theory. 5'h ed. Boston: Mc Graw Hill.
Ritzer, George. 2003. Contemporary Sociological Theory and its Classical Roots. Boston: li4c
Graw Hill.
Tumer, Jonathan. H. 2003. The Structure of Sociological Theory,. Belmc,nt, CA: Wadsu,orth.
20
CORE COT]R.SE
so4 ts.0s
No. of credits: 4
Objectives
1.
To proyide an understanding of frrndamentals of social research
2.
To discuss the different forms of research and its applications
3. To understand the scientific nature of research and various steps involved
4.
in it.
To understand varicus tools, techniques and methods of data collection and to identifl'
their appiioations in different contexts.
5, To di.stinguish the characteristics
Iv{ODULE
I
of qualitative and quantitative research.
FUNDAMENTALS OF SOCIAL RESEARCII
I.1trtrat is research, Purpose of research, Scientific method, Research and ';heort'
I.2 Social science research: Meaning and Scope, Objectivity in social research
i.3 Qualitative and Quantitative Research: Historical development and Present Scenario.
TMODULE U
TYPES AND METHODS OF SOCIAL RESEAR.CH
II.1 Types of R-esearch
: Basic,
Applied and Action Research
II.2 Qualitative Research Methods: Case study, Content analysis, Narrative,
Focused Group Interview.
2t
II.3 Quantitative Research Method: Social survey
MODULE
i[.1.
III
STAGES IN SOCIAL RESEARCH
Seiection and formulation of Research Problem
III.2.Literature survey and Experience survey
III.3. Formulation of Hypothesis : Types of Hypothesis
III.4. Research
Designs
: Descriptive, Exploratory, Experimentai and
Diagnostic Designs.
MODULE
IV.I
IV
Tl,pes of
DATA COLLECTION
Data
: Primary and Secondary
IV.2 Sources of Data
IV.3 Methods of Primary Data collection: Obsen ation, Local correspondents. Inten ieu,,
Questionnaire,
IV.4 Construction of
Questionnaires
S
chedule, Proj ective technique,s
: Criteria and guidelines.
Ref,erence
Ahuja,Ram(2001) , Research Methods, Rawat Publications , Nev" Delhi
Claire . S., tvlarie Jahoda, Morton Duetch and Stuart W.Cooke (1962), Research methoas
in Social Relations, New York, Colt, Reinehart and Whinstone
Dominu,ski , R.L., (1980) , Research Methods, New Jersy , Prentice Hall Inc.
Misra R.P.,(1983), Research Methodologt Hand Book , New Delhi ,Concept
Publishing Company.
Young , P.V.&Schmid.C.F., Scientific Social Survelts and Researc:h ,Prettice-Hall o,i
Indra Prt. Ltd.
Goode, w.J., & Hatt ,P.K.(l981) ,Methods in social Research, It4cGraw
F{i11,
New York
York
Bailer,Kenaeth.D ., (1978) , Methods of Social Research,Free Press , New
Ne'w Delhi'
Kotlrari . C.R..,(198 5) , Research lvfethodologt: Methods attd Techniques,
Wiley Eastern Ltd.
Publications
Krishnaswarny .o, (2004), social Research Methods,New Delhi , Himalal:a
I
23
CORE COUR.SE
so4 8.06
No
o1"
credits:
4
Objectives
i,
To provide with the knowledge of necessarl, life skill for the application in every day life
2.
To enhance the quality of addressing issue relevant to the life situations
3.
To enable the students to establish productive interpersonal relationships with others
4.
To equip students for handling specific issues
MODULE
H
INTRODUCTION TO LIFE SKILL EDUCATIOIq
I. 1 Definition of Life skills, Components of life skills, Need for Life skill training
I. 2 Life Skill
a
Life Course approach: (a) critical thinking skills / decision making skills
(b) interpersonal/ communication skills (c) coping and self management skilis
MODULE
II
COMMUNICATION SKILLS.
IL1 Communication: Def,rnition, Types, Components -Verbal and Non Verbal
Comrnunication.
.
24
Il 2 Effectirre interpersonal communication
.
it..-? Person
to group communication: Public Speaking. Inten'ieu'facing and
Group Discussion
N4OBULE
III
III.l Choosing
CA.REER. PLAI\'NING
a Career, Career Planning, Need and importance
of Career Guidance
III.2 Career Guidance Centres, Sources of career information: Job Fair, Cateer Magazines.
Computerised job Search
1II.3 App\,ing for a Job: Preparation of Resume, Follow up communication
]WODULE
IV
SELF MANAGEMENT
iV.1 Self Esteem, Self awareness, Self control
I\r.2 Emotional Quotient and Social Quotient
IV.3 Coping with emotions, Stress and strain
IV 4 Conflict resolution, Steps and
IV.
5 Developing Positive
stages
thinking and Assertiveness
Reference
Elizabeth Hurlock (1968), Development Psychologu, Mc.Grew
Hill
Baron A Rober-t and Blrne Donn (2003). Social PsychologL, Prentice Hall of India
25
Deiors, Jacques (1997), Learning: the Treasure Within,tINESCO , paris
I-INESCO and Indian national Commission of Co operation with tII'trESCO (2001), Life
in ),{onformal education A
Skil
Review, LINESCO , Paris
WHO (1999), Partners in Life Skill Education; Conclusions form
a LIN Inter Ag,enc;s
Meeting, WHO, Geneva
Pathanki. Dhum (2005), Education in Human Sexuality; a Source tsookfor education,Fplr
India and IPPF, Mumbai
Swathi Y Bhave ( ed) (2006), Bhave's Text Book of Adolescent Medicine. Jaypee Brothers
medicai Publishers , New Delhi
MKC Nair . et al (ed)(2001), Family lrfe education and AIDS Au)areness training lr4anuul.for
Minus two to plus tu,o
Websites
26
CIORE COUR.SE
SG5 B.O7
lllo. of Cnedits:4
Objectives
1.
dynamics of Indian
To provide a sociological perspective for understanding the
Societ-v
2.
in lnd[ian Society
To anal-l,se the changes occrrrred in the various institutions
MODULE
FEATURES OF ]INDIAN SOCIETY
1
I.1 Features of Indian Society- R-ural and Urban
I.2 Forrrs of Diversity in India-Linguistic, Religious, Racial, Ethnic
1.3 Bonds
of Unity in Ildia-Geographical. Religious, Political
FAMII,Y, MARRTAGE AND KINSI{P
N{ODLTLE trI
iI.1 Famillr in Indian Society- Structgral and Functional Changes
II.2 Marriage in Indian Society-Structural and Functional Changes
Ii.3 Kinship- Definition, Types, Terminology
MODUI-E
1TN
R.ELIGION, CASTE AND CI-ASS IN INDIA
III.1 Caste: Changes in Indian Caste System: Sanskritisation,Westernisation,
h4odernisation, R.ecent trends in Indian Caste systern'
BzLckward Classes: Scheduled Casre and Daiits' Other Backu'arC Classes
/1
27
III.2
Class Structure of Rural and Urban Society in India
III.3
Role of Religion in Indian Rural and Urban Societies
III.4
R.egionalism, Communalism, Secularisrn
MODULE
IV
EDUCATION AND ECONIOMY
TN
INDIAN SOCIETY
I\2.1 Changes in Indian educational Sl,stem-Pre and Post Independent India
IV.2 chan-eing Structure of Rural Economy in Post Independent India
IV.3 Urban Economl,in India after Independence
IV.4
Ner:" Economic Policies- Liberalisation, Privatisation, Globalisation
Ftefenence
Ram Ahuja.Indian social Systent
S.C. Dube. Indian Society
Luniya.B.N, Evolution of Indian Culture
A.R.Desai, Rural Sociologl,, in India
Yogendra Singh, Modernisation of Indian Tradition
M.N.Srinirras, Social change in India
M.N. Sriniv as. India's Villages
Mukhi, Indian Social System
Dahirvale.
S
.M.,
(Jnde r s t anding Indi
an
S o c i e ty
Lerner Daniel, The Passing Au,ay of Traditional Society
Shah.A.B, Tradition and Modernity in India.
Milton Singer, Traditional India
Irarrali I{an,e, Marriage and Fanily in India
28
P
t ur e
auline. M.K.olenda, Re li gi o n, C a s t e and F antily Str uc
Sa:ish Deshpande, Contempor aryt India
29
CORE COURSE
sos B.08
No. of Credits: 4
rrll0oRElfI(ru_
Objectives
l'
To provide the basic understanding on nature and characteristics
of clifl'ere,t sch.ols
of
Sociological lheories and theoretical analysis
2' To help categorise irtdividual theorist's contlibutions into various
Schools of thoughl.
3' To provide an understanding ou intellectual roots of urodern
Sociological lleories and
major conlributors in different Schools of thought.
MODULE
I
DEVELOPMENT OF SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY
I'1 Definition, Nature and Characteristics of theory, Elenrents of theory:
Cotrcepts, variables,
Statements and Fonnals
I'2 Definition
ancl Characteristics
of Sociological tlreory, Types of Sociological
T
heory-
Speculative and Grounded theolies, Grancl Theory ancl Miniature
I'heory, Micro
and Macro Theories
I'3 Maior schools of sociological thought- Functionalisnr, Structuralisnr,
Confliot theory,
Interactionisnt (In briefl
MODULE
IT
FUNCT'IONALIST I'EIISI'ECTIVE
IL1 Origin and development of Functionalisnr
II.2 Functionalism of Talcott Parsons- Social Action theory, Social Systenr, patler.n
Variables
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Il.3 FunctiontrI isflr ot' lVferton- Iilrnctioflalist Paiacligm
flT{)I}T]I,E
IT[
CONTLICTI'EIISI'ECTIVE
llI.l origin of colfliot theory-Marx
aucl
l]imrnel's contributions to cotrflict theory
ICA's
l]il,2 Major c()ntributo[i- Coser: ]lturctions of Conflict, Dahrendorf:
I\{ODULOI'V{NT'IIITACTIONISTI'ERSPIICTIVE
IV.l
isynitrolie; Interactionism:
Ilistorical roots-pragmatism
ancl
behaviourism, Influence of
Willtrirn .lalrtes ancl Joltll I)er'vey
I-ooking Glass Self
iV.2 N4ajor.()ggtribr.rtrirs: G.ll.N4cacl- Mind Self aud Society, C.Ft.Cooley-
Xdc.tirrence
-r\darrrs, []sr.[ ancl
]i.A.
Syciie. 2001. Sor:iologit:al 'l.hcar1'. l'housarld Oalis,C'A': Pine
liorl;e ['ress.
'l'heory; ,4n lntrodttction, Oxfot'd university
Abralrarn, Iirani:is.Nt. l()82. Alotlcrn &tciologicctl
Pless
ancl '['l're
Cc,lrerr,lrcr"cy.S. lq7(). lt[odet.tt ,\ttt:irtl 7'heory, []einemann ljclucatiorral Books I-tcl
tirrtrilish LatrSltrage
ltook Society
Colliris, Iiartdall. 1986 . lVetseritut Socittl '|'hcor1'' Canllrt'itlgc: University Press'
CoseL, I-e,nriis.
ll)'l'1,
lt{oster,s'
oJ'socioktgiui
T'hottgfu, 2"'t
etl. New YoIk: Flttrcourt, Brace &
Jr-rvanoviuti.
I)clanoy, Ti1i. 2008, (-'gnlerppttrlt')) Soci(tl Theory, Int,estigtttittn ancl Altpliccttion New York:
Ple,ntice I'lall.
.;:
31
Good, Erich. 1988. Soclologg,, 2"d Edition. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: prentioe I-Iall,
Kinloch,Graham.C.l977, Sociological Theory;lts Dettelol:rnent and Major pararligrns,
MacGraw-Hill Book Company
Ritzer, George. 2000d. sociological Theory. 5't' ed. Boston: Mc Graw Flill.
Ritzer, George. 2000c. Modern Sociological Theory. 5'h ed. Boston: Mc Graw Hill.
Ritzer, George. 2003. Contemporary Sociological Theory and its Classical Roots. Boston: Mt:
Graw Hill.
Turnet, Jonathan. H.2003. The Structure of Sociological Theory. Belmont, CA.: Wadsworth.
L-
32
(](}ITE COURSII
s;oS 8.09
i\{o of ,cretlits: 4
I
i
gl)i
4-I=,.4i!
IERA
P
A L g'GY
{)trjcctives
l.
T'o intlocltrce the basic concepts of Antlrropology
2. 'i'o
lauriltarize rvith Altlrropological stttclies
Cornmuni[iesi in the country
]VIODULE
I
ir.r
in India by' trbcusing ol1 Tribal
genetal and in the state ol l(erala in particular
INTITIIDUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY
I. I Definition, |,{eaning, Nal,ure, Scope of Anthropology, origin of Social Anthropology
I. ll Methods of Antlrropology: Case stucly, Ethnography
-
F-ocused
Interview, Pafiicipant
and rton- participant observatiotls
MODULE
Il.
tT
CULTI]RD & SOCIBTY
1 Defilition, Components of Culture, Charactelistics of Cttltule, Stages of Cultural
Evolution
II.,2 Theories of ClultLrre: Functioualist thought of Anthropology: Malinovsky,
StLuctural theory: Levi- Strauss and Radcliff Brown
'fheories oIcultur"al plocess: Evolution, Acculturatiou, Assimilation, Diflusion,
Encttlturation, Integration
II.
3
Social Instil.utions in Prin-ritive Society: Maniage, Fatnily, Kinship, Kinship Usages,
Class
& Lineage Totem, lLeligion
and Magic
33
MODULE
III
III. I Definition
TRII}ES IN INDIA
and characteristics of Tribes, Population Composition and distribulion
Indian tribes. Socio
-
oI
economic status of Indian tribes
III.2 Tribes in Indian Constitution, Tribal Welfare in India
III.3 Tribal rnovements in India, Tribes in tlansition
MODULE
IV
TRIBES IN KBRALA
IV.1 Characteristics, Composition
IV.2 Tribal issues in Kerala:
and distribution,
Landlesstress, Poverty
IV.3 Field visit to a Tribal Area
(The serninar presentations in the paper should be based on the field visit. Ciroulr
presentations based on the different aspects of the socio cultural life of the tribals visited shoulrl
be assigned gracles, Each group should consist of maxitnunt five stuclents. No Member shtrll
exempted from l.he presentation. Participation of each tnember
te
will be considered in tlte Jrro<ret;s
of evaluation. Grades will be assigned individually on the basis of presentation and pad.icipatiort.
These grades would be counted as the grades for setninar presentatiotr as part of the inlelnal
assessment)
Reference
Madan and Ma.iumdar, Au lnlroduclion to Social Anth'opology
Makhan Jha. An Inlroduction lo Anthropologicol lhottght
Herskovits M.T, Cultural Antbopolo gy
Leela Dube, Sociology o.f Kinship
Balbir Singh Negi, Mon, Cullure and Sociegt
34
Nadeem Hasnairr, T'ribal lndia
Arrrp Malraratta, Demogrctphic perspeclives on Inclict's tribes
K.li,
Singh , The Schetluled Trihes
Roy Ilusrnan, Tribes in Perspeclirte
Mal.hur PRG, Tribal sitttcrtiort in Kerala
35
CORE COURSE
sos
ts.10
No. of credits: 4
RESEARCTI METHODS AND STATISTICS
Objectives
1. To provide basic understanding
2. To
in social statistics.
provide an understanding of the use of statisticai techniques of social research in
Project S/olk.
MODULE
I
STATISTtrCAL T'ECHNIQUES IN SOCIAL R.ESEARCH
I.1 Statistics - Definition as singular and plural nouns, Scope and uses of sratistics
I.2 Use of statistical methods in social research, Limitations of Statistics
MODULE
II
SAMPLING TECHNIQ{JES
IL1 Definition and purpose of sampling, Advantages and limitations
Ii.2 Types of sampling:
a) Probability
sampling
: Simple Random Sampling, Systematic Sampling,
Stratified Sampling, Cluster Sampling
b) Non-probability sampling : Accidental or Convenience Sampling,
Purposive or judgment Sampling, Quota Sampling.
Snow-ball Sampling
35
IVIODULE,
DATA MANAGE}{ENT AND PRESENTATION
III
IiI.i Natur: cf Statistical Data: variables
and Attributes
Tabies and its components
III.2 Ciasslficaticn and Tabulation, Construction of Frequency
IIi.3 Diagra:nmatical and Graphicai representation of data
(a)Dinrensional diagrams
(b)Graprs
-
-
bar diagrams' pie diagrams
l{istogram, Frequency cur\/e, Frequency po11'gon' Ogives
I\4ode
IIi.4 Eiasic Statistical Measures : Central Tendency - Ii4ean. Median'
]\[ODULE
I\/
REPORT \\/R[TING
the General public'
Target aucience: Academic corrmunity, Sponsors of stud,v and
N.l
IV.2
T;r,pes
for the
of ;eport: synopsis, Research proposal. Comprehensive report
Academic CornmunitY
collection"
IV.3 Co,rtent of Research report: IntroCuction, Research design and Data
Data Processing and Analysis , Findings ' Summary' '
.Appendices and Biblio graPhi'
R.ef'erence
Ahuja ,Ram(2001) , Research Methods, Rawat Publications , New Delhi
Claire , S., lvlarie Jahoda, Morton Duetch and Stuart W.Cooke (1962)
Research methods
in
Social Relations, New
Gup.ia S.C .and Kapoor
,
York , Molt. Reinchart and Whinstone
V.K.,(1986) , Fundamentals o.f Statistics, Nerv Delhi, Chand
Misra R.P.,(1983), Research Methodolog ;Hand Book, New'Delhi ,Concept
Publishrng Co.
Young . P.V.&Schmid.C.F., Scientific Social Sun,e)ts and Research .prentice-Hall of'
India Pvt. Ltd.
Goode. Ui.J.. & Hatt ,P.K.(1981) ,Methods in Social Research, McGrau, Hill, New Ycrk
Bailey Kenneth.D ., (1978) , Methods of social Research,Free Press " New york
Kothari , C.R ."(1985) , Research Methodolog;
11[s72ods
and Tecimiques. New Delhi
$rile), Eastern Ltd.
Iftishnaswamy .o ., (2004) , Social Research Methods, New Delni . HimalaS,a pubs.
Wampold , B.E, and Dreu,, D.J.,(1990), Theorl, and Application of Stctistics
Mc Grau,Ilills Inc.
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38
]]ROJECT WOR.K
SEN{ESTER 5 AND 6
No. of Credits: 4
sr(]6 E. (PR)
1.
(il
Projeci
-r\/ork
is spread orier the tu,o Semesters, 5 and 6 respectivelr,'. Submission of the
Projeci Siork should be made at the end of the 6th Semester onl,v. Tiie number of credits
u'ill
2.
be
1
and hours of
work in each semester u'ill be 2"
The arcject q,ork may be ofl ilrr'1. Social issue/ Social Situation/ Sociai Probiem relevant
in Sociological analysis.
-1. Projec,. u,orl: ma), be done by a group of stucients (5 to 7 members) and a Teacher in the
departrnerrt is to supervise the uzork throughout the 5tl' and 6th semester.
4.
Basic raethods of social research discussed in the Semester 4 (SO4 B05: Social Research
Methods) and in Semester 5 (SO5 810: Research Methods and Social Statistics) should
be applied for project work.
5. Project work should be based on either primary or secondary sources of data.
39
6.
items
The project work report may contain the following
a) Introduc.tion
b)
Ir4ethodologi'
c)
Anall'sis
d)
Conclusions
e)
Bibliographl'
0
Appendix, if anY
A declaration of students and certificate of the supen,ising teacher shorlC t,e included in
the repcri.
j.
project \y'ork Report ma1, be in tl,ped form in 40 to 60 pages (Engiish: Times }ieq'
Roman. 12 point font, Malayalam: 12 point font: 1.5 space). F-epon should be
spLral
bound and three copies of the same are to be submitted.
8"
Reporl. presentation is
to be made in an open meeting b),the whole group. No \4e:lber
shall be exempted from the presentation. Participation of each mernber rvill be considered
in the process of evaluation. All the members will be awarded u'itt: the same grade for the
presentation. Viva-voce
will be conducted individually and individual
awarded. The grade of the student for project work
grades
will
be
will be the aYerag? of the conrrion
grade fcrr present ation (7 5o/o) and individual grade for Viva-vo ce (25'/o').
40
CORE COURSE
so6 8.11
\lo. of Credirisl
4
Cbjectives
1.
To pro'ide basic knou4edge of environmental sociorogy
2.
To make the students aware of the various environmental issues
X{ODULE
I
EN\iIRCI..{N6ENTAL
SO
CIo Lo GY
I.1 Emergence and de'elopment of en'ironmental Sociorogy
I.2 Scope, Irnportance Need for Public awareness. Multidisciplinary nature of
environmental studies
MODULE
Ix.1
II
.
TFTEOR.ETICAL FOUNDATIONS
\iiews of Emile Durkheim, Max \\/eber. Karl Marx. parsons. Anthonl,-Giddens.
N{ODULE II]i
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
III' 1 Issues pertaining to water, air, soil, solid waste, sanitation,
ln:porting and Exporting of vraste
Technological rvaste,
IIi. 2 The role of Multi Nationals, Grobal warming, climate change
MODULE
IV
ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT
IV.1 Deforestation. construction of dams, Extinction of species
IV.2 Exploitation of natural resources and Bio diversity consenration
Refenences
Benny Joseph- Environmental studies
Shardha singh
Sukant
& Manisha Shukla- Environmental studies
K Chaudhary- Culture, Environment and Sustainable Development
Robe \\ltrit
e-
C o ntr ov
e
rs ies
in E ntt i r o nm e nt al
S o c i o I o g,t
Redcliff and Benton- Social rheory and Global Environment
Ramachandra Guha-Soc i al Ec olo g,,
42
CORE COURSE
so6 8.12
No. of credits: 4
Objectives
To provide an
1.
understanding
of
different t1'pes
of
media and forms of
communication
To provide a basic understanding of relationship between Media and Society
')
To analyse the changes irr Media, Societl'and Culture
I4ODULE
CGMMUNICATION
T
I.1
Deinition
I.2
Group and lvlass Cornmunication, Extra Personal Communication
i.3
Communication and Modern Technology
h4ODULE
II
and meaning and of communication
MA.SS MEDXA
II. 1 Nature characteristics
and Functions of Mass Media
II. 2 Folk and traditional media, Printing
and Publications, Electronic Media,
Radio, T.V., Films, Cyberspace, Virtual Communication, Internet, Blogging
II{ODULE XII
TI{EORIES
OF-'
MASS MEDIA
III.1 Harold Innis and Marshal Mc Lahan: Space, Time and Global Village - 'The
Media is the Message'
III.2 Rayrnond Williams: Cornmunication and Revolution, Cultural Ir4aterialism
and Hegemony
43
III.3 Habermas: Culture and public
Space
III.4 Thompson: Media and Modern Society
MODULE
IV
CULTURAL STUDIES, POPULAR CUI,TURE
IV.1 Cultural Studies as Interface between Humanities and Social Science.
Popular Culture, High Culture
IV.2 Media
-
Low Culture.
and Globalisation, Impact of Media on developing Societies,
Democracy and Issues of Media Regulation
Reference
John Fiske - Intt.oduction to Communication Studies
Martenson - Introduction to Communication Studies
Anthony Giddens
-
Sociologt
Nick Stevenson - Understanding Media Culture
Nick Stevenson - Social Theory and Mass Communication
Nick Stevenson - Media theory : An Introduction - Blackwelt
Srivastava K.M. - Radio and T.V. Journalism
Mehta. D.S - tr1ass Communication and Journalism in India
Diwakar Sharma
-
Mass communication : Theory and practice in
Century
zahid. Hussain - Media and communication in the
Raymond Williams
-
Thirdv,orrd
Communication and Revolution
Habermas - Culture and Public Space
2l't
44
CORE COUR"SE
so6 8.13
No. of Credits:4
Gbjectives
1.
To provide basic understanding of the importance of women studies
2.
To provide an analytical understanding of gender differences and major gender issues
h{ODULE
I
NATURE A.ND IMPOR.TANCE OF WON{EN STUDIES
I.1 Origin and Development of Women Studies, Women Studies in National and
Intemational Settings, Objectives and Relevance of Women Studies
I.2 Major Concepts in Women Studies: Sex, Gender, Gender Difference,
Gender Identity, Gender Inequality, Gender Bias, Gender Discrimination
IUODI]LE
II
SEX R.OLE THEORIES
II.1 tsioiogical Theories: Tiger and Fox, Murdoch, Parson
II.2 Cuiturai Tireories: Ann Oakley, Bruno Betfelheirn
II.3 Psychological Theories: Freud
II.4 Ferninism: Definition, Meaning and Objectives, Liberal, Radical and Socialist
Perspectives of Feminism
]VIODULE
[I.1
XIN
CHANGING STATUS OF WOMEN IN INDIA
Status of Vy'omen in Contemporary India: Educational, Economic, Legislative
III.2 Status of Women and Changing Form of Family Structure
III.3 Worren'.q Movement in Pre and Fost Independent India
t.
45
MODULE
IV
MAJOR.ISSUES OF WOMEI.{ IN CONTEMPORARY
INDIA
iV'1 Major Gender issues: Sexual exploitation,
Se>rual Harassment,
Rape, prostitution, Sex Tourism.
Media viorence, Dowry, women and Health
IV'2 Major welfare policies and empowerment programmes for women
in India -A cri;ical
Evaluation
Reference
Neera Desai And
M Krishnaraj :
Women And Socielt In
India
Ii4.N Sreenivas Changing Status Of Women
Ii4aithreyi Krishnaraj: Women Studies In Indio
Chandrakala: Changing Status Of Women
George futzer: Sociological Theory
David Bouctreir : The Feminist Challenge
Ann Oakley: Sex Gender And Society
Haralambos,Michael : Sociolo gt-Thente s and
P
ersp e ctiv es,
Oxford Universitv press.
46
CORE, COURSE
so6 8.14
hlo. of Credits: 4
tCbjectives
i. To provide a basic theoretical explanation of popuiation
2.
studies and related concepts'
To provide critical anaiysis of the population theories
To analyse the changes in population in societ.v
N{OBULE
1
POPULA"TION STLTDIES
I.1 Population Studies, Definition, Nature, Subject matter and Scope
of
Population Studies
I.2 Relation of Fopulation Studies with other Social Sciences: Demography,Sociology,
Economics
Report
I.3 Sources of Population Data: Census, Vital Statistics, Sample Survey, Dual
system, Fopulation Registers and International Publications
MODULE
IN
THEORIES OF POPULATION
II.1 Malthusian Theory
II.2 Optimum Population TheorY
I1.3 Demographic Transition Theory
€
47
MODULE
III
STRUCTURE, CHARACTERISTICS AND
DYI..{AMICS OF
POPTTN,ATION
ItrI'1 Popuiati'on Structure and characteristics:
Sex and Age characteristics, h,{arital
Status, Education, Occupation and Reli_eion
III'2 Fertility: Biological, Cultural and Social
Factors of Fertility, Measures of Fertility
III.3 Mortality: Factors of Mortality, Measures of Mortality
III.4 Migration: Types of Migration- Intemar and Internationar
MODULE
IV
POPULATION GROWTtrI, DEVELOPMENT, POLICIES
AND
PROGRAMMES
I.y'' 1 Population Growth
in India with Speciai focus on Kerala -Educat.ion, Flealth.
Socio economic development
I1/.2 Population Policies: Mortality. Fertility and Ir4igration
influencing polic.ies,
Anti-Nataiist policies
IV.3 Family Planning and Welfare programmes
Reference
Asha Bhende And Tara Kanitkar: Principles
of Population Studies,Himalayan
House,Bombay ,1996
Ashish Bose: Indian population
Thompson and Lewis: population problems
M.L.Jhingan , B.K.Bhatt, J.N Desai: Demography
Agarwal S.N: India's population problems
Bose
A : Patterns Of population
Change In India
publishing
48
Ctrarke J.1: Population GeograPhY
IMandelbaum D.G: Huntan
Fertility In India
Srivastava S.C'. S'tudies In Demography
Ivlamoria C.B: India's Papulation Problems
49
ELECTIVE COURSE
so6 8.01
No: of credits:
2;
Objectives
1.
To familiarise the student with the concept of
deveropment.
2.
To provide theoretical explanation of development
3'
To understand the development experience of
Kerala
MODULE
I
CONCEPT OF DEVELOPMENT
I.1 tsasic concepts: Growth, change, E'olution, progress,
Development
I.2 Social development, Economic deveropment, Human
Developrnent,
Sustainable development
MODULE
II
THEOR.IES OF DEVELOPMENT
II. 1 Modernisation Theory
II.2 Dependency
Theory
: Sameer Ameen
II.3 World System Theory : Immanuel Wallerstein
II.4 Unequal Union development
MODULE
III
DEVEI,OPMENT EXPERTENCES IN KERALA
III.1 People's planning programme in Kerala
IIL2 A critical er,,aluation of people,s planning programme
c
References
Thomas Issac & Richard
Katar Singh
-
w
Franke
- Local Det'elopment
and Planning
Rural Development, Principles Policies
&
Managt:ment' New Delhi'
Serge Publication
Dunn Edgar. S. (1971)
-
Economic and Social Development' A process of Social
Learning. Baltimore the John Hopkins Uty' Press
Dube
S.C.(19SS)
- Modernisation and development
(koot Construction &
Salunkhe. S.A. (2003)- The Concept of Sustainable Development
Criticai Evaluation, Social Change)
A
51
OPEN COURSE
so5 D.01
No of credits:4
LIFE SKTLL EDUCATION
Objectives
1.
To provide with the knowledge of necessary
life skill for the apprication in every day xife
To enhance the quality of addressing issue
rerevant to the life situations
J
To enable'the students to establish productive
interpersonal relationships with others
4.
To equip students for handling specific issues
MODULE
I
INTRODUCTION TO LNFE SKILL EDUCATION
I' 1 Definition of Life skillsr' 2 Life Skill
a
components of life skills, Need for Life skill trainins
Life course approach: (a) critical thinking skills /
decision making skills
(b) interpersonal/ communication skiils (c)
coping and self management skiils
MODUI,E
II
COMMUNICAT'ION SKILLS.
II.1 communication: Definition, Types, components
-verbal and Non verbal
Communication.
.
57
II. 2 Effective intee-personai communication
nl.3Persontogroupcommunication:Publicspeaking.Intervieu,facingand
GrouP Discussion
I\{ODUI,E
III
CAF.EER. PLANNING
trIl.iChoosingaCareer.CareerPlanning,NeedandimportanceofCareerGuidance
Ill.2CareerGuidanceCentres,Sourcesofcareerinformation:JobFair.CareerMagazines,
ComPuterised job Search
Iil.3ApplyingforaJob:PreparationofResume'Followupcommunication
]VTODULE
I\i
SELF MANAGEMENT
IV.1 Seif Esteem, Self awareness, Self control
I\2.2 Emotionai Quotient and Social Quotient
lV.3 Coping *'ith ernotions, Stress and strain
iV 4 Conflict resolution,
IV.
Steps and stages
5 Developing Positive
thinking and Assertiveness
Reference
Grew
Elizabeth Hurlock (1968), Developntent Psycholog!'Mc
Hill
Prentice Hall of India
Baron A Robert and Byrne Donn (2003), social Psychotog,"
53
Delors, Jacgues (1997), Learning;
the Treasure within,LrNEsco paris
.
LTNESCO and Indian national commission
of co operation with trNESCo (200 1),
Lift: skilt
in Nonformal education A Review.
TINESCO , paris
wHo
(1999)' Partners in Life skill Education;
Conclusions .form
Meeting, WHO, Geneva
a UN Inter Agency
Pathanki' Dhum (2005), Education in Human
sexualiry; a source Bookfor education.FpA
India and IPPF, Mumbai
Swathi Y Bhave ( ed) (2006), Bhave's Text
Book of Adolescenr Medicine,Jaypee
Brc,thers
medical Publishers . New Delhi
MKC Nair , et at (ed)(2001), Famity lrf, education
and AIDS Awereness training Manuo,.l
fctr
Minus tu,o to plus tuto
Websites
54
OPEN COURSE
s(}5 D.02
\o.
of credits: 4
Ofbjectives
1.
media and forms of communication
To prorzide an understanding of different types of
2.
between Media and Society
To provide a basic understanding of relationship
3.
To analyse the changes in Media' Society and Culture
MODULE
I.1
COMMUNICATION
1
Definition and meaning and of communication
I.2Groupand\4assCommunication,ExtraPersonalCommunication
i.3
Communication and Modern Technology
NfODULE
II
MASS MEDIA
II.
I
Natlre characteristics and Functions of Mass Media
II.
2
Folk and traditional media, Printing and Publications, Electronic Media'
Blogging
Radio. T.v., Films, cyberspace, virtual communication, Intetnet,
N{ODULE
III
THEORIES OF MASS MEDIA
- 'The
III.1 Harold Innis and Marshal Mc Lahan: Space, Time and Global village
Ir4edia is the Message'
III.2 Rayrnond Williams: Communication and Revolution, Cultural Materialism
and HegemonY
IIL3 Habe;mas: Culture and Public
Space
v
.j\.
55
III.4 Thompson: Media and Modern Society
MODULE IV
CULTURAL ST'UDIES, POPULAR CULTURE
IV' 1 cultural Studies
as Interface between
Humanities and Sociar Science.
Popular Culture, High Culture _ Low
Culture.
IV.2
trzledia and Grobarisation, Impact of
Media on developing Societies,
Democracy and Issues of Media Regulation
Reference
John Fiske - Introduction to communication
srudies
Martenson - Introduuion to Communication
Studies
Anthony Giddens _ Sociologt
Nick Stevenson
_ tLnderstanding
Media Culrure
Nick Stevenson - sociar Theory and Mass communication
Nick Stevenson - Media theo, ; An Introduction
- Bracrorcil
Srivastava K.M. - Radio and T.V. Journalism
Mehta' D'S - Mass communication and Journarism
in India
Diwakar Sharma
-
Mass Communication ; Theory and practice
in 2rrt
Century
zahid Hussain - Media and Communication in
the Third worrd
Raymond
williams - Communication and Revorution
Habermas - Culture and public Space
,v
Fly UP