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Introductory Sociology

NPTEL and Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur via YouTube

Syllabus

Mod-01 Lec-01 What is sociology?.
Mod-01 Lec-02 Sociological approaches.
Mod-01 Lec-03 Nature of society: Individuals and groups.
Mod-01 Lec-04 Cooperation and conflict.
Mod-01 Lec-05 Family-I: Definition and classification of family.
Mod-01 Lec-06 Family-II: Perspectives on family.
Mod-01 Lec-07 State-I: Definition of state.
Mod-01 Lec-08 State-II: State in India.
Mod-01 Lec-09 State-III: The concept of power.
Mod-01 Lec-10 State-IV: Functionalist and Marxist perspectives on power.
Mod-01 Lec-11 Sociology of work-I: Need for work.
Mod-01 Lec-12 Sociology of work-II: Social change and work.
Mod-01 Lec-13 Sociology of work-III: Development and work.
Mod-01 Lec-14 Sociology of work-IV: Capitalism and motivation for work.
Mod-01 Lec-15 Religion-I: Social conditions and religious thought.
Mod-01 Lec-16 Religion-II: Bases of religion.
Mod-01 Lec-17 Religion-III: Forms of religious beliefs.
Mod-01 Lec-18 Religion-IV: Explanation of Religion.
Mod-01 Lec-19 Religion-V: Religion and society.
Mod-01 Lec-20 Religion-VI: Contributions of Marx and Weber.
Mod-01 Lec-21 Education-I: Concept of education?.
Mod-01 Lec-22 Education-II: Functions of education.
Mod-01 Lec-23 Social stratification-I: Social inequality and stratification.
Mod-01 Lec-24 Social stratification-II: Explanations of social stratification.
Mod-01 Lec-25 Social stratification-III: Theories and facts.
Mod-01 Lec-26 Social stratification-IV: Stratification in India.
Mod-01 Lec-27 Deviance-I: Concept of deviance.
Mod-01 Lec-28 Deviance-II: Perspectives on deviance.
Mod-01 Lec-29 Deviance-III: Theories of deviance.
Mod-01 Lec-30 Social change-I: Definition of social change.
Mod-01 Lec-31 Social change-II: Theories of social change.
Mod-01 Lec-32 Social change-III: Social change in industrial society.
Mod-01 Lec-33 Social change-IV: Urbanization and related issues in social change.
Mod-01 Lec-34 Population-I: Malthusian theory of population.
Mod-01 Lec-35 Population-II: Population and Society.
Mod-01 Lec-36 Perspectives in Sociology-I.
Mod-01 Lec-37 Perspectives in Sociology-II.
Mod-01 Lec-38 Social Problems and Theory.
Mod-01 Lec-39 Sociological methods-I.
Mod-01 Lec-40 Sociological methods-II: Ethnography.
Mod-01 Lec-41 Sociological methods-III: Ethnography in India.

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