CBSE (UGC) NET June-December 2017 Syllabus for Sociology
CBSE (UGC) NET Sociology Syllabus 2012
Code No: 05
- There will be two question papers, CBSE (UGC) NET Paper II and Paper III.
- Paper II will consist of 50 questions worth 2 mark each.
- Paper III will consist of 75 questions worth 2 mark each.
CBSE (UGC) NET Sociology Paper II
Nature of Sociology
- Sociological Perspective
- Community Institution Association Culture.
- Norms and Values.
- Status and role, their interrelationship.
- Multiple roles, Role set. Status set, Status sequence.
- Role conflict.
Social Group Meaning
- Types: Primary-Secondary, Formal-Informal, Ingroup-Outgroup, Reference group.
Social Institutions Marriage
- Socialization, Resocialization, Anticipatory socialization, Adult socialization Agencies of socialization Theories of socialization.
- Social differentiation, Hierarchy and Inequality Forms of stratification: Caste, Class, Gender, Ethnic Theories of social stratification Social mobility.
- Concepts and Types: Evolution, Diffusion, Progress, Revolution, Transformation, Change in structure and Change of structure
- Theories: Dialectical and Cyclical.
- Radclifife Brown
- Social action: Max Weber, Pareto
- Symbolic Interactionism: G H Mead, Blumer
- Karl Marx
Meaning and Nature of Social Research
- Nature of social phenomena
- The scientific method
- The problems in the study of social phenomena: Objectivity and subjectivity, fact and value.
- Research Design and its types
- Techniques of data collection: Observation, Questionnaire, Schedule, Interview.
- Participant observation
- Case study
- Content analysis
- Oral history
- Life history
Statistics in Social Research
- Measures of Central Tendency: Mean, Median, Mode
- Measures of dispersion
- Correlational analysis
- Test of significance
- Reliability and Validity
CBSE (UGC) NET Sociology Paper III-A Core Group
Unit-I: Phenomenology and Ethnomethodology
- Alfred Shultz, Peter Berger and Luckmann
- Garfinkel and Goffman
Unit-II: Heo-functionalism and Neo-Mawdsm
- J Alexander
- Habermass, Althusser
Unit-III: Structurisation and Post-Modernism
Unit-IV: Conceptualising Indian Society
- Peoples of India: Groups and Communities.
- Unity in diversity.
- Cultural diversity: Regional, linguistic, religious and tribal.
Unit-V: Theoretical Perspectives
- Indological/Textual Perspective: G. S. Ghurye, Louis Dumont.
- Structural-Functional Perspective: M. M. N. Srinivas, S. C. Dube.
- Marxian Perspective: D P Mukherjee, A R Desai.
- Civilisational Perspective: N. K. Bose, Surajit Sinha.
- Subaltern Perspective: B R Ambedkar, David Hardiman.
Unit-VI: Contemporary Issues: Socio-cultural
- Inequality of caste and gender
- Regional, ethnic and religious disharmonies.
- Family disharmony:
- Domestic violence
- Intergenerational conflict.
Unit-VII: Contemporary Issues: Developmental
- Population Regional disparity Slums
- Ecological degradation and environmental pollution
- Health problems
Unit-VIII: Issues Pertaining to Deviance
- Deviance and its forms
- Crime and delinquency
- White collar crime and corruption
- Chaging profile of crime and criminals
- Drug addiction
Unit-IX: Current Debates
- Tradition and Modernity in India.
- Problems of Nation Building: Secularism, Pluralism and Nation building.
Unit-X: The Challenges of Globalisation
- Indianisation of Sociology
- Privatisation of Education
- Science and Technology Policy of India
CBSE (UGC) NET Sociology Paper III-B Elective or Optional
- Rural Sociology
- Approaches to the study of Rural Society: Rural-Urban differences Rurbanism Peasant studies
- Agrarian Institutions:
- Land ownership and its types.
- Agrarian relations and Mode of production debate.
- Jajmani system and Jajmani relations.
- Agrarian class structure.
- Panchayati Raj System:
- Panchayat before and after 73rd Amendment.
- Rural Leadership and Factionalism.
- Empowerment of people.
- Social Issues and Strategies for Rural Development:
- Bonded and Migrant labourers.
- Pauperization and Depeasantisation.
- Agrarian unrest and Peasant movements.
- Rural Development and Change:
- Trends of changes in rural society.
- Processes of change: Migration-Rural to Urban and Rural to Rural Mobility: Social/Economic.
- Factors of change.
- Industry and Society
- Industrial Society in the Classical Sociological Tradition:
- Division of labour
- Production relations
- Surplus value
- Industry and Society:
- Factory as a social system
- Formal and informal organization
- Impact of social structure on industry
- Impact of industry on society
- Industrial Relations:
- Changing profile of labour.
- Changing labour-management relations.
- Conciliation, adjudication, arbitration.
- Collective bargaining.
- Trade unions.
- Workers'participation in management (Joint Management Councils).
- Quality circles.
- Industrialisation and Social Change in India:
- Impact of industrialization on family, education and stratification.
- Class and class conflict in industrial society.
- Obstacles to and limitations of industrialization.
- Industrial Planning:
- Industrial Policy
- Labour legislation
- Human relations in industry
- Sociology of Development
- Conceptual Perspectives on Development:
- Economic growth
- Human development
- Social development
- Sustainable development: Ecological and Social
- Theories of Underdevelopment:
- Liberal: Max Weber, Gunnar Myrdal.
- Dependency: Centre-periphery (Frank), Uneven development (Samir Amin), World-system (Wallerstein).
- Paths of Development:
- Modernisation, Globalisation
- Social Structure and Development:
- Social structure as a facilitator/inhibitor
- Development and socio-economic disparities.
- Gender and development.
- Culture and Development:
- Culture as an aid/impediment.
- Development and displacement of tradition.
- Development and upsurge of ethnic movements.
- Population and Society
- Theories of Population Growth:
- Demographic transition.
- Population Growth and Distribution in India:
- Growth of Indian population since 1901.
- Determinants of population.
- Concepts of Fertility, Mortality, Morbidity and Migration:
- Age and Sex composition and its consequences.
- Determinants of fertility.
- Determinants of mortality, infant, child and maternal mortality Morbidity rates.
- Determinants and consequences of migration.
- Population and Development:
- Population as a constraint on and a resource for development.
- Socio-cultural factors affecting population growth.
- Population Control:
- Population policy: Problems and perspectives
- Population education
- Measures taken for population control
- Gender and Society Gender as a Social Construct:
- Models of Gendered socialisation.
- Cultural symbolism and general roles.
- Social Structure and Gender Inequality:
- Patriarchy and Matriarchy.
- Division of Labour-Production and reproduction.
- Theories of Gender Relations:
- Gender and Development:
- Effect of development policies on gender relations.
- Perspectives on gender and development-Welfarist, developmentalist Empowerment.
- Women and Development in India:
- Indicators of women's status: Demographic, social, economic and cultural.
- Special schemes and strategies for women's development.
- Voluntary sector and women's development.
- Globalisation and women's development Eco-feminism.