UGC NET Sociology Syllabus for 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
UGC NET Sociology Syllabus for 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
- Changing 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