Principles of Sociology

Sociology: Meaning.
Sociology: Nature.
Sociology: Scope.
Meaning of Society.
Types of Society.
Definition of Social Structure.
Elements of Social Structure.
Types of Social Structure.
Meaning of Community.
Elements of Community.
Meaning & Characteristics of Culture.
Cultural Content.
Functions of Culture.
Elements of Culture.
Factors of Variability of Culture.
Meaning & Types of Status.
Meaning and Types of Social Groups.
Social Stratification, Meaning, Theories & Critical Evaluation.
Process of Socialization, Stages of Socializations.
Social Change : Meaning, Factors Responsible for Social Change.
Modernization : Meaning and Nature.