Social Movement And Directed Social Change

 Social movement Social movement, loosely organized but sustained campaign in support of a social goal, typically either the implementation or the prevention of a change in society’s structure or values. Although social movements differ in size, they are all essentially collective. That is, they result from the more or less spontaneous coming together … Read more


 Sociology- Meaning, Scope and nature, Importance of its study. Relation with other Social Sciences Sociology is a discipline in social sciences concerned with the human society and human social activities. It is one of the youngest social sciences. Auguste Comte, a French social thinker, is traditionally known as the ‘Father of Sociology’ as … Read more

Changing Status Of Women And Social Movements

 Changing status of women and social movements The status of women has been the central concern of many reform move­ments before and after independence. Leaders of the Brahmo Samaj and the Arya Samaj were concerned with issues like sati, remarriage, divorce, female education, purdah system, polygamy, and dowry. women’s participation in movements has … Read more

Social Change And Modernization

 Social Change and modernization:Problems of role conflict Role conflict occurs when there are incompatible demands placed upon a person such that compliance with both would be difficult. Persons experience role conflict when they find themselves pulled in various directions as they try to respond to the many statuses they hold. Role conflict can … Read more

Social Determinants And Consequence Of Economical Development

 Social determinants and consequence of economical development Social determinants of economic development and impact of economic consequences remain subject of discussion among the sociologists. In the beginning development was defined solely in terms of economic perspectives. It is looked at as a process whereby there is a steady increase in the level of … Read more

Growth And Distributive Justice

 Growth and distributive justice During the first three decades after Independence, the Indian economy stagnated around a trend rate of growth of 3.5 per cent, popularly known as the Hindu rate of growth. The scenario changed during the 1980s. The acceleration of growth during the 1980s to 5.6 per cent put the economy … Read more

Emergence Of India As Educational Force

 Emergence of India as Educational Force The Indian higher education system has undergone rapid expansion. In less than 20 years, the country has created additional capacity for a mammoth 40 million students. While the scale of this expansion is remarkable in itself, what sets it apart from earlier decades of equally aggressive expansion … Read more

Market Economy And Its Social Consequences

 Market Economy and its social consequences In primitive societies the usual system of exchanging goods vas barter system. At that time the idea of profit did not exist, ‘people accumulated goods not for making profit during the days of scarcity but to gain prestige. The system of trading often consisted if giving and … Read more

Influence Of Indian Cinema And Theatre On Society

 Influence of Indian Cinema and Theatre on Society The earliest form of classical theatre of India was the Sanskrit theatre which came into existence only after the development of Greek and Roman theatres in the west. (Despite its name, Sanskrit theatre was not exclusively in Sanskrit languageOther Indic languages collectively called as Prakrit … Read more

Profession And Professionalisation

 Profession and professionalisation A profession is a vocation founded upon specialized educational training, the purpose of which is to supply disinterested objective counsel and service to others, for a direct and definite compensation, wholly apart from expectation of other business gain. The term is a truncation of the term “liberal profession”, which is, … Read more

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