: IMPORTANT STUDY CONTENTS OF "FOUNDATION OF SOCIOLOGY"
Works and Economic Life:
Social organization of work in different types of society- slave society,
feudal society, industrial /capitalist society.
Formal and informal organization of work
Labour and society.
Sociological theories of power
Power elite, bureaucracy, pressure groups, and political parties.
Nation, state, citizenship, democracy, civil society, ideology.
Protest, agitation, social movements, collective action, revolution.
Religion and Society:
Sociological theories of religion.
Types of religious practices: animism, monism, pluralism, sects, cults.
Religion in modern society: religion and science, secularization, religious
Systems of Kinship:
Family, household, marriage.
Types and forms of family.
Lineage and descent
Patriarchy and sexual division of labour
Social Change in Modern Society:
Sociological theories of social change.
Development and dependency.
Agents of social change.
Education and social change.
Science, technology and social change.