Social-Research

Social Research and Techniques

Moser defined Social Research as ‘Planned, systematic investigation of social incidents and issues to get new knowledge’. Social Research is the systematic study of various social communities, institutions and their…

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social inequalities

Social Control, Social Change and Social Disorganization

Social Control Social Control refers to enforcing the values and patterns of the society in the unruly and undisciplined members. Various means of social control are used for maintaining order…

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social stratification and social process

Social Stratification and Social Process: Caste and Class; Cooperation, Struggle, Competition

Social Stratification Social Stratification refers to the existence of structured inequalities between groups in the society, based on socio-economic factors like wealth, income, race, education, gender, occupation, and social status,…

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Hindu social organization

Hindu Social Organization: Religion, Ashram, Varna, Purusharth; Indian Social Problems

Traditional Hindu social organisation was primarily governed by religion i.e. Hindu Dharma. The social relations were defined in terms of religious obligations. Various means were used of enforce religious values…

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individual and society

Individual and Society: Social Interactions, Status and Role, Culture and Personality, Socialization

Social Interactions A social interaction is an exchange between two or more individuals and is a building block of society. Social structures and cultures are founded upon social interactions. By…

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primary concepts in sociology

Primary Concepts in Sociology: Society, Community, Association, Institution, Social group, Folkways and Mores

Society The term society is most fundamental to sociology. It is derived from the Latin word socius which means companionship or friendship. Society is a network based on social relationship…

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sociology introduction

Sociology: Meaning, Importance, Relation with Social Sciences

The word sociology is derived from both Latin and Greek origins. Socius (Latin): Companion ; Logos (Greek): Study According to Max Weber, “Sociology is the science which attempts the interpretative…

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structural changes in indian economy

Structural Changes in Indian Economy: Public and Private Sectors

The World Economic Outlook of October 2019 has estimated India’s economy to become the fifth largest in the world, as measured using GDP at current US$ prices, moving past United…

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banking reforms in India

Monetary Policy: Banking Institutions and their Reforms, Regulation of Credit by RBI

Monetary policy refers to the policy of the central bank (i.e. Reserve Bank of India) to control inflation and achieve the ultimate objective of economic policy in the country. It…

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pollution part 2

Environmental Pollution (Part II): Noise, Thermal and Nuclear Pollution

Pollution is the effect of undesirable changes in our surroundings that have harmful effects on plants, animals and human beings. During the last few decades we have contaminated our air,…

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