Courses

Discipline wise list of courses offered

Sociology

Course Number: HUL 378
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

Globalization and Globality; Classical theories to understanding work and industry; Understanding Work, Work Ethic and Work Culture; Post-industrial society and rise of informational economy; Job-satisfaction and alienation; Equalization of Opportunities and the Flattening of the World;... Read more

Course Number: HUL 271
Credit: 4.0
Course Objective:

The course will introduce students to the study of sociology and some basic underpinnings of sociological theory and methodology. The emergence of sociology as a scientific discipline is examined in the context of the development of Industrial society in Western Europe. The course will examine... Read more

Course Number: HUL 272
Credit: 4.0
Course Objective:

This course will begin with a discussion on the various constructions of Indian society from colonial to contemporary times. The structural and cultural dimensions of Indian society are explored at the level of village, city, region, nation and civilization. Sources of differentiation, diversity... Read more

Course Number: HUL 706
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

Psycho-linguistics and sociolinguistics; culture and identity studies; studies in expressive culture: idea-systems, myths and archtypes.

Course Number: HUL 376
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This course is an advanced undergraduate sociology course on the political ecology of water. It discusses people's historic and current engagement with water, sustainable development and water, the recent controversies and emergent resource conflict over water in the context of industrial... Read more

Course Number: HUL 380
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The course will introduce students to selected topics in Sociology as decided by the instructor

Course Number: HUL 709
Credit: 0.0
Course Objective:

Scientific approach to social research. Concepts and indices. Analytical and formal aspects. Hypothesis formulation and testing strategies. Design of applied empirical research. Measurement and interpretation of social data. Social statistics. Sampling designs, report writing.

Course Number: HUL 701
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

Classical Theories Positivism, evolutionism and Marxism, structuralism and functionalism in sociology and social anthropology. Exchange theory. Symbolic interactionism, conflict theory, neo-Marxism; post-modernism. The purpose of the course is two-fold: first, to introduce the student to the... Read more

Course Number: HUL 761
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

Approaches and Concepts: Institutions, Caste and Kinship; Religion; Marriage and Family. Agrarian social structure : Land reforms; Dimensions of social change; Sanskritisation and modernization. A profile of modern India.

Course Number: HUL 873
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The relationship between the sub-culture of science and the wider culture of knowledge which surrounds it. The nature of scientific knowledge and the general characteristics of scientific research which make such knowledge possible. Whether present framework of organizing knowledge is itself an... Read more

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