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Chapter-01 Introduction to Sociology by Bid Dibyendunarayan, A Thangamani Ramalingam (2016) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12647_2      

Auguste Comte, a French philosopher coined the term sociology in 1839. It is the study of man’s behavior in groups or of the interaction among human beings, of social relationships and of the processes by which human group activity takes place. The scope of sociology is very wide. It is a general science, but it is also a special science. As a matter of fact... [More]

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Chapter-02 Social Factors in Health and Disease by Bid Dibyendunarayan, A Thangamani Ramalingam (2016) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12647_3      

This chapter talks about the social factors, which influence health and disease. Sociological approaches to health and health care have a long history. It is known as ‘medical sociology’ for many years, but now it is known as ‘the sociology of health and illness’. Currently there is considerable research in medical sociology on the precise effects of a range... [More]

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Chapter-03 Socialization by Bid Dibyendunarayan, A Thangamani Ramalingam (2016) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12647_4      

Socialization is the process by which social beings establish wider and profounder relationships with one another in which they become more bound up with, and more perceptive of the personality of themselves and of others, and build up the complex structure of nearer and wider association. Primary socialization, secondary socialization and anticipatory socia... [More]

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Chapter-04 Social Security by Bid Dibyendunarayan, A Thangamani Ramalingam (2016) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12647_5      

The International Labor Organization (ILO) defines social security as “the security that society furnishes through appropriate organization against certain risks to which its members are perennially exposed. These risks are essentially contingencies against which an individual of small means cannot effectively provide by his/her own ability or foresight alon... [More]

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Chapter-05 Social Problems by Bid Dibyendunarayan, A Thangamani Ramalingam (2016) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12647_6      

The main concern of this chapter is to present a discussion on different kinds of social problems i.e. population explosion and population control, impact of population growth, poverty, unemployment and underemployment, beggary, juvenile delinquency, prostitution and alcoholism. Tables on population and its growth in India, growth rate of population in India... [More]

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Chapter-06 Social Change by Bid Dibyendunarayan, A Thangamani Ramalingam (2016) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12647_7      

The change in the size, composition and organization of society, and the resultant change in the interrelationships between individuals and groups is termed as social change. Institutions, patterns of interaction, work, leisure activities, roles, norms and other aspects of society can be altered overtime as a result of the process of social change. Discovery... [More]

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Chapter-07 Social Work by Bid Dibyendunarayan, A Thangamani Ramalingam (2016) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12647_8      

Social work is a term used to describe a variety of organized methods of helping people in some need, which they cannot meet unaided. Social work is a professional and academic discipline that seeks to improve the quality of life and well-being of an individual, group or community by intervening through research, policy, crisis intervention, community organi... [More]

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Chapter-08 Culture and Health by Bid Dibyendunarayan, A Thangamani Ramalingam (2016) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12647_9      

Culture is one of the most important and basic concepts of sociology. The anthropologists believe that the behavior, which is meant, is called culture. The way of living, eating, wearing, singing, dancing and talking is all parts of a culture. Culture is the knowledge, language, values, customs and material objects that are passed from person to person and f... [More]

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Chapter-09 Social Groups by Bid Dibyendunarayan, A Thangamani Ramalingam (2016) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12647_10      

Human beings are social by nature. They never like to live in isolation. They live in groups such as family, clan, tribal community, etc. These groups are known as natural groups of them. Social group consists of such members who have reciprocal relations. The members are bound by a sense of unity. The ‘we’ feeling, dominate them. Their interests and ideals ... [More]

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Chapter-10 Rural Community by Bid Dibyendunarayan, A Thangamani Ramalingam (2016) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12647_11      

Rural community and urban community are the two communities of human society. Rural community or the village pre-existed the urban community or the city. The first collective life was in the village, with a sense of ‘we’ feeling and cooperation. Agriculture is said to be the starting point of the human civilization, as it helped man to have a settled life, i... [More]