Sociology for Basic B.Sc. (Nursing)

S.NO. TOPIC DOMAIN  HOURS
1 Introduction
• Definition of Sociology
• Nature and Scope of the discipline
• Importance and application of Sociology in Nursing
Must  know Definition of Sociology ,Nature and Scope of the discipline and Importance and application of Sociology in Nursing 01
2 Individual & Society
• Society and Community
• Nature of Society
• Difference between Society and Community
• Process of Socialization and Individualization
• Personal disorganization
Must know
• Society and Community
• Nature of Society
• Difference between Society and Community
• Process of Socialization and       Individualization
• Personal disorganization
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3 Culture
• Nature of culture
• Evolution of culture
• Diversity and uniformity of culture
• Trans cultural society
• Influence on health and disease
Must know • Nature of culture
• Evolution of culture
• Diversity and uniformity of culture
• Trans cultural society
• Influence on health and disease
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4 Social groups and Processes
• The meaning and classification of groups
• Primary & Secondary Group
• In-group V/s. out-group, Class, Tribe, Caste
• Economic, Political, Religious groups, Mob, Crowd, Public and Audience
Interaction & Social Processes.
• Co-operation, Competition, Conflict
• Accommodation, Assimilation & Isolation
Must know• The meaning and classification of groups
• Primary & Secondary Group
• In-group V/s. out-group, Class, Tribe, Caste
• Economic, Political, Religious groups, Mob, Crowd, Public and Audience
Interaction & Social Processes.
• Co-operation, Competition, Conflict
• Accommodation, Assimilation & Isolation
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5 Population
· Society and population
· Population distribution in India-Demographic characteristics
· Malthusian theory of Populations
· Population explosion in India and its impact on health status
· Family welfare programs
Must know· Society and population
· Population distribution in India-Demographic characteristics
· Malthusian theory of Populations
· Population explosion in India and its impact on health status
· Family welfare programs
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6 Family and marriage
· Family Functions
· Types-Joint, Nuclear, Blended and Extended family:
· Characteristics
· The Modern Family-Changes, Problems-Dowry etc.,
· Welfare Services.
· Changes & Legislations on family and marriage in
· India-marriage acts
· Marriage: Forms and functions of marriage
· Marriage and family problems in India
· Family, marriage and their influence on health and health practices
Must know· Family Functions
· Types-Joint, Nuclear, Blended and Extended family:
· Characteristics
· The Modern Family-Changes, Problems-Dowry etc.,
· Welfare Services.
· Changes & Legislations on family and marriage in
· India-marriage acts
· Marriage: Forms and functions of marriage
· Marriage and family problems in India
· Family, marriage and their influence on health and health practices
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7 Social Stratification
· Meaning & types of Social stratification
· The Indian Caste System- Origin & Features
· Features of Caste in India Today
· Social Class System and Status Social Mobility-
Meaning & Types
Races as a biological concept, criteria of racial classification
· Salient features of Primary races-Racism
· Influence of Class, Caste and Race on health and health practices
Must kno· Meaning & types of Social stratification
· The Indian Caste System- Origin & Features
· Features of Caste in India Today
· Social Class System and Status Social Mobility-
Meaning & Types
Races as a biological concept, criteria of racial classification
· Salient features of Primary races-Racism
· Influence of Class, Caste and Race on health and health practices
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8 Types of Communication in India
(Rural, Urban and Regional)
· Features of village’s community & Characteristics of Indian
Village panchayat system, social dynamics
· Community Development project & Planning
· Changes in Indian Rural Life
· Availability of health facilities in rural and its impact on health
and health practices
· Urban-community-features
· The growth of cities: Urbanization and its impact on health and
health practices
· Major Urban problems – Urban Slums
· Region; Problems and impact on Health
Must know· Features of village’s community & Characteristics of Indian
Village panchayat system, social dynamics
· Community Development project & Planning
· Changes in Indian Rural Life
· Availability of health facilities in rural and its impact on health
and health practices
· Urban-community-features
· The growth of cities: Urbanization and its impact on health and
health practices
· Major Urban problems – Urban Slums
· Region; Problems and impact on Health
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9 Social Change
· Nature and process of Social Change
· Factors influencing Social change : Cultural change, Cultural lag
· Introduction to Theories of social change : Linear, Cyclical, Marxian,
Functional Role of nurse – Change agents
Must know· Nature and process of Social Change
· Factors influencing Social change : Cultural change, Cultural lag
· Introduction to Theories of social change : Linear, Cyclical, Marxian,
Functional Role of nurse – Change agents
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10 Social organization and social system
· Social organization : elements, types
· Democratic and authoritarian modes of participation,
· Voluntary associations
· Social System : Definition and Types of social system
· Role and Status as structural elements of social system
· Inter – relationship of institutions
Must know· Social organization : elements, types
· Democratic and authoritarian modes of participation,
· Voluntary associations
· Social System : Definition and Types of social system
· Role and Status as structural elements of social system
· Inter – relationship of institutions
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11 Social control
· Nature and process of social control
· Political, Legal, Religious, Educational, Economic, Industrial and Technological system, Norms  values- Folkways and Mores Customs Laws and fashion
· Role of nurse
Must know· Nature and process of social control
· Political, Legal, Religious, Educational, Economic, Industrial and Technological system, Norms  values- Folkways and Mores Customs Laws and fashion
· Role of nurse
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12 Social Problems
· Social disorganization
· Control &Planning : poverty, housing, illiteracy, food supplies,
prostitution, rights of women & children, vulnerable groups:
· Elderly, handicapped, minority groups and other marginalized groups,
childlabour, child abuse, delinquency and crime, substance abuse, HIV /
AIDS.
· Social Welfare programs in India
· Role of Nurse
Must know· Social disorganization
· Control &Planning : poverty, housing, illiteracy, food supplies,
prostitution, rights of women & children, vulnerable groups:
· Elderly, handicapped, minority groups and other marginalized groups,
childlabour, child abuse, delinquency and crime, substance abuse, HIV /
AIDS.
· Social Welfare programs in India
· Role of Nurse
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Admission 2017