Courses

Discipline wise list of courses offered

Sociology

Course Number: HSL779
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The course will familiarize students with contemporary conceptual understandings of gender and its relationship with other dimensions of human social life. It will explore the relationship between ‘sex’ and gender and focus on the socio-cultural processes that produce gendered identities in time... Read more

Course Number: HUL 377
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The manner in which gender is conceptualized and performed is foundational to the understanding of human social relationships. Gender identities are not fixed or determined purely by physiology; their social construction affects ideas of masculinity and femininity or other sexual identities.... Read more

Course Number: HSL878
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

To introduce students to current and ongoing debates on challenges posed by various aspects of globalization and debates therein. Globalization is impacting our everyday life and this course enables us to understand how social-cultural, political and economic aspects of globalization interact... Read more

Course Number: HSL877
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The basic aim of this course is to introduce students to the study and understanding of modern industrial societies.

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: HSV781
Credit: 1.5
Course Objective:

The main objective of this course is to introduce PhD students to the basics elements of research design and methods such as identify their paradigm of inquiry, research questions, variables of interest and sample of respondents for their research studies.

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: HSL873
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The course seeks to undertake a study of language as a social and cultural product. The role of language in the construction of collective identity, nationalism, ethnic and religious movements will be considered. Theoretical orientations to the study of language such as Structuralism and Marxism... Read more

Course Number: HSL773
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The course examines the construction of the 'media- event', the 'spectacle' and the fetishism of the image- object and its role in determining the collective consciousness of our times. Some of the questions addressed in this course are: how are 'media-events'... Read more

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