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Sociology by Mind Map: Sociology

1. Theoretical Perspectives & Sociological thought

1.1. 1. Evolutionary (Ibn-e-Khaldun)

1.1.1. connecting the past to the present

1.2. 2. Functionalist (Herbert Spencer)

1.2.1. Society as a body & Institutions as body parts

1.3. 3. Interactionist (Emile Durkheim)

1.3.1. Communication as a key between communities ,people and institutions

1.4. 4. Conflict (Karl Marx)

1.4.1. Competition both positive and negative as a source for progression or backwardness.

2. Sociability and Sociality of man

2.1. Need for Interaction (Man: a social animal)

2.2. Concept of Self (I & Me)

2.3. Self Development (adaptation and experience)

3. Society

3.1. Evolution

3.1.1. Simplicity to Complexity

3.2. Types

3.2.1. Rural & Urban

3.3. Comparison

3.3.1. Traditional vs Modern

4. Social Institutions (need for regulation and functioning)

4.1. 1. Family

4.1.1. Primary

4.1.1.1. Informal learning nd ascribed status

4.2. 2. Religion

4.2.1. Secondary

4.2.1.1. Need, Pros & Cons

4.3. 3. Education

4.3.1. Secondary

4.3.1.1. Need, Types and Role

4.4. 4. Economy

4.4.1. Secondary

4.4.1.1. Need, Types, Interdependance on institutions

4.5. 5. Political

4.5.1. Secondary

4.5.1.1. Need, Inter-relationship with other Institutions

5. Social Problems

5.1. Pest Analysis (Causes)

5.2. Level Based Analysis (Impacts)

6. Sociological Research

6.1. Qualitative

6.2. Quantitaive

6.3. Mixed Methods

7. Social Policy

7.1. Formulation

7.2. Evaluation

8. Module 2

9. Module 1