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Department of Sociology

Department of Sociology

a. About Department (History) –

The Department of Sociology was established in 1968. M.A. in Sociology were started in the department from Academic year 2019-20. The numbers of students have obtained graduate degrees from the department, and they are placed in different organizations, universities and government in India.

In the fifty-Six years journey of the department, Dr. Vasant Yeshwant Vaidya, Prof. K. N. Kulkarni, lead the sound academic foundation of the department and contributed to its academic achievements.

In the year 2005, Miss. V. N. Khandare joined to the department with the retirement of Mr. Dr. Vasant Yeshwant Vaidya. Miss. V. N. Khandare took charge of the headship of the department. Mr. Vilas Pawar joined to the department as senior faculty since 2006.Currently two full time faculty are working in the department. The department holds an excellent record of good results and various activities like certificate course, guest lecture, class seminars.

b. Aims and Objectives of the Department–

  • To equip the students with the latest sociological knowledge, research aptitude and
  • To enrich student understands of the dynamics of Indian Society and the global social
  • To strengthen sociological research pertaining to the issues in the region in particular and nation in general.
  • To strengthen research in the thrust area of the Department namely Sociology of Development and Environment.
  • To encourage the students for various competitive examination i.e. SET/NET/MPSC/UPSC etc.
  • To organize seminars, conference, workshop, disseminate advanced knowledge among students.
  • To undertake extension activities and establish linkage with local communities.

c. Course Outcomes

  • Student will be able to demonstrate on understanding of how social call affects individual life
  • Social institutions are usually conceived of as the basic focuses of social organization.
  • transcending individuals and intention by mediating the rules that govern living behaviour.
  • This course gives insights about social change in India.
  • Principles of human rights are fundamental rights.
  • Social movements are a type of group action.
  • An attempt to familiarize students with the different sociological perspectives and theories.
  • Research methodology will be providing base for scientific thinking and rationalizing the minds, thoughts of students.
  • This course will helpful learner to understand the fundamental and foundational knowledge of sociological theories.
  • This course also helps to identify the research questions for inquiry and make able to the learners to formulate research proposal.
  • This course has importance and relevance in the knowing the social realities with using multiple approaches.
  • This course has aim to build up the capacity of the learners and make them able to understand the sociological perspectives to capture the social realities.
  • This course has importance in many ways to provide orientation to the students about the contemporary social movements India
  • This course would be helpful to provide foundational ideas of learners. This course enriches the sociological knowledge of the students.
  • The rural sociology and approaches and methods of village studies provide source of understanding the rural social structure.

d. Future Plans -

  • To organize the Certificate and Value-Added Courses.
  • To organize the Guest Lectures of Eminent Personalities.
  • To establish the MoUs with different institutions and organizations and undertake the various activities.

Faculties

Sr. No.

Name of the Faculty

Date of Appointment

Designation

Qualification

Contact Information

1

Dr. Vidya Khandare-Govande

01/05/2005

Head & Professor

M. A., B. Ed., NET, Ph. D.

vsgovande@gmail.com

9423758350

2

Dr. Vilas Pawar

27/09/2006

Assistant Professor

M.A., M. Phil

Ph. D.

vilassomajipawar@gmail.com

9403225254

Program and Course

Sr. No.

Class

Semester

Paper No

Title of the Paper

01

B. A. I

I

I

Introduction to Sociology

I

II

New Changes in social Institutions

II

III

Basic Concepts in Sociology

II

IV

Contemporary Social Institution.

02

B. A. II

III

V

Indian  Society  Structure and change

III

VI

Human Rights and social Justice

III

I

Personality Development (SEC-I)

IV

VII

Issues and Problems in Indian Society

IV

VIII

New Social Movements

IV

II

Time Management (SEC-II)

03

B. A. III

V

IX

Classical Sociological Thinkers OR Modal Sociological Thinkers.

V

X

Methods of Social Research

V

III

Social Counseling (SEC-III)

VI

XI

Indian Social Reformer OR Fundamental Indian Sociological Thinkers.

VI

XII

Techniques of Social Research

VI

IV

Social Counseling (SEC-IV)

 

 

 

 

04

 

 

 

 

M. A.  I

 

 

I

I

Classical Sociological Tradition

II

Perspectives on Indian Society 

III

Ruler Society in India

IV

Sociology of Tribe OR Political Sociology

 

II

V

Methods of Social research

VI

Introduction to Sociological Theories

VII

Methodology  of Social research

VIII

Sociology of Social Movement.

IX

Population and society OR Medical Sociology

X

Field Project

05

M. A. II

 

 

III

IX

Classical Sociological Tradition

   

X

Sociology of Marginalized Communities.

   

XI

Social welfare and social legislation

XII

Gender and society Or Law and Social Change in India

 

 

IV

XIII

Contemporary Indian Sociological Thoughts

XIV

Society and Human Rights

XV

Feminism in India

XVI

Rural Society in India OR Contemporary issues of Indian society.

         

ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED (CURRICULAR & CO-CURRICULAR)

  1. Certificate Course in Basic Sociology
  2. Class Group Discussion.
  3. Guest Lecture
  4. Class Seminars
  5. Distribution of Educational Materials.

Research (2018-19 TO TILL DATE)

  1. MINOR RESEARCH PROJECT
  2. Sr. No.

    Name of the Faculty

    Date of Sanction

    Sponsoring Agency

    Amount

    Status

    1

    Dr. V. S. Pawar

    09/09/2023

    S. R. T. M. University, Nanded

    55,000/

    Ongoing

  3. RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED IN JOURNALS –
  4. Sr. No.

    Name of the Faculty

    Title of the Paper with Page No

    Name of the Journal with Issue No and Date

    ISSN No

    01

    Dr. Vidya Khandare-Govande

    भारतीय राज्यघटनाआणि मानवी हक्क

    Human Rights & social JusticeVolume-2

    Year.2013

    978-81--924096-7-2

     

     

    भारतीय राजकारणावरील पंडीत जवाहरलाल नेहरूंचा प्रभाव

    Nehru Era in Indian Politics

    Avon Publication, Delhi

    Place-Digamberrao Bindu College, Bhoker

    Year-2013

    81-86584-00-8

     

     

    नक्षलवादी चळवळ कारणे व उपाय

     

     

     

    Naxalism as a challenge to Internal security of India

    Year- 2013

    978-93-83389-20-9

     

     

    म.गांधी यांचे सत्य वअहिंसा विषयक विचार

     

    New man Publication

    One day interdisciplinary National Seminar on

    Relevance of Gandhi Thoughts at present time (vol.1)

    Year-2015

    978-93-83871-62-9

     

     

    उपयोजित सामाजिक संशोधन एक संकल्पना

     Pavan Akashan, Parbhani

    Year -2015

    978-81-923937-7-3

     

     

    कौटूंबिक स्त्री हिंसाचार एक मीमांसा

    Laxmi Book publication Solapur

    Year- 2014

    2231-5063

     

     

    स्थानिक स्वराज्य संस्था व महिला सहभाग

    Universal Research Ground. Vol-III

    Year-2015

    2395-0404

     

     

    बाल विवाह एक :समस्या

     Bharat Publishing House, Aurangabad Year-2015

    ISBN-978-81-925804-6-3

     

     

    महिला संरक्षण विषयक कायदे

    Aruna Publication Latur.

    Year – 2016

    ISBN-978-93-5240-041-6

     

     

    भारतीय राज्यघटना वडॉ.बाबासाहेबआंबेडकर

    New Men Publication Parbhani  /Mumbai

    Year- 2016

    ISBN- 978-93-83871-52-0

     

     

    आदिवासी समाज:शासकिय धोरणआणि कल्याणकारी योजना

    Ajanta Prakashan Jaisingpura, Aurangabad

    Year-2017

    IDEAL-ISSN2319-359X

     

     

    डॉ.बाबासाहेबआंबेडकरांचे स्त्री विषयक कार्य

    Ajanta Prakashan

    Year- 2017

    GENIUS2279-0489-

     

     

    नक्षलवाद व भारतीय समाज

    chronicle of Humanities and cultural Studies

    Naxilite (Maoist)Movement in 21st Century: causes and solution,

    Year- 2018

    ISSN-2230-9578

     

     

    हुंडाप्रथा:एकसमाजशास्त्रीयअध्ययन

    Publication – chronicle of Humanities and cultural Studies

    Women Empowerment: Challenges and solutions

    Shikshan mahrshi Dnyandeo Mohekar College, kalamb. Dist. Osmanabad

    Year-2018

    ISSN-2454-5503

     

     

    भारतीय समाजातील स्त्री दर्जा :एक समाजशास्त्रीय अध्ययन

    Publication – chronicle of Humanities and cultural Studies

    National seminar on Gender and Society.

    Dept. Of sociology, People’s college, Nanded

    2454-5503

     

     

    भारतीय समाजातील महिलांच्या समस्यांचे समाजशास्त्रीय विश्लेषण

    Research Journal

    2348-7143

     

     

    ग्रामीण भागातील मागासवर्गीय महिलांचे राजकिय मागासलेपणा:एकसमाज शास्त्रीय अभ्यास

    Sustainable  Rural

    Development & Social Change

    2230-9578

     

     

    भारतीय स्त्रिीयांचे उध्दारक-डॉ.बाबासाहेबआंबेडकर

    Role of Social Reformers in Nation building

    2348-7143

     

     

    हरितक्रांतीचे प्रेरणेते वसंतराव नाईक यांचे जीवन व कार्य

     

    Vidyawarta

     

     

    23199318

     

     

     

    खाजगीकरणाचे शिक्षण व आरक्षणा वरील परिणाम

    Social Issues and Problems

    Vol-10Oct.2021

    2278-3199

     

     

    विधवा महिलांच्या विविध समस्या व उपाययोजना

    B. Aadhar Peer Reviewed Refereed Indexed Multidisciplinary Research Journal

    Dec-2021

     

    2278-9308

     

     

    भारतीय संविधानातील आदिवासी करिता असलेल्या विविध तरतुदी

    Knowledge Resonance

    A  half yearly peer reviewed Research Journal

    July-Dec.2021

    2231-1629

     

     

    अनुसूचितजाती-जमातीअत्याचारप्रतिबंधक कायदा : एक अभ्यास

    Recent Trends in Humanities, Commerce & management

    Dayadhan Publisher Group  Hingoli

    978-

    93-91097-

    13-4

     

     

    भारतीय राज्यघटना वअनुसूचित जमाती

    Page No.77-82

    B. Adhar Singal Blind Peer-Reviewed &Referred Indexed Multidisciplinary International Journal

    January-2023

    2278-9308

     

     

    वैज्ञानिक स्ंशोधन प्रकार

    Page No.83-86

    B. Adhar Singal Blind Peer-Reviewed &Referred Indexed Multidisciplinary International Journal

    Research Methodology in Languages & Social Sciences

    March-2023

    2278-9308

     

     

    महिला सक्षमीकरणात डॉ.बाबासाहेबआंबेडकर यांचेयोगदान

    Page No.30-33

    B. Adhar Singal Blind Peer Reviewed & Referred Indexed Multidisciplinary International Journal

    The Contribution of Savitribai Phule Mahatma Phule, Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj &Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Towards Nation Budling (TNB-2023)

    April-2023

    22789308

    02

    Dr. Vilas Pawar

    Bhasha Astitwawaril Sankat: Ek samajik chintan

    Page : 87-89

     

    New man International research E-journal of multidisciplinary studies. Vol.5 Issue 5

    May-2018

    2348-1390

     

     

    Laingik Shoshan: Ekjwalant Samajik samasya

    Page : 112-114

     

    Printing area international research journal Issue.40 Vol 5

    April-2018

    2394-5303

     

     

    Loksankhya Abhyas

    Page : 133-134

     

    Printing area international research journal Issue.45 Vol 2

    30, April-2018

    2394-5303

     

     

    Gender Equality and women’s empowerment

    Page : 44-45

     

    Chronicle Of Humanities and Cultural studies a international research journal, special issue. Women empowerment challenges and solutions. S.M.D. Mohekar college, Kalmb. Vol 4 Jan-2018

    2454-5503

     

     

    Surrogate Mother

    P.N. 74-76

    Samjshastra Sanshodhan Patrika

    2230-7725

     

     

    Karuykushal Samaj Sudharak Mahatma Phule p.n. 1-6

    Ajanta Publication

    2277-5730

     

     

    Mahilanchya Vikasachi Vadalvat

    p.n. 176-178

    Research Journey

    2348-7143

     

     

    Skill Development in 21th Centaury

    AMIERJ

    2278-5655

     

     

    Samajkaranatil Janata Raja,

    Na. Vasantraoji Naik

    p.n. 58-60

    Vidyawarta

    2319-9318

     

     

    Harit Kranticha Nava Samajik Drushtikon

    p.n. 138-140

    Indo Global Researchers

    2347-6834

     

     

    Mahila ani Durbal Vanchit Samuhache Sakshamikaran

    p.n. 255-257

    Excels International Journal

    13 Nov. 2020

    2277-7539

     

     

    SamatavadiV icharanche Paik:

    Mahatma Gandhi, p.n. 58-61

    Current Global International Research Journal, 28 Jan. 2020.

    2319-8648

     

     

    Rokad Virahit Bhartiy Arthavyavastha: Avhaneva Upay, p.n. 134-136

    Aayushi International Research Journal, 28/12/2019

    2349-638x

     

     

    Gramin Kshetratil Banjara Striyanchi Sanskruti ani Badal, p.n. 215-2018

    Journal of Emerging innovative Research, 14/02/2020

    2349-5162

     

     

    Mobilechya Vadhatya Vaparamule Lahan Mulanvar Honare Dushparinam

    Galaxy Link, An international Multidisciplinary Half Yearly Research Journal, Nov.-Apr, 2021-22

    2319-8508

     

     

    Rayatecha Raja: Rajarshi Shau Chhatrapati

     

    Vidyawarta, Feb. 2022

    2319-9318

  5. BOOKS / BOOK CHAPTERS PUBLISHED –
  6. Sr. No.

    Name of the Faculty

    Title of the Book / Book Chapter with page no

    Name of the Publisher with year

    ISBN No

    01

    Dr. Vidya Khandare-Govande

    बालविकास में समाज का महत्तव

     

    Ishika Publication, Jaipur

    (self Book)

    Year-2013

     

    978-93-82629-34-4

     

     

     

    शिवाजी महारांजांचे अष्टपैलू व्यक्तीमत्तव

    Aruna Publication

    103,Onkar complex Ausaroad  Latur

    Year- 2017

     

     

    978-93-5240-105-5

     

     

     

    डॉ.बाबासाहेबआंबेडकर एक बहु आयामी व्यक्तीमत्तव

    Publication-

    Editor: Dr. R. V. Bhole

    ‘Ravichandram’ Survey No-101/1, plot No-23, Mundada Nager, Jalgaon

    Year 2018

    2330-9578

     

     

    स्थानिक स्वराज्य संस्था व महिला सहभाग

    Universal Research Ground. Vol-III

    Year-2015

    2395-0404

     

     

    भारतीय राज्यघटना व डॉ.बाबासाहेबआंबेडकर

    New Men Publication Parbhani / Mumbai

    Year- 2016

     

    978-93-83871-52-0

    02

    Dr. Vilas Pawar

    Purgrast Sthititil Sankat ani Upay, p.n.79-82

    New Man Publication, 2020

    978-81-944856-9-8

     

     

    Bhartiy Samaj Vikasat Dr. B. R. Ambedkaranche Yogdan, p.n. 47-51

    Confidence Foundation Nagpur, Jan. 2020.

    81-86067-49-3

  7. ANY OTHER(AWARDS)
  8. Sr. No.

    Name

    Award

    Awarding Agency

    Date

    01

    Dr. Vidya Khandare -Govande

    Veerangana Savitribai Fule Rashtriy Sanman-2011

    Babu Jagjivan Ram Kala Taha Sahitya Academy, Delhi

    11/02/2011

     

     

    Veerangana Savitribai Fule Rashtriy Sanman-2012

    Babu Jagjivan Ram Kala Taha Sahitya Akadami, Delhi

    22/01/2012

     

     

    Nehru Inter National Education Award-2014

    International Human Rights Justice Federation

    16/02/2014

     

     

    Swami Vivekanand International Educational Award-2014

    World Human Rights Council

    21/09/2014

     

     

    Swami Ramanand Teerth National Award-2015

    BabuJ agjivan Ram Kala Taha Sahitya Academy, Delhi

    10/07/2015

     

     

    Mahatma Jyotiba Fule International Award -2021

    Sahyog Social Foundation Pune

    05/09/2021

     

     

    Rashtrapita Jyotiba Phule Samajratna
    Puraskar

    Social Education Movement
    Hingoli

    03/01/2023

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SWOC ANALYSIS –

 

Strength:

  • Qualified and experienced faculties.
  • Active participation in research work
  • Published research papers in National and International conferences and seminars
  • Practical and career-oriented teaching
  • Good response of students for Sociology
  • Certificate course is successfully conducted

 

Weakness:

  • Non availability of library
  • Indifference and poor background of students in the subject

 

Opportunity:

  • To enable students to develop their soft skills
  • Special coaching classes could be conducted to prepare students for competitive examination and career-oriented courses
  • To offer technology enhanced teaching experience to students.
  • To conduct seminars on the recent topics of Sociology.
  • To increase books in departmental library.

 

Challenges:

  • Making sociology a business oriented subject
  • Lack of proper knowledge of social society among students.