Demographic dividend refers to the economic growth potential that can result from changes in a population’s age structure, specifically when the share of the working-age population (usually considered to be between 15-64 years of age) is larger than the non-working-age population (below 15 and above 64 years of age).
Son Meta Preference: The Economic Survey (2017-2018) has mentioned that the desire for a male child has created 21 million “unwanted” girls in India between 0 and 25 years.
Protestant Ethic and Spirit of Capitalism: Max Weber’s Theory of Religion Prior to Max Weber, Karl Marx had
Started in 1925, the self-respect movement was an Anti-Brahmin, anti-caste Movement led by Erode Venkatappa Ramasamy (EVR) in Tamil Nadu.
Dumont believes that Jajmani System makes use of hereditary personal relationships to express the division of labour.
Gabriel Almond classified pressure groups into four different types:-Associational, Non-Associational. Institutional, and Anomic.
Non-positivist methodologies in Sociology-Hermeneutics/Verstehen, Symbolic interactionism, Phenomenology, Ethnomethodology
Poverty Theories in Sociology: Sociological Perspective of Poverty, Factors Responsible for Poverty: Cultural Poverty, Functional Perspective
Nature of Sociology: Independent, Normative, Pure, Abstract, Generalizing, Empirical and Rational
Definition of Sociology: Emile Durkheim: Sociology is the Science of Social Institutions. Kingsley Davis: General Science of Society.
George Herbert Mead: American Sociologist, contributed in Symbolic Interactionism (Development of Self ). Self: 2 components- “I” and “Me”.
Power and Authority: Power is realizing one’s own will by overcoming resistance from others. When power is legitimate, it becomes Authority.
Family in Sociology: Meaning, Definition and Characterstics | Must Read for UPSC Sociology
Verstehen is one of the most important Methodologies propounded by Max Weber in sociology. He borrowed the term “Verstehen” from Hermeneutics.
Marriage in Tribal Societies: youth Dormitory, Selection by Capture, Selection by Trial, Marriage by Intrusion, Purchase and Service, etc