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 6. Required Readings:

Unit I: Introduction

Curry, Tim, Jiobu, Robert and Schwirian, Kent. 2008. Sociology for the Twenty First Century. Fifth

Edition. Pp. 1-25.New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall.

Schaefer, Richard T. 2006. Sociology: A Brief Introduction. Sixth Edition. Pp. 3-26. New Delhi:

TATA MCGRAW-HILL.

Inkeles, Alex. 2001. What is sociology? An introduction to the discipline and profession. Pp. 1-17;

18-24; 28-46. New Delhi: Prentice Hall of India pvt. Ltd.

Macionis, John J. 1987. Sociology. Eighth Edition. Pp. 1-24. New Jersey: Prentice Hall of India.

Haralambos, M. And Heald, R. M. 2009. Sociology: Themes and Perspectives. Thirty-fourth

Impression. Pp. 1-23. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.

MacIver, R.M. & Page, C.H. 2001. Society: An Introductory Analysis. Reprinted. Pp. 1-23. New

Delhi: MACMILLAN.

Rocher, Guy. 2004. A General Introduction to Sociology: A Theoretical Perspective. Pp. 2-5; 210-

255. Calcutta, India: Academic Publishers.

McQuail, Denis. 1985. Sociology of Mass Communication. Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 11

(1985), pp. 93-111. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2083287; Accessed: 05-10-2017

07:12 UTC.

Buttel, Frederick H. 1991. Beyond Deference and Demystification in the Sociology of Science and

Technology: A Reply to Otero. Sociological Forum, Vol. 6, No. 3 (Sep., 1991), pp. 567-577.

Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/684519; Accessed: 05-10-2017 07:18 UTC.

Castells, Manuel. 2000, Sep. Toward a Sociology of the Network Society. Contemporary Sociology,

Vol. 29, No. 5 (Sep., 2000), pp. 693-699. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2655234;

Accessed: 05-10-2017 07:19 UTC.

Wynn, Jonathan R. 2009. Digital Sociology: Emergent Technologies in the Field and the Classroom.

Sociological Forum, Vol. 24, No. 2 (Jun., 2009), pp. 448-456. Stable URL:

http://www.jstor.org/stable/40210412; Accessed: 05-10-2017 07:23 UTC.

Woolgar, Steve. 1985. Why not a Sociology of Machines? The Case of Sociology and Artificial

Intelligence. Sociology, Vol. 19, No. 4 (November 1985), pp. 557-572. Stable URL:

http://www.jstor.org/stable/42853468; Accessed: 05-10-2017 07:22 UTC.

Rafael, Erwin F. 2013. Technology as a Social System: A Systems Theoretical Conceptualization.

Philippine Sociological Review, Vol. 61, No. 2, Classical Sociological Theory in Contemporary

Practice. (July-December 2013), pp. 319-347. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/43486378;

Accessed: 05-10-2017 07:30 UTC.

Unit II: The Fundamentals of Society

MacIver, R.M. & Page, C.H. 2001. Society: An Introductory Analysis. Reprinted. Pp. 136-507. New

Delhi: MACMILLAN.

Macionis, John J. 1987. Sociology. Eighth Edition. Pp. 59-88. New Jersey: Prentice Hall of India.

Schaefer, Richard T. 2006. Sociology: A Brief Introduction. Sixth Edition. Pp. 55-78. New Delhi:

TATA MCGRAW-HILL.

Curry, Tim, Jiobu, Robert and Schwirian, Kent. 2008. Sociology for the Twenty First Century. Fifth

Edition. Pp. 46-60.New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall.

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MacIver, R.M. & Page, C.H. 2001. Society: An Introductory Analysis. Reprinted. Pp. 41-71. New

Delhi: MACMILLAN.

Luthar, Breda and Samo Kropivnik. 2011. Class, Cultural Capital, and the Mobile Phone.

Sociologický Časopis / Czech Sociological Review, Vol. 47, No. 6 (2011), pp. 1091-1118.

Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/23535016; Accessed: 05-10-2017 07:30 UTC.

Unit III: The Social Structure

MacIver, R.M. & Page, C.H. 2001. Society: An Introductory Analysis. Reprinted. Pp. 136-507. New

Delhi: MACMILLAN.

Mckee, James B. 1981. Sociology: The Study of Society. Pp. 287-408. New York: Holt, Rinehart and

Winston.

Pfeffer, Jeffrey and Huseyin Leblebici. 1977 Apr. Information Technology and Organizational

Structure. The Pacific Sociological Review, Vol. 20, No. 2 (Apr., 1977), pp. 241-261. Stable

URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1388934; Accessed: 05-10-2017 07:12 UTC.

Lyon, David. 1987. Information Technology and Information Society: A response to Fincham.

Sociology, Vol. 21, No. 3 (August 1987), pp. 467-468. Stable URL:

http://www.jstor.org/stable/42854004; Accessed: 05-10-2017 07:15 UTC.

Unit IV: Social Institutions and Processes

Bottomore, T. B. 1986. Sociology: A Guide to Problems and Literature. New Edition. Pp. 113-216.

New Delhi: Blackie & Son (India).

Davis, Kingsley. 1981. Human Society. First Indian Reprint. Pp. 435-550. New Delhi: Surjeet

Publications.

Mckee, James B. 1981. Sociology: The Study of Society. Pp. 287-408. New York: Holt, Rinehart and

Winston.

Mellor, Philip A. 2004. Religion, Culture and Society in the 'Information Age'. Sociology of Religion,

Vol. 65, No. 4, Special Issue: [Culture and Constraint in the Sociology of Religion] (Winter,

2004), pp. 357-371. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3712319; Accessed: 05-10-2017

07:29 UTC.

Unit V: Social Change

Bottomore, T. B. 1986. Sociology: A Guide to Problems and Literature. New Edition. Pp. 283-314.

New Delhi: Blackie & Son (India).

Curry, Tim, Jiobu, Robert and Schwirian, Kent. 2008. Sociology for the Twenty First Century. Fifth

Edition. Pp. 61-79.New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall.

Macionis, John J. 1987. Sociology. Eighth Edition. Pp. 623-647. New Jersey: Prentice Hall of India.

Giddens, Anthony. 2006. Sociology. Fifth Edition. Pp. 30-71. New Delhi: Polity Press.

Unit VI: Application of Sociology

Guthrie, Doug. 1999. A Sociological Perspective on the Use of Technology: The Adoption of Internet

Technologyin U.S. Organizations. Sociological Perspectives, Vol. 42, No. 4 (Winter, 1999), pp.

583-603. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1389575; Accessed: 05-10-2017 07:12 UTC.

Bottomore, T. B. 1986. Sociology: A Guide to Problems and Literature. New Edition. Pp. 315-343.