B.A. in Social Work

Bharathidasan University
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Core Course II - INDIAN SOCIAL PROBLEMS
UNIT 1:
Poverty and dependency: Definition, Relation between poverty and dependency -Classes
of dependence - Care of the dependants. Factors responsible for poverty and dependency.
Measures to eradicate poverty and dependency in India.
UNIT 2:
Beggary : Definition - Causes of beggary - types , ways and means of preventing
beggary. Rehabilitation measures of the government.
UNIT 3:
Prostitution : Definition, Types, Causes - Implications of prostitution and rehabilitative
measures.
UNIT 4:
Alcoholism and drug addiction : Alcoholism - causes / implications of drinking and
prevention - prohibition, causes of success & failure of prohibition, drug addiction -
types of drugs - Causes of addiction and teenagers - effects - remedial measures and deaddiction.
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UNIT 5:
Juvenile delinquency : Definition -Causes - consequences of juvenile delinquency,
vagrancy, truancy, street children - prevention - reformation of delinquents.
TEXT BOOKS:
Madan.G.R.Indian Social Problems
REFERENCE:
1. Merton, Robert.K and Nisbet Robert Lemert, Contemporary Social Problems Ny:
Hard Course Brace 1965.
2. Lemert, Social Pathology Ny, Hard Couse Brace 1962. (1978 Reprint).
3. Athreya, Venkatesh B Sheela Rani Chuukkath. Literacy and Empowerment Sage
Publishing , New Delhi, 1996.
4. Williams Kornblum, Joseph Julian, Social Problems, 8th Edition, Prentice Hall Inc.,
1975.
5. Dr. Sunil, Social Problems in India - Issues & Perspectives, Regency Publications
House, New Delhi, 1990.
6. Bharti Sharma, Juvenile Delinquents and their social culture, Uppal Publishing
House, New Delhi, 1990.
7. S.K. Bhattacharya, Social Problems in India - Issues and Perspectives, published by
Regency Publications, New Delhi.
FIRST ALLIED COURSE I
STRUCTURE OF INDIAN SOCIETY
UNIT 1:
Social Work its relationship with social sciences. Society : Definition and Concepts of
society, community, social groups, Associations and Institutions.
UNIT 2:
Culture: Definition and Concepts of Culture and civilization, Norms, Folkways,
Institutions and laws, Role and Function of culture.
UNIT 3:
Social Stratification: Concept, Determinants, Caste, Class and Race.
UNIT 4:
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Family: Structure and Functions of Family, Types, influences of other agents of
socialization, changing Indian Family and its consequences on the individual and society,
Family disorganization.
UNIT 5:
Social Control : Definition, Social Change: Concept, Process, Factors acting as agents of
Social change.
REFERENCES
1. T.B.Bottomore, Sociology : A Guide to Literature and problems, New Delhi, Allen
and Unwin (India) 1972.
2. K.M.Kalpadia, Marriage and Family in India, London, Oxford University Press,
1965.
3. Mac Iver and Page, Society, Macmillan and co., 1959.
4. Sharma, Introduction to Sociology, Sterling Publishers.
5. Srinivas, M.N.Caste in Modern India, Asia Publishing House, 1962.
6. Tumin.M. Social Stratification New Jersy: Prentice Hall, 1981.
7. Kumar S.Principles of Sociology, New Heights publishers and Distributors.
New Delhi, 1982-83.
8. Social Control & Social Change - K.Singh Published by Prakashan Kendra - Lucknow,
2001.
9. Sachehidananada, Social Change in Village India. Published by AshokKumar Mittal
Concept Publishing Company.
10. A. Kumar, Structure of Society, Anmol Publications, New Delhi.
11. Vidhya Bhusan & Shachdeva, An Introduction to Sociology, Kita Mahal
Publications, Allahabad.
FIRST ALLIED COURSE - II (AC): DEMOGRAPHY AND POPULATION DYNAMICS
UNIT 1 :
a) Definition - Nature - Importance and scope of the study - Relations with other
discipline.
b) Basic Demographic concepts: Ratio - proposition - percent rate - Natural increase -
Fecundity.
UNIT 2:
Theories of Population : Malthusian theory - Optimum theory - Biological Theories -
Socio Economic Theories.
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UNIT 3:
Composition of population: Rural urban composition - Sex composition - Age
composition - Religious composition -Class composition.
UNIT 4:
Population growth in India : Contemporary trend in population growth - Causes effects.
UNIT 5:
Population policy and control in India: Population policy of India - Family Welfare
planning programmes in India - Measures of Population Control.
REFERENCES:
1. Agarwala, S.N.India's Population Problems, Tata Mc Graw Hill, New York.
2. Raj, Huns. Population Studies, Surgeet publications, Delhi, 1988.
3. Chandrasekar, S.Infant Mortality population growth and family planning in India,
London George Allen Unwin Ltd., 1972.
4. Base Ashish and Desai P.B.Studies in Demography Essays presented in honour of
prof.S.Chandrasekar, London, Allen & Unwin and chopal Hill University, North
California press, 1971.
5. Krishna Reddy M.M.Marriage population and Society - Kanishka Publishers, New
Delhi, 1998.
6. Krishna Reddy M.M.Population and Society in India, Kanishka Publishers, New
Delhi, 1998
7. Population Transition in India Vol I & Vol II - Singh Pram Bhatia Bose,
B.R.Publishing corporation, New Delhi, 1989.
8. The Billings Method - Dr.Evelyn Billings Ann Westmore, Randon House, New
York, 1981.
9. Fertility Status of Women - G.A. Siddique, Published by Rohit Publications,
4675/21, Ansari Road, Durya Ganj, New Delhi - 02, 2001.
Core Course III
DIRECT METHODS OF SOCIAL WORK
UNIT 1:
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Social Case Work - Definition, objectives, principles and basic concepts.
Interviewing : Study, Diagnosis and Treatment .
UNIT 2:
Social Group work - Definition, objectives, principles: Types of groups, Group
processes: Group work Processes
UNIT 3:
Community organization - Definition of Community organization, Principles, process
of community organization and resource mobilization, Role of a community
organization worker.
UNIT 4:
Social case Work practice in Medical / Psychiatric/ Industrial / School settings and
roles of case worker
UNIT 5:
Social group work practice in Medical/ Psychiatric/ Industrial / School settings and
roles of group worker.
REFERENCES
1. M.S.Gore, Social work education, Asia Publishing House 1965:
2. Gisela Konapka Social Group Work, A helping process, New Jersy Prentice Hall:.
3. Fred Milson ,Skills in Social group work.
4. Gangrade, K.D.Community Organisation in India (Bombay: Popular Prakashan)
5. Social Work and Community Development, Institute for Substantiable Development,
Lucknow, First Edition 2002. Published by J.L. Kumar for Anmol Publications Pvt.
Ltd., New Delhi.
6. P.D.Misra, Social Work Philosophy and Methods, Inter India Publications,
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New Delhi.
FIRST ALLIED COURSE -III (AC):DYNAMICS OF HUMAN BEHAVIOUR
UNIT 1: The Nature and Scope of Psychology:
Meaning and definition of psychology - Branches of psychology, Scope of psychology -
Importance of psychology in social work practice. Concept of Mental health
UNIT 2 : Personality :
Meaning of personality - development of personality - Interaction of heredity and
environment - Types of personality / Assessment of personality
UNIT 3: Learning and Remembering:
Meaning of learning - Types of learning - conditioned learning - Trial and error learning
- cognitive learning. Memory - meaning - influencing memory.
UNIT 4: Intelligence and Motivation:
Meaning and definition of intelligence - Measurement of intelligence - Intelligence test -
motivation meaning - social and psychological motives.
UNIT 5: Frustration - Conflict - Adjustment Mechanisms:
Frustration - sources of frustration, Conflict - Types of conflict, Defense mechanisms
- classification of adjustment mechanisms.
REFERENCES:
1. Hebb Do. 1996, A text book of psychology - Tokyo Toppan Co., Ltd.,
2. Munn Nl, 1969, Introduction to Psychology Bombay, Oxford IBH Publishing co.,
3. Morgon, Glifford, 1975, Introduction to Psychology, New Delhi, Tata Mc Graw
Hill co.Ltd.
4. Sinha. J, 1984, A Manual of Psychology, Calcutta, New Central Book Agency.
5. Jalota.S, 1974 Esentials of psychology, Changing Vijaya Nivas.
6. Adult Personality Development by Lawrence S.Wrightman, Sage Publication,
1994.
7. Personality Assessment by qamar Hasan Gyan Publishing House, 1997.
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Semester : III
Course code : CC IV
Part : III
FIELD WORK PRACTICUM
Purpose of field work practice
i) To orient the students to different settings of field work practice.
ii) To understand the functioning of voluntary and governmental agency
functioning in these settings.
iii) To develop skills in observation and report wring.
Nature of field work practice:
Students to be taken for observation visits to different agencies / Organisations/settings of
social work practice in and around Trichy.
The following settings are suggested:
1. Organisation for Rehabilitation of Persons with Disability.
2. De-addition and De-toxification.
3. Orphanages and Destitute Homes.
4. Approved Schools.
5. Sanatorim / Hansonorium.
6. Psychiatric settings.
7. Slum visit & Village visit.
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8. General Hospitals.
9. Homes for mental Retardation / spastic society.
10. Organisations work for upliftment of worker sections.
Atleast 15 visits to the above mentioned settings to be made in the III & IV
semester.
Students to be given classroom orientation regarding the agency/ setting prior
to the field visit. Students are expected to write and submit detailed reports of
their
observation & remarks for each visit. Analysis and discussion to be held
following report
submission.
Guide line for field work evaluation:
Marks
1. Regularity in field work 5
2. Regularity in submitting reports 5
3. Observation during the visit 20
4. Report Writing 20
5. Participation in discussion 10
6. Viva-Voce 40
Total 100
Reference:
1. Singh R.R., Field work in Social Work Education.
Semester : III
Course code : AC I (Second Allied Course-I)
\Part : III
SOCIAL LEGISLATIONS
Note: Students are expected to be aware of salient features of each act in general.
Unit 1:
The concept of legislation, need and importance to legislation, legislation as a process,
social welfare and social change - Direct principles of state policy.
Unit 2:
The Hindu and Muslim Laws governing marriage, divorce, adoption, minority and
guardianship, maintenance, succession and inheritance.
Unit 3: Legislation Relating to the Welfare of Women.
Dowry Prohibition Act - 1961
Suppression of Immoral Traffic Act - 1977.
Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act - 1971.
Unit 4: Legislation Related to Child
Juvenile Justice Act - 1986
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Child Marriage Restraint Act - 1929.
Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act - 1986.
Unit 5: Legislation for the Amelioration of Social Problems
Protection of civil Rights Act - 1976.
Consumer protection Act - 1986.
Mental Health Act - 1987.
Beggary Prevention Act.
References:
Government of India, Social legislation - Govt.of India Publications - 1956.
Tandon.M.P., Mohamedanlan - Allahabad, Lan Association, 1964.
Hindulaw - R.K.Agarwala, Central law agency, Allagabad.
Senewalla R.K., Tara Poralla D.H. & Sons, Law other Layman _ Bombay 1962.
Devasia, V.V., Leelamma Devasia, Woman Social Juctice and Human Rights, APH
Publishing corporation, Delhi, 1998.
Child and Law - Indian Council for Child Welfare, Tamil Nadu, 1998.
Sankar Sen, A.P.H. Human Rights in Developing Society - Publishing Corporation, New
Delhi, 1998.
Kohki, A.S., Sharma, S.R., Equal Oppurtutnity Human Rights and Social Welfare,
Anmol Publications, Pvt.,Ltd, New Delhi,1997.
Justice V.R.Krishna Iyer, Human Rights - A Judges Miscellanary, B.R.Publishing
Corporation, Delhi, 199
Vyas, R.N. - The Soul of Indian Constituiton (A Critical evaluation) print well
Publications, Jaipur, 1998.
Jagadeesan Elatchiappear Marriage and Social Legislations in Tamil Nadu, Madras-7.
Chkaraparty N.K Juvenile Justice, Deep & Deep Publication, New Delhi 1999.
Paras Diwan & Peeyusai Diwan, Children & Legal Protection, Deep & Deep Publication,
New Delhi, 1994 .
Shanmuga Velayudam, Social Legislation and Social Change, Vazla Valamadai
Publications, 2000Chennai.
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Semester : III
Course code : AC II (Second Allied Course-II)
Part : III
DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION
Unit 1:
Communication: Concept, definition and purpose; Need and importance of
communication.
Unit 2:
Types, Principles and models of communication: Communication process: Channels and
stages of communication: Skills and techniques of communication, Communication
media and its role; Role of language in communication.
Unit 3:
Communication with self concept of self growth - goals of interpersonal communication,
Interviews, Non - verbal communication in small groups.
Unit 4:
Mass communication for social change and social action; Types of mass media, selection
of suitable approaches and media for different target groups.
Unit 5:
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Written communication - Types, guidelines in developing different types of written
communication.
References:
Dahama, O.P., Communication for education, New Delhi, JCH.
Berlo David.K: the process of communication. An Introduction to theory and
practice, New York, Holt Rirepart and Winston Inc.
Nalini Vittal : Communication for Rural Development in India: some facts,
Hyderabad HIRD.
Schram willur : Mass communication Urban. (A university of illness press)
Tunitall. J (ED): Media Sociology : Reader London constable.
Singh K.N & Singh S.N -Effective communication media for Rural Audiences
(Bombay : Dharmmal Morarji Chemical C0.Ltd.,)
Rogers E.M & Shoemaker F.F : Communication of innovations, A cross cultural
approaches.
Developing Communication Skills, Krishna Mohan Meera Banerji, Birla Institute of
Technology and Science, Pilani, 1990.
Rayudu C.S., Communication, Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai.
Singh U.K. Sudarasan K.N., Broadcasting Education, Discovery Publishing House,
New Delhi.
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NON MAJOR ELECTIVE COURSE - I
HUMAN RIGHTS
Unit - I
Meaning of Human Rights - Kinds of human rights - Theories of human rights - The
concept of human rights - The concept of liberty and equality - Promotion and protection
of human rights by the United Nations. History and Development of Human rights
concepts.
Unit - II
The universal declaration of human rights - preparation - preamble and enumeration of
rights in the declaration - India and the universal declaration - Influence of the universal
declaration.
Unit - III
Indian constitutional guarantee of human rights - preamble, Fundamental rights -
Directive principles of state policy - Recent amendments of Indian constitution.
Unit - IV
Violation of human rights - women - children - workers - prisoners - Dalits.
Unit - V
Human rights and voluntary organization at International, National and State level -
Human rights commissions in India - National Human rights commission - Its
constitution - power and Functions - Human rights court in districts.
References:
Agarwal, H.O. Human rights. AllahabadCentral Law Agency
Bagyamuthu. D.Human Rights and people's structure. Chennai; Christian Literature
Society
Gadgil D.R.1968 Human Rights in a Multi - Nation. Bombay; Asia Publishing
Gokulesh sharma Human Rights and Legal Remedies New Delhi: Deep and Publishin
Sivagami Paramasivan Human Rights - A study in Salem Sri Ram Computer Printers
Sudhir Kapoor Human Rights in 21st century Jaipur; Mangal Deep Publicatons
Lalit parmar
Human Rights - Aamo / Publications Pvt. Ltd - New Delhi - 110 002.(India) 1998
8J.Ravindran Human Rights Praxis A resource boole for study, action and reflection. The
Asian Forum for Human rights and Development(Forum - ASIA) Bangkok 10320,
Thailand, Printed at Multivista Global Ltd Chennai - India.
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Semester : IV
Course code : CC V
Part : III
FUNDAMENTALS OF SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH AND SOCIAL
STATISTICS
Unit 1:
Social Work Research Planning - Selection of the area and topic for the research study,
Formulation of problem - steps in social research - Formulation of assumptions, and
hypothesis review of literature. Differences between Social research & Social work
research.
Unit 2:
Definition and importance of Research Designs, objectives, steps in research design,
types of research designs - Definition, objectives, steps, advantages and disadvantages,
problems in designing research.
Unit 3:
Social Survey and Case Study - definition - objectives and process.
Unit 4:
Sampling and Sample design - Probability and non probability types, meaning, process,
advantages and disadvantages.
Unit 5:
Tools of data collection - observation, interview schedule, questionnaire, interview
guide; pilot study - Definition, objectives, purpose; pretest: Definition, objectives,
purpose, process. Research report preparation. Central tendency and Measures of
dispersion.
References:
Naikiran S., & Selvaraju R., Research Methods in Social Science, Himalaya
Publishing House, Mumbai - 04, Ist Edition 2001.
Krishnaswami O.R., Methodology of Research in Social Sciences, Himalaya
Publishing House, Mumbai - 04, 2001.
Goode William andHalt, Methods in Social Research.
Pauline Young, Scientific Social Surveys and Research.
Norman Polansky, Social Work Research.
Kothai C.R., Research Methodology Methods and Techniques.
Moser C.A. and Kalton .G., Survey Methods in Social Investigation.
Hebert and Blaoodo, Social Research.
Sharma B.A.V., Reserch Methods in Social Sciences.
Gupta. S.P. Statistical Methods, New Delhi, Sultan chundand Sons, 1988.
Allen Rubin & Earl Babbie, Research Methods for Social Work, Books/ Cole
Publishing Company, 1993.
David Hall & Irene Hall, Practical Social Research, Macmillan Press Ltd., 1996.
Singh A.K., Bharathi, Tests, Measureeeeements and Research methods in behavioural
Sciences Bhavan Publishers/Distributors, 1997.
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Semester : IV
Course code : CC VI
Part : III
FIELD WORK PRACTICUM
Field Work Practice:
Students to be given an opportunity of arranging a 10 day social work camp in and
around Trichy district.
Study tour programme is to be arranged outside Trichirappalli to help the students to
learn and compare the functioning of various agencies / settings of social work practice.
Students to be given proper orientation and pilot study experience prior to the camp.
Students are expected to write and submit detailed reports of their activities during their
camp and observation, remarks of their visits during study tour programme.
Guidelines For Field Work Evaluation
Marks
1. Regularity in Field Work (Camp and Study tour) 10
2. Regularity in submitting the Reports 5
3. Regularity in supervisory conference 5
4. Report Content 20
5. Initiativeness & Resourcefulness 10
6. Utilisation of supervision for professional growth 10
7. Viva - Voce Examinations 40
Total 100
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Semester : IV
Course code : AC II (Second Allied Course - II)
Part : III
DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION
Unit 1: Growth and Development.
Communication: Concept, definition and purpose; Need and importance of
communication.
Unit 2:
Types, principles and models of communication , Communication process: Channels and
stages of communication, Skills and techniques of communication; Communication
media and its role. Role of language in communication.
Unit 3:
Communication with space self and concept of self growth - goals of interpersonal
communication, Interviews, non - verbal communication in small groups.
Unit 4:
Mass communication for social change and social action ;Types of mass media, selection
of suitable approaches and media for different target groups.
Unit 5:
Written communication - Types, guidelines in developing different types of written
communication.
References:
Dahama, O.P., Communication for education, New Delhi, JCH.
Berlo David.K: the process of communication. An Introduction to theory and
practice, New York, Holt Rirepart and Winston Inc.
Nalini Vittal : Communication for Rural Development in India: some facts,
Hyderabad HIRD.
Schram willur : Mass communication Urban. (A university of illness press)
Tunitall. J (ED): Media Sociology : Reader London constable.
Singh K.N & Singh S.N -Effective communication media for Rural Audiences
(Bombay : Dharmmal Morarji Chemical C0.Ltd.,)
Rogers E.M & Shoemaker F.F : Communication of innovations, A cross cultural
approaches.
Developing Communication Skills, Krishna Mohan Meera Banerji, Birla Institute of
Technology and Science, Pilani, 1990.
Rayudu C.S., Communication, Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai.
Singh U.K. Sudarasan K.N., Broadcasting Education, Discovery Publishing House,
New Delhi.
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Semester : IV
Course code : AC III (Second Allied Course - III)
Part : III
HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
Unit 1: Growth and Development
Meaning of Growth and Development, Development tasks, Development stages.
Conception pregnancy & Delivery.
Infancy : Major adjustment of infancy.
Babyhood :Emotional behaviour in babyhood - Hazards of babyhood.
Early childhood : Emotional and Social Behaviour.
Late childhood : Emotional and Social Behaviour.
Unit 2: Puberty
Causes and age of puberty - Body changes at puberty - effects of puberty changes,
adolescence - Developmental tasks of Adolescence, Emotional, Social aspects of
adolescence.
Unit 3: Early and Late Adulthood.
Developmental tasks of Early Adulthood - Vocational, marital, social Adjustment - Late
Adulthood - Adjustment to parenthood.
Unit 4: Middle Age.
Developmental tasks of middle age - social adjustment - Adjustment to physical changes
- vocational and marital hazards of middle age.
Unit 5: Old Age
Characteristics of old age - Development task of old age, adjustment to retirement -
Adjustment to loss of spouse - Life hazards of old age.
Text book
Elizabeth B. Hurlock, Development of psychology, Tata Mc Graw Hill & Pub.
Coorporation Limited, New Delhi, 2002.
References:
English Oscy, Emotional problems of living London : George Allen and Alwin
Limited, 1958.
Hurlock E.B., Developmental psychology, 1975.
Thompson, C.G., Child Psychology, New Delhi, Sorject Publications, 1981.
Qamar Hasan, Personality Assessment - A French Psychological Look, Gyan
Publishing house, New Delhi, 1997.
Lawrence, Adult Personality Developmetn, Theories and concepts, S. Wrightsman,
Sage Publications, New Delhi, 1994.
Alice Eagly H. & Shelly Chiken, The Psychology of Attitudes, Harcourt Brace
Jovanovich college publishers, New York, 1993.
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Non Major Elective - II
CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL ISSUES AND PROBLEMS
Unit 1:
Poverty and dependency: Definition, Relation between poverty and dependency - Classes
of dependence - Care of the dependants. Factors responsible for poverty and dependency.
Measures to eradicate poverty and dependency in India.
Unit 2:
Beggary : Definition - Causes - types, ways and means of preventing beggary.
Rehabilitation measures of the government.
Unit 3:
Prostitution : Definition, Types, Causes - Implications and rehabilitative measures.
Unit 4:
Alcoholism and Drug Addiction: Alcoholism - Causes / implications, prevention and
prohibition, causes of success & failure of prohibition, Drug addiction - Meaning, types
of drugs - Causes of addiction and teenagers - effects - remedial measures and Deaddiction..
Unit - 5
Juvenile delinquency : Definition - causes - consequences, vagrancy, truancy, street
children - prevention - reformation of delinquents.
References:
Merton, Robert.K and Nisbert Lemert, Contemporary Social Problems Ny: Hard
Course Brace 1965.
Lemert, Social Pathology Ny, Hard Couse Brace 1962. (1978 Reprit).
Athreya, Venkatesh B Sheela Rani Chuukkath, Literacy and Empowerment Sage
Publishing, New Delhi, 1996.
Williams Kornblum, Joseph Julian, Social Problems, 8th Edition, Prentice Hall Inc.,
1975.
Dr. Sunil, Social Problems in India - Issues & Perspectives, Regency Publications
House, New Delhi, 1990.
Bharti Sharma, Juvenile Deliquents and their social culture, Uppal Publishing House,
New Delhi, 1990.
Bhattacharya. S.K., Social Problems in India - Issues and Perspectives, published
byegency Publications, New Delhi.
Madan.G.R.Indian Social Problems, Vol.I&II, Allied, Bombay
Stanley, Selwyn, Social Problems in India: Perspectives for Intervention, Allied, New
Delhi,2004
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Semester : V
Course code : CC VII
Part : III
THEORIES OF SOCIAL WORK
Unit 1: Theory in social work
Theory - Definition, functions, characteristics - relevance and importance of theory in
Social Work.
Unit 2: Role Theory
Meaning - Concept of Role in Social Work - role conflict - Application of Role Theory
in Social Work.
Unit 3: Gestalt Theory
Introduction - Origin of Gestalt theory - its impact on social work practice - Treatment
methods and techniques.
Unit 4: Crisis Theory
Introduction - origin of crisis theory - sociological studies in crises theory- Social work
& crises theory - social work practice in crises situation -Treatment in crises theory.
Unit 5:
Psycho-analytic theory & Social work practice.
References:
Ministry of Social Welfare, The Encyclopedia of social work in India.
Tripathy .B.D.Nature of Sociological Theories, New Delhi: Sterling Ltd.,
Turner J.Francia, A social work treatment, New York: the free press 1979.
Colemann: Abnormal Psychology.
Mangal S.k., Abnormal Psychology, Sterling Publishers Private Limited.
Francies, G. Abraham, Sociological Theory, Oxpord Press University Press, New
Delhi.
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Semester : V
Course code : CC VIII
Part : III
SOCIAL WELFARE ADMINISTRATION
Unit 1:Administration:
Concept, importance, definition, goals, type of administration, definition and nature of
social work administration.
Unit 2: Basic Administrative Processes:
Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Decision Making, Coordination, Recording and
Budgeting, Communication.
Unit 3: Personnel Administration:
Staff selection, Induction, Training, Orientation, Placement, Service conditions,
Discipline, staff morale, Supervision and Evaluation.
Unit 4: Public Relations
Meaning, Need for Public relations, Principles, use of different media, fund raising.
Unit 5: Voluntary Organisations:
Registration and role of voluntary organization in social welfare: Functioning of Boards
and committees.
REFEENCE:
Kulkarani. Dm, essays in Social Administration.
Urwick.L, the elements of Administration.
Fraser Moore, Public Relations.
Arthur Denhen, Administration.
Jain S.P., Social Welfare Administration.
Paul Chowdary, Social Welfare Administration.
Elwood Stree, Social Agengy Administration.
Hall, P.L.Public Administration.
Sachadeva, D.R. Social welfare Administration -in India, Kitab Mahal New Delhi,
1998.
Pat Young, Mastering Social welfare, Mc Millan Press Ltd., Londan,2000.
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Semester : V
Course code : CC IX
Part : III
FAMILY AND CHILD WELFARE
Unit 1:
Philosophy of family and child welfare- National child welfare policy in India
Unit 2:
Problems of children - child abuse, chills labour, street children- female infanticide, girl
children.
Unit 3:
Family welfare planning programme and methods of family planning- natural family
planning methods- artificial methods.
Unit 4:
Family and child welfare services by social welfare and other departments of
government.
Unit 5:
Role of voluntary agencies in family and child welfare services Institutional and Non-
Intuitional services for family and child welfare, national and international organisations
working for children in India.
References:
Bee Dell, C. 1970, Residential life with Children London: Routledge and Keganpaul.
Daridson. F and Gornicki. B 1964, Care of Children in day centers Genera W.H.O.,
Publications.
Deranandan and Thomas, M.M.1959, changing Pattern of Family in India, Bangalore
press.
Gokkale S.D and Lohani N.K.1979, Child in India: Bombay Lomaria Publication.
Girija Khanna and Varghesu M.A.1978, Indian women today, Delhi Vikas
Publications.
Rudolf C.Heredia, The Family in changing World, Edward Mathias, Indian Social
Institute, New Delhi, 1995.
Aruna Khas Giwala, Family Dynamics, Anmol Publication, New Delhi.
Digumarti Bhaskara Rao, Care the Child Vol I and Vol II, Discovery Publishing
House, New Delhi, 1997.
Laxmi Devi, Encyclopaedia of Child and Family Welfare Vol I & II, Institute for
Sustainable Development, Lucknow and Anmol publication, New Delhi.
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Semester : V
Course code : CC X
Part : III
INTRODUCTION TO COUNSELLING.
Unit 1:
Introduction to Counselling: Meaning, definition, need and importance of counselling
& professional ethics in counselling.
Unit 2: Basic Principles of Counselling:
Participation, individulisation, confidentially, communication, acceptance, self
confidence, self awareness and other principles governing the counselling
relationship.
Unit 3:
Counselling process, interview and its significance in counselling- Use of observation
in counselling and understanding of emotion in counselling.
Unit 4:
Techniques of group counselling, strategies and structure- barriers to effective
Counselling sessions: Counselling evaluation.
Unit 5:
Components of effective counseling; Personality of the counselor's skills- Role and
functions of the counselor in schools, industries, family, hospitals & rehabilitation
institutions.
References:
1. Burnett.J :Counselling with young people
2. Fred Machinery : Counselling for personal Adjustment
3. Morrisco C. Engine: Counselling with Young people
4. Shesrom Everlett, Brammer M.Lawrence: The Dynamics of counselling process
5. Tobbert,E.L: Introdution to counselling
6. Colin Feltham, Controversies in psycho therapy and counselling, Sage
publications, New Delhi, 1999.
7. Kathryn Geldard & David Geldard, Counselling Children, A pratical Introduction,
Sage Publications,New Delhi, 1997.
8. Charles J.O.leary, Counselling Couples and Families. A Person centred
Approach,, sage Publications, New Delhi,1999.
9. Keith Tudor, Group Counselling, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 1999.
10. Don. C.Locke, Jane, E.Mayers, Edwin I.Iless, the Hand book of Counselling,
Sage publication, International Educational and professional Publishers, New
Delhi-2001.
11. Tara Chand Sharma, Modern Methods of Guidance and Guidance and
Counselling Sarup & Son's, New Delhi 2002.
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Semester : V
Course code : MBE-I (Major Based Elective - I)
Part : III
DISASTER MANAGEMENT
Unit-I: Disaster
Definition, hazards, Vulnerability and Disaster cycle. Key agents in disaster
management- Dimensions of Disaster Management
Unit-II
Response to Disasters-survey, assessment, importance & scope /basics of planning,
sources of information- nature of crisis information, communication, and co-ordination of
information
man and management- disaster planning- early warning systems, managing human
awareness, Vulnerability analysis.
Unit-III
Disaster- Indian experience
Nature Disaster- Floods/drought/cyclone/earthquake disaster - communal violence/
Ethnic conflicts/ refugees.
Other disaster- epidemic/fire/industrial disaster/ road accidents/ air accidents/railway
accidents.
Unit-IV
Indian Disaster Management- Role of central state governments-role of NGO's in
disaster management- role of media in disaster management-role of education in training
and management.
Unit-V
Tsunami-Reality/ Facts/ Responses
Role of local/ state/ National International/ NGO's& Role of social workers.
References:
Shailendra K.Singh, Subhash C.Keradu, Shoba Singh Handbook of modern
Management Miffal publications, 1998 New Delhi-110059
Parasuram. S and Unnikrishnan. P.V Oxford University press, YMCA, library
building, Jai singh Road, 2000 NewDelhi-110001
Sachdeva J.L., Indian Journal of Adult Education, Vol. %9, NO-3 July- September
1998.17-B,Indra prastha Estate, NewDelhi-110002.
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Semester : VI
Course code : CC XI
Part : III
WELFARE OF THE PERSONS WITH DISABILITY
Unit 1: Disability
Concepts, impairment, handicapped and rehabilitation. Types of disabilities- Visually
handicapped, hearing handicapped, mentally handicapped, orthopeadically handicapped
including spastics children and leprosy cured. Psycho-Social problems of the disabled:
Social work intervention with the disabled
Unit 2:
Causes of disabilities- malnutrition, vitamin deficiencies, genetic disorder, congenital
deformities, accidents etc.,
Unit 3:
Persons with Disability Act 1995- emphasis on the appointment of state commissioners
for disabled in all States.
Unit 4:
Government scheme for disabled offered by state commissioner for disabled-(a) Special
education (b) Training programme (c) Employment of persons with disability (d) Self
Employment for disabled and (e) Supplying of aids and appliances: Grant- in aid to
NGO'S Vocational training and welfare of persons with disabilities in Tamilnadu.
Unit 5:
Approaches in rehabilitation- community based approach and out reach programmes by
NGO'S for disabled, Role of family in the treatment, training and rehabilitation of the
handicapped.
Reference:
1. Spurgeon and Pearson- Emotional Problems of living.
2. Minna field, Patients and People, New York, Columbia University press.
3. Ida M. Cannon, On the Social Frontiers of Medicine, London, Harward
University press.
4. Merfalia,J.C-Handicapped Child.
5. Merfalia,J.C-Rehabilitation in India, Publication.
6. Policy Note, Citizens Charter and Performance Budget of social welfare Dept,
Govt. of Tamilnadu.
7. PWD Act 1995 Govt. of India Publication.
8. Schemes for Disabled by state commissioner.
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Semester : VI
Course code : CC XII
Part : III
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (Rural & Urban)
Unit 1: Community Development
Definition, Meaning, Concept, history, philosophy, objectives and principles of
community development in India.. Rural Urban contrast.
Unit 2: The Role of Nucleus groups in Rural Development
Formation of Nucleus group in Rural Development, the power structure, Social action,
characteristics of nucleus group members, people's participation & Social education -
Scope, concept, aims and problems, methods - adult literary methods.
Unit 3:
Community Development Process & Role of Community Development Worker.
Unit 4: Rural Community development
Scope, Features and problems. Rural Community Development Programmes -
Government & Voluntary agencies - NIPCCD, CAPART, NABARD, PADI, DRDA.
Unit 5: Urban Development Programme
Agencies - CMDA, DDA, Tamil Nadu Urban Development Project (TNUDP),
Municipal Administration, Housing development agencies, etc. Role of state Government
& NGO's in Urban Development.
References:
Jain S.C., Community Development and Panchayat Raj in India.
Rajeswari Deyal, Community Development Programme in India.
Mukeriji, B., Community Development in India, New Delhi, Orient Longmans.
Dahema O.P., Extension and Rural Welfare, Ram Prasad & Sons, Agra - 3.
Eminger, Dognals, A guide to community Development, Ministry of Community
Development.
Jain S.C. Rural Development Institution & Strategies, Rawat Publications, Jaipur,
1985.
Sethuramalingam. V, Urban Housing: Policies. Programmes and Interventions, S.S.
Pub, Trichirappalli, 2007
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Semester : VI
Course code : CC XIII
Part : III
WOMEN AND DEVELOPMENT
Unit 1:
Demographic profile of women in India. Status and role of women in family and society.
Family Literacy rate and gender differences.
Unit 2:
Women and Work Employment conditions of women, problems faced in work spot,
women workers in unorganised sector.
Unit 3:
Women participation in social and political affairs, prejudice about women in polities,
reservations and representation of women in politics (Women and Law)
Unit 4:
Atrocities on women domestic violence, violence in conjugal home - dowry, wife
battering, sexual harassment, women in media magazines.
Unit 5:
Women Commission - aims - objectives - activities of women commission - women
liberation movements, women help line, women empowerment ; characteristics of an
empowered women.
References:
Deni, Laxmi, "Violence against women and related law and justice" Animol
Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi 1998.
Krishnaraj. M., "Globalisation and Women in India" Perspectives in Social Work,
Vol-XII, 1997.
Women Development the Indian Experience Mira Sethu, Sage Publications, New
Delhi.
Social Framework and strategies in Women's Developmet Maithili Vishwanathan,
published by Printuel, Rupa Books Pvt. Ltd. Jaipur.
Status of Indian Women. Crisis and Confhd in Gender issues Vol 4. Uma Shankarjha,
Aratimeht Aatika menon.
Women in Developmetn Perspectives form selected Status of Indias. P.R.Reddy. P.
Sumangali.
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Semester : VI
Course code : MBE II (Major Based Elective - II)
Part : III
FIELD WORK PRACTICUM
Purpose of Field Work Practice in the VI semester is
1. To deepen the student's knowledge in understanding social problems
2. To develop skills in analysis and interpretation of social problems.
Nature of Field Work:
Existing Social Problems will be studies by the independent group and present a seminar.
GUIDELINES FOR FIELD WORK EVALUATION - Major Paper X & XIV
Marks
1. Regularity in Field Work and the average time spent 10
2. Regularity in submitting the Reports 5
3. Regularity in supervisory conference 5
4. Report Content 20
5. Initiativeness & Resourcefulness 10
6. Utilisation of supervision for professional growth 10
7. Viva - Voce Examinations 40
Total 100
Semester : VI
Course code : MBE III (Major Based Elective - III)
Part : III
CORRECTIONAL SOCIAL WORK
Unit 1: Criminal Justice System:
Legislative - police - judiciary and correctional system - origin and development of
correctional social work in India.
Unit 2:
Penology and corrections - probation - parole - half way homes - open air prisons and
welfare measures meant for prisons - prisoners rights UN minimum standard rules for
prisons.
Unit 3:
Social defense in India - juvenile delinquency - Institutional & Non - institutional
programmes for delinquency - Juveniles guidance Bureau - Boys Club - Boot Camps
and other programmes meant for delinquents.
Unit 4:
Victimology - concept - philosophy - Victimology in India.
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Unit 5: Correctional Techniques:
Preventive and curative measures - Role of social worker in correctional Administration.
Social theory - psycho analysis and other therapeutic methods of corrections.
References:
Sutherland and Chessy, Principles of Criminology, Bombay. The times of India Press,
1968.
Tappan Paul, W. Contemporary Corrections, New York: Hill Book Ltd., Inc.1951.
Tappan Paul, W. Crime, Justice & Correction, New York: Mc.Graw Hill Book
Company.
Wadia, A.R., Historical and Philosophical Background of Social Work, Tata Institute
of Social Publications, Bombay.
Chakrabarthi N.K., Juvenile Justice, Deep & Deep Publications, Pvt.Ltd., New Delhi,
1999.
Panakal J.J. & S.D.Gokhale, Crime and Corrections in India, rate Institute of Social
Sciences, Bombay, 1989.
Parvesh K.Atri, Dimensions of Crime in India, Anmol Publications Pvt.Ltd., New
Delhi, 1998.
Ansari, M.A.Social Justice and Crime in India, Sunlime Publications Jaipur, 1996.
Antony A.Vass, Social Work Competencies - Core Knowledge Values and Skillls,
Sage Publications, New Delhi, 1998.
Rajendra K.Sharma, Criminology and Penelogy, Atlantic Publicshers and
Distributors, Delhi, 1998.
Donald Brieland, Lela B.Costin, Charless R.Atherton, Contemporary Social Work
and Social Welfare, Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data, 1985.
Vodelean Chery, James, Introduction to criminology.

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