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Semester and Year Offered: WS 2019
Course Coordinator and Team: TBD
Email of course coordinator: TBD
Aim: This course aims to map out the broad terrain around which the application of sociological knowledge is possible and mapping out organisations that have a potential for employability.
- This course will enable students to gain a conceptual understanding of organisation and keys debates on organisational theory
- Students will be exposed to a variety of organisations that will assist them in determining scope for employability
- Students would have interacted with representatives from a spectrum of organisations wherein their knowledge of sociology could be applied.
Brief description of modules/ Main modules:
- This course entails guest/special lectures/workshop within Ambedkar University Delhi and visits to various organisations.
- Organisational Visits
- Organisational visits as part of this course would include visits to Government, Non-government, Civil society, Research institutes and International Organisations located in Delhi NCR.
- Tentative List of Organisations
- Trade Unions: CITU/AITUC/BMS/HMS/SEWA
- National and International Organisations: Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA)/ International Labour Organisation (ILO)//International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW)
- Government: National Commission for Women (NCW)/V.V. Giri National Labour Institute (VVGNLI)
Assessment Details with weights:
- Attendance and In-class participation 25%
- Field visit (group assignment) 20% (2nd week March)*
- Group Presentations 20% (3rd week March)
- End-Term paper 35% (2nd week April)
- * Field visit will be arranged by the Course Coordinator
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- OstlinPiroska (2002): Examining Work and its effects on Health in Gita Sen et al (Ed.): Engendering International Health The Challenge of Equity, MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 63-81.
- Navarro Vicente, Leiyu Shi (2001): The political context of social inequalities and health, Social Science and Medicine, Vol 52, pp 481-491.
- Ahn, P.S. and Ahn, Y. 2012. ‘Organising Experiences and Experiments among Indian Trade Unions: Concepts, Processes and Showcases’, The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, 5(4): 573–593.