Sociology

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY

Brief History:

   Department of Sociology started from the time of the inception of the college i.e. from 1979. Initially there were three papers of sociology. Six papers were introduced in 1987. Department of Sociology plays an important role in making students aware about the society and sensitizing them about the various issues in the society.

VISION :

  • To enable the learners to become critical thinkers, pragmatic communicators and leaders of change.

MISSION:

  • Our Mission is to generate qualitative and innovative teaching, build stronger communities and promote understanding of social forces.

OBJECTIVES:

  • To sensitize the students towards social problems and particularly the problems faced by women in society.
  • To develop research skills among the students.
  • To use modern tools and techniques extensively in imparting information and knowledge.
  • To facilitate the development of personality of students.

Students Strength:     100

Results:  

CLASS

PAPER SEM PERCENTAGE

YEAR

F.Y.B.A

I I 66.66 OCT-2018
     S.Y.B.A          II         III          92.10 OCT-2018
  III III 92.10

OCT-2018

Special Papers offered:

T.Y.B.A

T.Y.B.A Syllabus revised in the Academic year 2018-19

Semester – V

Theoretical Sociology (IV)

Sociology of Work (V)

Sociology of Gender (VI)

Sociology of Human Resource Development (VII)

Urban Sociology (VIII)

Quantitative Social Research (IX)

Semester -VI

Anthropological Thought (IV)

Sociology of Informal Sector (V)

Gender and Society in India: Contemporary Debates and Emerging Issues

Sociology of Organisations

Urbanisation in India: Issues and Concerns (VIII)

Qualitative Social Research (IX)

S.Y.B.A Syllabus was revised in the academic year 2017-18

Sem- III

Indian Society: Structure and Change (II)

Contemporary Issues in Indian Society (III)

Sem-IV

Sociology of Development (II)

Emerging Fields in Sociology (III)

 F.Y.B.A (Revised in the year 2015-16)

SEM-I Foundations of Sociology

SEM-II Fundamentals of Sociology

 

Departmental Activities:

Sr.No

Name of Activity Date No. of Students

Topic

1

Inter-departmental Lecture 14th Aug., 2018 06 Total Quality Managemet

2

Quiz Competition 29th Aug., 2018

16

 Sociological Quiz

3

Inter-departmental Lecture 04th Feb., 2019

25

Perspective on Cyber Crime
4 Guest Lecture 05th Feb., 2019 53

Careers in Sociology

Facultie Member:

NDMishra

Mrs. N. D. Mishra                                                                                          

Associate Professor

Qualification : M. A., M. phil.

Seminar / Workshop/ Conference Attended / Paper Publication

  • Paper published in National Level Conference on  “Quality, Equality and Innovation in Higher Education” On the topic The Challenges of Higher Education: Vision and Task Ahead
  • Paper published in National Level Conference on  “Liberalized Economy: Challenges and Prospects” On the topic Liberalisation and its Impact on Women Workers in India.
  • Paper published in National Level Conference on ‘Innovative Trends in Economics, Commerce, Engineering, Techonology and Management’ on the topic Role of Informal Sector in Urban Economy.
  • Attended Workshop on the revised syllabus of F.Y.B.A (Sem I & II) at Dnyanasadhana College, Thane on 8th July, 2016.
  • National Level Conference on Re-framing the Environment: Resources, Risk and Resistance in Neo-liberal India organised by Department of Sociology, University of Mumbai, Santacruz, Mumbai.
  • Attended National Conference on “ Transforming Indian thourgh Quality Education” org. by Shri. B. Vartak College, Borivali West, Mumbai on 2nd & 3rd December, 2016.
  • Attended one Day workshop on SYBA Syllabi Revision on 15th, 2016 at Dnyanasadhana College, Thane
  • A  Paper entitled “Women Entrepreneurship: Problems & Prospects” page no. 46-49, published in a Peer Review Journal: The Quest: A Search for Budding Research Talents.  (ISBN: 978-93-5262-269-6)

Position Held :

  1. In-charge of Women Development Cell
  2. Member of Admission Committee
  3. Member of IQAC
  4. Examiner for T.Y.B.A University Exam
  5. Acted as a Subect Expert to do selection of candidates in the subject of Sociology for Self Finance Course, on 7th September, 2018, at Kandivali Education Society’s B.K. Shroff College of Arts and M.H. Shroff College of Commerce, Kandivali- (West)
  6. Attended a National Seminar “Eliminating Violence against Women: Strategies and Legal Mechanism”, held on 29th September, 2018, organized by GES’s Shri Bahusaheb Vartak Arts , Commerce and Science College, Borivali-W.
  7. Participated in Sativali Camp orgainsed by N.S.S
  8. Organised Seminar on “Awareness of Prevention of Sexual Harassment at the Workplace and Uncoscious Bias” as in-charge of WDC.
  9. Conducted Essay Writing and Poetry Writing Competition as an In-charge of WDC.
  10. Organised Workshop on “Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)” in collobration with Metropolis Labs, PCOS Society of India and WE Foundation, as an In-charge of WDC.

Any other 

  • Nirmala Mishra Submitted proposal for UGC Minor Research Project on the topic “A Study of How Social Media Impacts Children, Adolescents and Families : with special reference to Malad (East), Mumbai-97 on 29th July 2015.

 

SYadav

Mrs. Sushila R. Yadav
Assistant Professor

Qualification

  • M.A. in Sociology and Political Science.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in “Dr. Ambedkar’s Thoughts”.
  • State Eligibility Test (SET) in Sociology.
  • Certificate Course in Human Rights.
  • Pursuing Ph.D from Mumbai University.
  • Publications : Paper Published in ISSN Journal 2279-0632, Title: Informal Sector in India.
  • Paper Published in ISSN Journal 2319-8648, Title: Declining Child Sex Ratio in India: An Issue of concern.
  • Participated and presented a paper in Two day National Conference on “Economic Slowdown and Challenges before Indian Economy” held on 10th & 11th January, 2014, organized by G.E.S. Shri. Bhausaheb Vartak College, Borivali (W).(Title: Global Economic Crisis: Impact on Informal Sector of Indian Economy. ISBN: 978-93-5142-394-2)
  • Participated and Presented a paper in One day International Seminar on “Status of Women in Transitional Societies: Issues and Challenges” held on 25th January, 2014, organized by University of Mumbai Centre for Central Eurasian Studies in Collaboration with B.L. Amlani College. (Title: Female Entrepreneur in Informal Sector: Issues and Constraints, ISBN: 978-93-83072-15-6)

Position Held :

  1. Co-ordinator of Counselling Centre
  2. Member of Gymkhana Committee
  3. Examiner and Paper setter for Y.B.A University Exam
  4. Attended the Syllabus Revision Workshop for the Revised Third Year Bachelor of Arts, organised by the Department of Sociology in collaboration with Board of Studies in Sociology, on 5th July, 2018, held at Kishinchand Chellaram College, Churchgate.
  5. Attended the Syllabus Revision Workshop organised by Department of Sociology of St Andrew’s College of Arts, Science and Commerece, Bandra (West) in collaboration with the Board of Studies in Sociology, on Monday 30 July 2018 for Paper Vi: Sociology of Gender
  6. Acted as a Subect Expert to do selection of candidates in the subject of Sociology for Self Finance Course, on 7th September, 2018, at Kandivali Education Society’s B.K. Shroff College of Arts and M.H. Shroff College of Commerce, Kandivali- (West)
  7. Acted as a Judge for intercollegiate ‘Short Film Making Competition” organised by Royal College of Arts, Science and Commerece, Mira Road, held on 8th September, 2018.
  8. Organised an Elocution Competition and a survey on the “ Social Media: A Double-edge sword” ( Sept-Oct2018) under Counselling Centre on 25th, 2018
  9. Acted as a Convenor for National Seminar on “Eliminating Violence against Women: Strategies and Legal Mechanism”, held on 29th September, 2018 organized by GES’s Shri Bahusaheb Vartak Arts , Commerce and Science College, Borivali-W
  10. Delievered a lecture on “HIV-AIDs Awareness” on 1st, 2018 orgainsed by RCC and N.S.S on the occasion of World Aids Day
  11. Delievered a lecture on Gender Sensitization on 25th, 2018 at N.S.S Camp
  12. Participated in Sativali Camp orgainsed by N.S.S

Seminar/ Conference / Workshop Attended :

  • Attended One Day workshop on T.Y.B.A Syllabi Revision pertaining to Semester based credit system organized by Ramniranjan Jhunjhunwala College, Ghatkopar (W), held on 13th June, 2013.
  • Attended a workshop on “How to write a Research Proposal” by Arvind Luhar, HOD in Accountancy at Government of Maharashtra’s J.Y. College, Jogeshwari (E), Mumbai-60, held on 30th September 2013 ,organized by GES’s SBV College, Borivali (W), Mumbai-91.
  • Attended workshop on T.Y.B.A Revised Syllabi pertaining to Semester based credit system organized by St. Andrew’s College, Bandra (W), held on 4th Dec., 2013.
  • Attended National Seminar UGC SAP DRS Phase 2 Titled “ Genders, Feminisms and Sociologies in India: Towards a state of ‘Altered-Ness’ held on 29th, 30th and 31st January, 2014, organized by Department of Sociology, University of Mumbai.
  • Participated as Delegate at the “Bandh-Anubandh” the Short-Film Festival on “Relationship” organized by Department of Psychology and Sociology, V.G.Vaze College, Mulund, Mumbai on 4th February, 2014.

Any other :

  • In-charge Teacher of Social Science Association.
  • Visiting faculty for “General Nursing and Midwifery” in Guru Nanak Hospital and Research Centre, Bandra, Mumbai

Ongoing Research Work:

Working on a Research Project titled “Career Consciousness among Female Students: A Reflection of Socio-economic and Cultural Background of the Family”, funded by Maharashtra State Commission for Women.