Classical and modern views on Economy, Polity and Society: Illustrations from selective texts (from Sociology), Positive Theory of the state and the system of control. The structure and the process in modern societies: Social frameworks of knowledge and development, Social change and Modernization, Process of society and community formation, Ethnic groups and states, conflicts in multi-ethnic societies, ethnicity and nation-building. Critical and systemic approaches to the study of development, world views and paradigms, Politics and ideology, Problems of social and system integration. Locus of control and agencies of social control: Structure of government, citizens and social institutions. Ethical and political orientation: Democratization and democratic theory responsive, identificational and epistemic conceptions of democracy, Civic morals and provinces of social ethics, Environmentalism and environmental ethics, Facts and standards, Education in the social and political environment, Policy perspectives for sustainable development, Inter-state relations and conceptions of world society.
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