Post date: 10/30/2012 - 23:54

Following the main hindrances to social mobility, 1. Joint family system 2. Illiteracy 3. Poor economic condition 4. No desire for change

Post date: 10/16/2012 - 09:54

We can define community as a larger group of individuals living together for a long time in a locality having common interest, goals, ways of life and norms etc. and meeting out most of their needs from local social institutions. Rural community is an area which is under development and not civilized, based on geographical conditions.

Post date: 03/10/2012 - 05:12

Society makes various types of social control depending on the social situations. In primitive societies beliefs and superstitions are enough for the control. In rural areas folkways, norms, beliefs, customs and traditions are used as means social control, while in modern societies formal agencies like police

Post date: 03/10/2012 - 04:54

Social control is the basic mean of social solidarity and conformity rather than deviance. It controls the behavior, attitudes and actions of individuals to balance their social situation. Man is born free but in chains everywhere he lives. A person living in a society has to adopt certain rules and regulation.