SOWK7002 (Core)

Social science theories for social work

Social workers have to work with people from various walks of life, having multifarious problems of different nature. The problems faced by the social work clients are basically rooted from personal as well as societal causes. This course covers a multitude of social science theoretical concepts and perspectives, mainly in the sociology discipline. The course provides analytical frameworks for students to understand the possible factors leading to the origin and nature of social problems. Students can then analyze social problems at various levels, ranging from community, to society and global levels, and devise appropriate intervention in their future practice.